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8 Libido-Boosting Recipes Perfect For Sexy Time

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    Summer is the perfect time to find a relationship, whether you're looking for a fling or the one. And, with it comes a little wining and dining. But, if you're not the type to canoodle over dessert in an overcrowded restaurant, we've got the perfect recipes for romance. We consulted eight Chicago foodies to help us put together a virtual cookbook of recipes utilizing foods that are considered aphrodisiacs — you know, the flavors of love.

    From ginger-ginseng chicken soup for a starter to bananas Foster French toast for the morning after, these dishes are to die for. Added bonus? Because you're enjoying this culinary experience in your own digs, the bedroom is just steps away. Cooking was never so much fun.

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