6 Gifts for Valentine's Day

Hallmark store shelves and candy aisles are clearing out—the countdown to Valentine’s Day is on. Whether you like breakfast in bed or cooking up a lavish meal for yourself, here are six gifts perfect for the holiday.

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Led by cheese whizzes and founders of the Fairfield Cheese Company and Greenwich Cheese Company, Laura Downey and Chris Palumbo curate cut-to-order artisan and traditional cheeses to be delivered to your home. Choose from Classic, featuring three half-pound cuts of cheese, the Signature, also featuring three half-pound cuts of cheese plus artisan crackers and an accoutrement, or go rogue and create your own. The box for March includes Flora, a bloomy goat cheese from Capriole in Greenville, Indiana, Consider Bardwell Farm’s Pawlet raw cow from Vermont and Chiriboga Blue from Bavaria.

Brought to you by The Hate Stains Co.—who are on a mission to “bring stain removal out of the laundry and into life and the 21st century”—this product is specifically designed to do the near impossible, safely remove red wine stains almost instantly. Available online and in various stores around the country, the company says this is “the one bottle no wine lover should be without.”

Wake up to breakfast in bed (or dinner—you do you) with this modern tray designed by Eric Pfeiffer. Available in three finishes, the overlap tray sits 30 inches wide and is outfitted with a cupholder and rest for your serving ware. 

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The famed cookware company knows that the way to one’s heart is through their stomach, and Le Creuset's festive heart-shaped cast-iron pot is the perfect reason to stay in and cook for the person you love. Available in hibiscus or cerise, the Dutch oven also dons scalloped handles that “recall early Le Creuset designs from the 1920s.”

Say “I love you a latte” with the gift that keeps on giving. The Ninja Coffee Bar is both a single serve and glass carafe system and comes with a built-in frother to elevate your cuppa Joe. 

Nothing says Galentine’s Day like whipping up a baller dish from the recently released cookbook by celebrated chef Anita Lo. Dishes like steamed sea bass with shiitakes and slow-cooker short ribs with caramelized endive are drawn from Lo’s childhood, career and her travels around the globe. So do as Lo does and take the time to celebrate the most important person in your life—you.

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