Better Together: Why you Should Cook With Your Partner: aka: Halibut in Provincial Sauce

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The claim that aphrodisiac foods and spirits increase desire, intensify the capacity for sexual enjoyment, and expand ones appetite for lust lacks proof from dietitians and scientists. Yet, romantic meals repeatedly procure love into people’s lives. Is it the awakening of the sensory faculty that helps people relax and open…

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Sweet Like Honey: Love, Health, and Honeyed Fruit Squares

Honey, a gift from the pollen of flowers and hard working bees, promises to sweeten everything it touches. The nectar’s association with love and sensuality reaches far and wide with mentions in the Bible, the Kama Sutra, and the Perfumed Garden. Historically, honey wine, a beverage of fermented yeast, water, and…

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Recipe: Vegan Basil Pesto; aka Basil to Keep Your Husband From Straying

Experiencing basil, wild on the hills of Rome will convert anyone disinterested in aphrodisiacs. Basil is fresh, exhilarating and rich all at the same time. The beauty of the basil plant with its luscious leaves surrounding tiny white flowers is that it paints a serene backdrop in window boxes and…

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Recipe: Black Bean Stuffed Ancho Chilies, aka The Forbidden Black Bean

; In the early Middle Ages, to help prevent Catholic nuns from breaking their vowed celibacy, Saint Jerome forbid them to eat black beans. Lore had it that based on the way the legumes grew, they promoted fertility in women. And though the Law of Similarity is more anecdotal then…

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Salads are Sexy!

Thanks to my CSA share I have more greens in my refrigerator than I know what to do with…. So, I juice them, throw them in my smoothies, and make multiple salads a day. Generally, I have an everything but the kitchen sink approach to my salads; however, this summer…

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