Go beyond the baked goods and chocolates and instead celebrate Valentine's Day with a classic mixed drink: Give your loved one's martini a heart-shaped beet garnish.
Cut a cooked red beet into 1/4-inch-thick rounds. Stamp out small hearts with a cookie cutter; drop them into ice-cold gin or vodka martinis.
The juice from the beet will slowly tint the drink magenta -- how's that for dramatic?
Here's how to make the perfect martini: