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Last minute Valentine's Day gifts

Posted: 6:28 PM, Feb 14, 2020
Updated: 2020-02-14 20:43:30-05

NEW YORK — It should come to no surprise that “last minute Valentine’s Day ideas” is one of the top online searches every February 14.

This year, Americans are expected to spend more than $27 billion on the holiday.

According to experts, the sweetest gift you can give is something you make.

Homemade crafts like scrapbooks can tug at the heartstrings but nothing beats a home cooked meal.

“You could really find any easy recipe,” he told PIX11. “All you have to do is really know what you wanna do, who you want to do it for and how you want to do it, it’s simple as that.”

On this day, Chef Murray put together a tasty dish of red snapper and succotash which cost less than $20 to make.

“You could sit there and take something so small and make it so big that shows so much of yourself and give it to the person that you love,” he explained.