love is in the air
Candlelight and music are obvious choices for setting the tone for a romantic evening, but did you know that the food you eat may also enhance the experience? Every course of your meal can help to rev the romance engine.
Valentine's Day is a day of indulgence and decadence, of romance and flowers. Chocolate is the ambrosia of Valentine's Day gifts, and it's also the mother lode of ingredients in delectable desserts.
If you're a devotee of this ancient cocoa-bean confection, you may be drooling all over your screen right now. How did seeds from a weird little tree snare the hearts (and taste buds) of the world?
While the existence of true natural aphrodisiacs is up for debate, it's an absolute fact that eating certain foods improves your sex life. True, most of these foods are useful for their nutritional value. But their nutrients are ones your body uses specifically for sex.
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make something special
The most important meal of the day deserves to be savored -- why not do it in beneath the sheets? Barring any rogue crumbs in your linens, breakfast in bed is a luxurious treat. We've got 10 themed menus that will start off the day deliciously.
Oh, fudge, that wonderful candy with a rich, deep flavor and thick texture. It's the guilty pleasure of choice for many chocolate lovers, and fudge, in all of its many flavorful incarnations, isn't that hard to make -- if you have a little patience.
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