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Fennel and Tangerine Salad with Arugula and Sweet Onion

fennel and tangerine saladIf you love salad, winter can be a hard time of year. No plump, juicy tomatoes to decorate your plate. (Pity, since some say tomato is the original fruit of temptation.) The lack of peaches, basil, fresh little gem lettuces and summer squashes could get any salad lover down. Read more

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Irish Soda Bread Recipe–a simple recipe for a classic loaf

traditional Irish Soda Bread--so easy!With a name like Reiley I ought to know how to make a loaf of soda bread! Actually, I was taught this soda bread recipe by the owner of a pub in Ireland’s southwest. The key to this hearty loaf is high-quality, stone ground wheat flour. This kind of flour seems to be ubiquitous in Ireland but it’s definitely more rare on North American shores. It may take a little searching but the results are worth the effort. Read more

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The Easiest Herb Roast Chicken and Baby Fingerling Potatoes

The Easiest Herb Roast Chicken and New Potatoes | Eat Something SexySometimes it’s the little things that are most important. I’m talking about the little things like making a meal that requires little prep and bakes away happily while you spend your time on other, more meaningful things. Roast chicken is perfect for stress-free cooking. True, chicken can be mundane and is, unfortunately, often bland. But we’ve perked our bird up with aphrodisiac herbs and a pile of perfectly roasted new fingerlings. Read more

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Steel Cut Oats For Dinner: Turmeric Porridge with Kimchi and Fried Egg

steel cut oats for dinner--Turmeric Porridge with KimchiSteel cut oats for dinner? Why not? Oat is really just another whole grain. And steel cut oats, oats that have been chopped up rather than rolled, have a texture reminiscent of other grains that have been slow cooked.

We’re featuring this particular oat recipe because it takes the aphrodisiac of oats and layers it with other libido boosting ingredients. Read more

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Farro with Mushrooms and Spinach

quick cooking farro with mushrooms This recipe comes to us from Chef Diane Brown, creator of the Family Farm Box. And although her primary focus is on preparing CSA-based family meals, Diane is no stranger to the world of aphrodisiacs. She’s also the author of The Seduction Cookbook and the creator of our romantic menu section, Diva Dish.

Comments Diane on this recipe, “Suppose you were at a cocktail party, and you had to answer an ice-breaker question about what vegetable would be your boyfriend? Read more