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A Candle Garden

Romance is in the details, especially at a Valentine's Day dinner.

Photography: Dana Gallagher

Source: Martha Stewart Living, February 1998


  1. Arrange pillar candles of different sizes and colors in a serving platter or shallow bowl.

  2. Surround the candles with a layer of dried beans (we used kidney beans, but pink lentils, red beans, and red rice also work nicely).

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