Appetizers playfully tease your taste buds while you wait for your meal. They are the foreplay that gets you revved up for the main event. This “appeteaser” section plays upon this courtship between courses. You and your mate can have fun feeding each other edible aphrodisiacs.
Avocado Love Dip
In many ancient societies avocados were used to promote sexual activity, fertility, and love. In the following dish, additional ingredients accentuate the purpose of the spell. Serve this as an appetizer or as a light meal.
4 ripe avocados
2 packages guacamole mix
16 ounces sour cream
1 package taco seasoning
1 can refried beans or ground beef (optional)
1 large tomato, diced
1 small onion, diced
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese tortilla chips
Peel the avocados and put them in a bowl. Discard the pits or use them to grow plants.
Mash the avocado and combine with the guacamole seasoning packets. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
While the guacamole chills, mix the sour cream and taco seasoning. Cover and chill.
Take a 9" pie plate and add refried beans or ground beef to the bottom of the dish if desired.
Prepare your vegetables. Hold and charge the tomato. Visualize and charge the tomato to bring love into your life. See how the added love fills your heart, making it whole. While chopping your tomato, recite the following incantation:
“By the power of tomatoes, ignite the passion within my life.”
Hold and charge the onion. Visualize the onion adding passion and love to your life. The onion will enhance sexual desire and promote stimulating talks and loving glances. See this coming to full fruition by adding the onion to the dish. While chopping your onion, recite the following incantation:
“By the power of onions, increase vitality and passion.”
Remove the guacamole and sour cream mixtures from the refrigerator. In your pie dish, layer one part guacamole and one part sour cream until you have used all of the ingredients. Visualize the layers as aspects of the love you desire. As you create this dish, you accentuate and magnify these qualities.
Sprinkle the dish with the chopped tomatoes and onions. Visualize the success of your goal. Top with shredded cheddar cheese and bake in a 350-degree oven until cheese has melted and begins to bubble over the sides, approximately 30 minutes.
Feel free to expand on the ingredients in this dip by adding other items to accentuate love, such as olives, jalapeños, and chives. Serve this dish with warmed tortilla chips and see passion unfold. Feed this dish to each other to add more spice to your night.
Focaccia is made from sensual ingredients, promoting romance, lust, and fertility.
1 bulb plus 3 cloves fresh garlic
¼ cup fresh basil, plus extra for garnish
3 sprigs fresh rosemary
1½ cups extra virgin olive oil, separated
1 red onion
3 fresh Roma tomatoes
1 fresh mozzarella ball
salt to taste
pepper to taste
Finely chop 3 cloves of fresh garlic and ¼ cup of fresh basil. Break up 2 sprigs fresh rosemary leaves. Place ingredients in a glass bowl and marinate in ½ cup of extra virgin olive oil. Set aside for 30 minutes.
Slice red onion, Roma tomatoes, and fresh mozzarella ball.
Slice Italian bread in half, lengthwise. Generously apply garlic oil mixture over bread.
Layer the bread with the fresh tomato slices, mozzarella, and onion in that order.
Sprinkle with freshly chopped basil and salt and pepper to taste, set aside. Preheat oven to 350°F.
Slice ¼” off the top of the garlic bulb. Remove excess leaves. Place in a heat resistant casserole dish. Pour 1 cup extra virgin olive oil over garlic. Add 1 fresh rosemary sprig and season with salt and pepper.
Empower your appeteaser. Let your hands hover above the dish and recite the following incantation:
“By the power of heat and work done by hands, Infusing together, for my nightly plans, Filling my heart and soul from above, Ignite within me the power of love.”
Bake garlic bulb for 50 minutes or until garlic is soft and sweet. Add focaccia to the oven for the last 10 minutes and bake until cheese melts.
Accent this dish with your favorite red wine.