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Smoked Salmon Egg Salad–an upgraded variation on a classic

The key ingredient in egg salad is one of the world’s most legendary aphrodisiac ingredients. So why don’t most of us consider egg salad as sexy? Perhaps because its one-tone color fails to excite or maybe it’s the sameness of its texture–more of a comfort food than the gateway to passion. But we’ve given egg salad an upgrade. We’ve added two more aphrodisiac ingredients, salmon and capers. Read more

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Top 5 Picnic Recipes–for couples, friends and future lovers

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Picnics can be the perfect meals for romance. A picnic for two is plays perfectly on the heart strings. And a group picnic is often a great place to find a new summer fling or maybe even the love of your life.

Since summer is right around the corner, we’re helping you get ready with our top 5 picnic recipes filled with aphrodisiac ingredients. Enjoy them with a bottle of chilled rosé, a thermos of lavender lemonade or a pitcher full of rum punch. Read more

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Picnic Sandwiches with Bacon, Tomato and Avocado

picnic sandwiches with bacon, tomato and avocadoThis recipe is a variation on the Garden Tomato & Avocado Picnic Sandwiches in Amy Reiley’s award-winning aphrodisiac cookbook, Romancing the Stove. We thought it captured the romance of spring flavors Read more

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Recipe for Vegetarian Grilled Zucchini Wraps

Grilled Zucchini WrapsSimple and fun, this vegetarian recipe from Anurag Mehrotra is likely to become your go-to recipe for a variety of occasions. Serve as a light brunch or afternoon nosh, passed hors d’oeuvres, midnight snack or pack in your lover’s lunch. Best of all, because the filling is rolled up in zucchini instead of bread, this is one wrap that’s virtually carb-free. Read more

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Recipe for the Perfect Lobster Roll–which isn’t actually a roll

the perfect lobster rollThis recipe takes the traditional lobster roll and updates the concept while keeping the aphrodisiac of lobster meat the star. It incorporates sea beans, which have a flavor that mimics the briny ocean and add both texture and a boost of nutrition. Sea beans can be hard to find in non-coastal regions but they can be easily omitted without much sacrifice of flavor although they do add a lot of fun. Read more