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Summer Lovers’ Peach Gazpacho–an aphrodisiac variation on a classic chilled soup

Aphrodisiac Peach Gazpacho from Fork Me, Spoon Me: the sensual cookbookfrom fork me, spoon me: the sensual cookbook
by Amy Reiley

Amy hated to part with this recipe, as its one of her favorite secrets of her first book, Fork Me, Spoon Me. But we twisted her arm because we wanted to share with you what we deem the perfect soup for capturing the spirit of summer in a bowl. Read more

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Fennel, Asparagus and Artichoke Bottom Empanadas Recipe

aphrodisiac empanadas with fennel, artichoke and asparagus | EatSomethingSexy.comEmpanadas recipe by Diane Brown

This beautiful recipe is a part of a larger story Diane created for us on aphrodisiac tapas. Empanadas are savory bundles found in Spanish and many Latin cultures. The name comes from the Spanish word empanar, roughly meaning to wrap or coat in bread. Diane’s version of these little savory bundles combine three outstanding aphrodisiacs: fennel, asparagus and artichoke. What could be better than this aphrodisiac trifecta wrapped in a golden pastry crust? Read more

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hard cooked eggs in brown butter with roasted asparagus

hard cooked eggs with brown butter and asparagusThis is one of my all-time favorite spring recipes. It’s also one of the best ideas ever for using hard boiled eggs. I can’t take credit for the idea–my mother came up with it, I simply refined it a little.

If you haven’t experimented with brown butter, I think you’re going to be surprised at how easy it is to make. Read more

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Dark Chocolate Bark From The Oaks at Ojai

The Oaks at Ojai Dark Chocolate BarkThis recipe comes to us from The Oaks at Ojai, an oasis of health and wellness in Southern California. The Oaks prides itself on creating calorie-conscious but full-flavored cuisine. This Dark Chocolate Bark recipe, a perfect example of that philosophy, is also one of the sexiest homemade chocolates we’ve tried. Made from a base of premium, dark chocolate, it combines decadent richness with a medley of raw nuts and dried fruits. 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