Entries by Diane Brown

A Romantic St. Patrick’s Day Menu

Romancing the Blarney Stone–a romantic St. Patrick’s Day menu by Diane Brown Our favorite expert on romantic menus, Diane Brown, created this menu when she was given the challenge of coming up with a romantic St. Patrick’s Day menu. Certainly St. Patrick’s day is a celebration not generally associated with romantic love but we believe that […]

Triple Citrus Sangria with Red Wine

Diane Brown, author of The Seduction Cookbook and our Diva Dish maven of dining for two gave us this recipe for citrus sangria from her Family Farm Box blog. She used California’s summer Valencia oranges to make this tart, tangy and refreshing treat. We love the layers of aphrodisiacs in this drink, including: cinnamon; citrus; […]

puttanesca sauce with romanesco cauliflower, spinach and oregano

This recipe comes to us from cookbook author Diane Brown. It’s adapted from The Seduction Cookbook. It is the perfect sauce for Pasta Puttanesca or to serve with chicken or fish. Comments Diane, “In The Seduction Cookbook, I wrote a recipe for puttanesca, adoring the sensual quality of the fragrant, salty, briny sauce and the legend that […]