Aphrodite’s Brownies

Can we talk brownies? This spiced brownies recipe is a favorite around Valentine’s Day since it combines aphrodisiacs with a perennial favorite: Brownies! There’s nothing like a great homemade brownies — and these are definitely great. So what is it with these brownies? Well they have a myriad of ingredients that are thought to be…

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Liquid Aphrodisiac

This drink combines the antioxidant properties of green tea with the aphrodisiacs honey, cocoa (also has antioxidants) and ginger (a stimulant). I’ve heard it a million times. “I don’t like the taste of water.” And with that comment off the person goes to grab a soda, juice or whatever taste it is they do like….

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Italian Turkey Meatballs

Ground turkey is combined with seasonings and other ingredients to create tender Italian Turkey Meatballs — a family favorite! Super Stop & Shop had a buy one, get one free sale on ground turkey this week so I used that as an excuse to do a bait and switch exercise with my husband and he…

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Spinach Beef Ravioli Filling Recipe

Love homemade ravioli? This recipe for Spinach Beef Ravioli Filling is both nutritious and delicious. Yesterday was a cooking day for me. I made butternut squash for the family, pasta, bread, chocolate chip cookies, green beans for the baby. It was a constant flurry of cooking and baking. Today’s been a bit of a cooking day…

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Easter Bunny Hot Chocolate

Transform leftover Easter bunnies — or whatever leftover chocolate you have — into a rich, creamy hot chocolate. After forgetting the cocoa at the grocery store Thursday and getting snowed in on Friday, I was jonesing for a nice hot chocolate. Alas, we had none left. At least, we didn’t have any of the usual…

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Corned Beef Skillet

Welcome to Sarah’s Cucina Bella! This was my very first post on SCB, published on November 9, 2005! I would love it if you would check out some more recent posts too like Triple Layer Quesadilla Dip. Thanks!! During my unfortunate foray into dieting the Atkins way, I was frustrated by the amount of meat…

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