Chocolate is the number one food for romance. Not only is chocolate one of the world’s best-loved aphrodisiacs, it is one of the most popular, and trickiest, ingredients in baking. But baking and particularly making a sweet treat for someone special in your life should be a pleasure. And the results should be something delicious […]
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About Amy Reiley
Eat Something Sexy's Creator & Editor-in-Chief Amy Reiley is the award-winning author of five aphrodisiac cookbooks. She has her Master of Arts in Gastronomy, awarded by Le Cordon Bleu and The University of Adelaide.
Amy is considered a leading authority on aphrodisiacs. Her work in aphrodisiacs is quoted in publications including National Geographic, The New York Times, Epicurious, Wine Enthusiast, Health and Playboy magazines. She speaks internationally on aphrodisiac foods and has brought her knowledge of aphrodisiac history and science to national television shows including The Today Show and CBS Early Show. She is a frequent guest on relationship and lifestyle radio and podcast shows and has been interviewed by BBC and NPR radio, Cosmopolitan radio and popular podcasts including My Dad Wrote a Porno.
Amy is also a freelance food, wine and health researcher and writer as well as a wine competition judge. Her work has appeared in publications ranging from Variety to The Daily Meal. She is an MSN content provider. And she is also a former wine editor for Gayot.com and wine & spirits editor of Las Vegas magazine.
Fun fact: Amy was the creator of the first ever comprehensive food and wine apps, Amy Reiley's Pocket Gourmet and Amy Reiley's Pocket Vineyard for Palm.
Entries by Amy Reiley
Valentine’s Day is a special time for lovebirds to celebrate their bond. One of the most romantic ways to do this is by enjoying a glass of wine together. But with so many different types of wine to choose from, it can be overwhelming to decide what to serve on this special day. Luckily, you […]
I know my way around vegan smoothies. I make one every morning for my entire family. And although I’m always experimenting with new flavors, my original ginger smoothie with spinach and pear is the one that’s the true crowd-pleaser. I originally shared it in my cookbook, Romancing the Stove, but I’m offering it again here […]
Simple and fun to make, these sugared cranberries make a gorgeous garnish for sweet and savory dishes. They also make an eye-catching garnish for cocktails. Every December, I discover a new way to use them to delight and surprise my holiday guests.
The cognac cocktail is not a new concept. Bartenders have been mixing cognac into drinks for almost two centuries. But a new twist on an old idea can liven things up. In this case, the Brandy Alexander is transformed into a boozy, chocolatey masterpiece with a kiss of spice.
In my house, the bubbles flow at this time of year. For me, the pop of the cork makes every day feel festive. (By the way, did you know that Champagne is considered an aphrodisiac?) Of course, I can’t drink vintage Champagne every day of December. So I’ve become quite the expert on great affordable […]
The consumption of meat is associated with masculinity and virility. However, overindulging in red meat is associated with elevated blood cholesterol. But some choices of meats are better than others. One of the best choices for men might surprise you. It’s bison, a nutritious red meat also marketed as American buffalo. The health benefits of […]
Amazon started their Cyber Monday sales back on Black Friday and I’ve been scouring the site to find some of the best deals for cooking, sexual health and just making life easier in general. Best of all, this list is going to save you money!
Some dishes wow you with their presentation. Some wow you with complex flavors. And some are simply pure comfort. But this vegan stuffed kabocha squash is all three in one. Served in the whole, roasted squash, it is stunning. And its flavors are so intriguing you won’t miss the meat. Best of all, it’s a […]