Sweet Ideas for Valentine's Day


Make your first stop this Valentine's Day the gift boutique in your local Kowalski's market. With frames, necklaces, bracelets and scarves from funky to fabulous and a craveable collection of handbags, wristlets, wallets, totes, shoulder bags, clutches and notebook covers in every shape, size and color, your search for the perfect gift for your sweetheart is over. Also look for lush, classic fragrances from Thymes, creamy chocolates from Lake Champlain and a wide assortment of beautiful cards, wraps and gorgeous gift bags.


Don't forget the flowers! Kowalski's designers are ready to assist with a completely custom design. Get your orders in early! Ask if delivery is available from your market. Of course, we'll have a variety of beautiful, fresh Grab-n-Go bouquets – including Signature bouquets – and vases in every store.


Our chocolate selection can't be beat. Kowalski's is proud to offer one of the most extensive offerings of chocolate candy bars in the Twin Cities. Our line-up of gourmet, local, organic and artisan-crafted chocolate bars come in white, milk, and a variety of dark and extra-dark flavors with all varieties of nuts but also includes unique flavors and accents like ginger, currants, chilies, sesame, wasabi, bacon, lavender, smoked salt and much more. Look for chocolates from these sweets makers in the Grocery Department:

  • Valentine's Day SceneGodiva
  • Abdallah
  • Ghirardelli
  • Scharffen Berger
  • Perugina
  • B.T. McElrath
  • Lindt
  • Chocolove
  • Green & Black's
  • Dagoba
  • Vosges
  • Theo

Also look for our Kowalski's Signature Chocolate Bars and candies, including our luscious Sea Salt Caramels and wrapped holiday candies as well as many, many more brands.

Bakery Treats

Our special recipe sheet cakes, layer cakes, cheesecakes and showstopping cupcakes are perfect for Valentine's Day. Who can resist our scratch-made indulgences, made by us with our own all natural, homestyle buttercream frostings and ganache? Might we recommend the ultra-decadent Flourless Chocolate Cake or the stunning Red Velvet Cake? Call your local market for a special order or for a sweetly personalized confection.

Romantic Dinner Ideas

Finally, plan a candlelit dinner at home with this easy menu served with steamed basmati rice:
Gorgonzola and Herb-Topped Beef Tenderloin

Green Bean and Red Pepper Sauté
Chocolate Crème Brûlée with Fresh Raspberries

You can find other recipe ideas perfectly suited to the occasion in our Valentine's Day recipe file.

Don't Forget the Wine!

The wine specialists in our Woodbury, Eagan, Uptown and Oak Park Heights markets are also ready to assist you in selecting the perfect bottle for Valentine's Day – either a bottle of bubbly with which to toast your love, or the ideal compliment to any romantic dinner menu.

Selection and availability vary by market.

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