9 Heart-Shaped Kitchen Tools for Valentine’s Day

If you’re trading a crowded restaurant for a cozy home-cooked dinner this year, let this festive cookware infuse prep time and mealtime with an element of romance.  


Valentine’s Day Measuring Spoons

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A meal made with love really does taste better, so use these pink and red heart-shaped measuring spoons to create a romantic dinner for your partner.

To buy: $6 for a set of four, surlatable.com.


Elegant Heart Cakelet Pan

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You could hack cupcake hearts using a regular muffin pan—or you could ensure each one comes out perfectly with this nonstick baking dish. Detailed, scalloped edges mean you can even skip the frosting in favor of a drizzle of chocolate sauce or a dusting of confectioner’s sugar.

To buy: $36, williams-sonoma.com.


Staub Cast Iron Heart Cocotte

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These cast iron vessels are coated with a red glass porcelain finish that’s resistant to scratches and is oven, broiler, microwave, and freezer safe. Use these mini pots to make table-ready, individual portions of potpie or macaroni and cheese.

To buy: $70, wayfair.com


Love Ramekin

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Whip up crème brulee (it’s easier than it sounds!) and serve it in this oven safe porcelain dish. When dessert is done, the sweet message will be revealed.

To buy: $5, surlatable.com.


Cookie Cutter Puzzle

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This clever cookie cutter solves two problems: It’s easier to store than traditional cookie cutters and it cuts out a dozen cookies at once. The kitchen tool comes with wrapping paper and stickers, so you can easily gift individual cookies. To buy: $12, amazon.com.


Nonstick Heart Pancake Egg Rings

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If breakfast in bed is your partner’s ultimate indulgence, make the eggs—or pancakes—extra special this year. These nonstick molds rest on the surface of your pan to shape food into hearts.

To buy: $10 for two, amazon.com.


Mini Heart Mold

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If you’re hosting a party, ensure your guest’s cocktails are ultra festive with these heart-shaped ice cubes. The mold can be used to make chocolates and other confections, too.

To buy: $11, amazon.com.


Heart Shaped Waffle Maker

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Whether you’re serving breakfast in bed or breakfast for dinner, make the meal a little more heartfelt with this waffle maker. The gadget makes five heart-shaped waffles. Come St. Patrick’s Day, use the machine to concoct one giant shamrock.

To buy: $40, crateandbarrel.com


You’re Intoxicating Heart Bottle Opener

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If your ideal Valentine’s Day date is curling up on the couch with your partner, a good movie, a pizza, and a few cold beers, let this cheeky bottle opener serve as a small reminder of the holiday.

To buy: $21, uncommongoods.com.