1. Perfect Pairing
A good wine to go with your steak shouldn’t cost an arm and a leg. Graffigna Malbec, $19.99. Adelsheim Pinot Noir, $25.99.
2. For Your Sweetie
Pair a dark chocolate salted caramel truffle with a sip of sparkling Italian Prosecco. Truffles, $2.50 each. Single-serve bottle of vino, $6.95.
3. The lovers steak
The Porterhouse steak is perfect for a romantic meal for two: the filet for the lady and the strip for the gent. Serve with roasted potatoes. Steak, $13.99 per pound; marinated potatoes, $6.99 a pound.
1. Valentine Breakfast
Artisan jams add pizzazz to your breakfast in bed. Strawberry and raspberry-rhubarb, $9 each; peach with vanilla and moonshine $11.50.
2. Art for your mouth
They’re almost too lovely to eat – almost. Box of 10 hand-crafted fudge bars in flavors including hazelnut, cookies and cream, and green apple martini, $24.99.
3. (Peanut) Butter your biscuit
Big Spoon Roasters in Durham puts a spin on the spread by adding honey, coconut oil and sea salt. $12.
4. Send a message
Step out of the drugstore aisle to tell your sweetheart how you feel. “Books” card, $4.50; “Like” and “Light Up” letterpress cards, $5; “Lobster” letterpress card, $5.50.
WHERE TO SHOP
The Butcher’s Market
1225 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary
The Chocolate Boutique-Morrisville/Cary
3308 Village Market Place, Morrisville
111 W. Chatham St., Cary
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