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Romantic dishes to make at home

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Passion on a plate

Planning a romantic night in? Dim the lights, turn on the music and enjoy these sensual dishes that will leave you both wanting more.

Cheddar and stout fondue

Cheddar and stout fondue | Sheknows.com

Cheddar and stout replace the traditional Gruyère and white wine in this irresistible fondue recipe. Serve by candlelight and take turns feeding each other.

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Spinach salad with avocados and strawberries

Spinach Salad with Avocados and Strawberries | Sheknows.com

Did you know both avocados and strawberries are considered aphrodisiacs? This fresh salad not only tastes delicious — it will also give your hormones a boost.

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Moroccan-style shrimp with pomegranate dipping sauce

Moraccan-style Shrimp with Pomegranate Dipping Sauce | Sheknows.com

Add some spice to your night with fiery shrimp and a pomegranate dipping sauce. A recent study showed a link between pomegranate juice and significantly increased levels of testosterone, so dip liberally.

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Pasta with asparagus, pancetta and tomatoes

pasta with tomatoes, pancetta, asparagus | Sheknows.com

Pour some wine and unwind while you prepare this pasta dish together. Chopping and sautéing may just lead to kitchen canoodling.

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Spicy lemongrass tofu

 Spicy lemongrass tofu | Sheknows.com

This Asian-inspired stir-fry features tofu, a natural aphrodisiac said to increase hormone levels and sexual activity. Plus, this light vegetarian dish will help you save room for dessert.

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Fig, arugula and goat cheese pizza

Fig jam, goat cheese and onion pizza | Sheknows.com

Arugula (also called "rocket") has been known for its erotic effects since ancient Roman times, when it was consecrated to Priapus, the well-endowed god of bountiful gardens. In this simple pizza recipe, the spicy green is paired with figs, Cleopatra's favorite fruit.

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Grilled oysters with herbed garlic butter

Easy grilled oysters with herbed garlic butter | Sheknows.com

Be adventurous and prepare this easy grilled oyster recipe. Oysters are loaded with hormone-inducing amino acids and were Casanova's breakfast of choice. Plus, they're so darned sensual to eat.

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Salmon, asparagus and Brie quiche

Salmon, asparagus & brie quiche | Sheknows.com

Fluffy, flaky and rich, quiche is the perfect romantic dish. This quiche recipe features salmon and asparagus — two ingredients known for their libido-enhancing properties.

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Watermelon shrimp ceviche

Watermelon shrimp ceviche | Sheknows.com

Ceviche. The word alone sounds sexy rolling off the tongue. Serve this dish with chips as an appetizer and enjoy the untamed feeling of eating with your fingers.

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Shoestring fries with black truffle oil, sea salt and parsley

Shoestring fries with black truffel oil, sea salt and parsley | Sheknows.com

Give your shoestring fries a musky aroma with a dash of truffle oil. This crispy side dish is finger-licking good.

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Frozen chocolate banana bites

Frozen banana bites | Sheknows.com

Any truly romantic meal must end with chocolate. These decadent chocolate-covered frozen banana bites are the perfect finish.

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Chocolate fondue

Strawberry Fondue | Sheknows.com

End the night with an ooey-gooey chocolate fondue and strawberries for dipping. Fresh whipped cream is also a nice touch.

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Quick Tip:

We asked SheKnows readers how they would use whipped cream on their partners. Here's what they had to say.

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