recipes to feed your lover

Fifty Ways to Feed Your Lover – recipes for lovers

Diva Dish

with chef Diane Brown

fifty ways to feed your lover
(or three easy recipes including an aphrodisiac cocktail!)

View all fifty – yes, there really are fifty – or just start cooking with these three easy recipes for lovers:

Roasted Garlic Hummus

hummus to feed your lover

Serve with pita bread, raw snow peas, carrot sticks or a nimble finger.

1 12-ounce can garbanzo beans, drained
1 head roasted garlic
Juice of 1 lemon
2 tablespoons olive oil
Kosher salt and ground black pepper to taste

Squeeze the roasted garlic from each individual clove. Combine all ingredients in the bowl of a food processor and process until smooth. Serve hummus at room temperature.

Steak Au Poivre with Pink Peppercorns

Steak au Poivre--a recipe to feed your loverDivine on a Valentine’s Day special menu, this exquisite, yet easy dish, can win the heart of any carnivore.

1 tablespoon sweet (unsalted) butter
1 shallot, minced fine
¼ cup cooking sherry
1 tablespoon pink peppercorns
¼ cup heavy cream
1 tablespoon coarsely ground black pepper
1 pinch kosher salt
2 8-ounce filet mignon or sirloin steaks

Heat broiler. Season steaks with course black pepper and salt on both sides. Place steaks under broiler and cook for approximately three minutes on each side for medium rare doneness.

In a saucepan, melt butter until bubbling. Add minced shallots and cook until soft. Add sherry and pink peppercorns and reduce by half. Stir in cream, and simmer until sauce thickens.

Place steaks on serving dishes and top with the peppercorn sauce. Serve.

 

Lover’s Margarita Cocktail

Lovers' Margarita--a recipe to feed your lover

1 ounce Agavero
1 ounce 1800 Reposado
Splash fresh lime juice

Pour over ice, garnish with lime wedge. Salt rim if desired. We recommend doubling the recipe and using two straws!

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