Welcome to Chocolate Week!

If there's one thing we can rely on as we enter the second week of February, it's a glut of chocolate everywhere we look: at the drugstore, at the market, in our inboxes, in the air. Blame Valentine's Day, a skeptic might say—but we're not blaming the influence of the holiday of love, we're celebrating it! This week we're diving in head-first to a sea of chocolate, in all its iterations: white, milk, dark, bittersweet, and savory. We kicked things off this morning with a recipe for Alice Medrich's exquisitely rich, cocoa-dusted, semisweet truffles, and it's only going to get better from here. Stick around these next five days for the best brownies and cookies, a guide to chocolate terms, homemade candies, the best store-bought bars, savory chocolate recipes like you've never seen them before, and so much more.