February 15th, 2013

Is It True What They Say About The Green Ones?

In this feature, we take one food in three directions: sweet, savory and a spin. Sounds easy if you’re talking tomatoes — but a sweet burger? And with the spin, you may be in for a culinary adventure … or an atrocity. You just never know.

Lock up your daughters! It’s getting hot and heavy in here … or is that sweet and savory? This week, we continue our aphrodisiac research with three takes on avocado. Known today for its many health benefits and culinary versatility, it was once hailed for its sexual powers by the Aztecs. But what is it about this round, low-hanging fruit — that grows in pairs, by the way — that could possibly make us want to get it on? Oh, wouldn’t you like to know?


By April

Are avocados truly aphrodesiac? April’s not convinced, but even so, she suggests sweetening up your main squeeze with this luscious avocado-pistachio dessert, kissed with flavors of the Middle East … and the birthplace of the Kama Sutra.

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By Sarah

This soup will bring a little blush in your cheeks! It’s bright, vibrant and hearty … but light enough to keep the flow going. A perfect way to start a romantic dinner at home. Whew!

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By Amy

Oh, that sultry avocado. My esteemed colleagues have demonstrated their sweet and savory takes. In our spin, avocados take center stage as the main feature in a breakfast-for-dinner production.

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