Mix 2 tablespoons of spikes of fresh lavender flowers or 1 tablespoon of dried lavender flowers with 1 cup of superfine sugar. Select a glass jar and make alternate layers of sugar and lavender flowers until the jar is full. Cover tightly and leave in a warm, dry room for 1 to 2 weeks. Shake the jar through a sieve before use. This method is similar to the conventional method you use to make vanilla sugar.
Something to Wear to Get Him Aroused
The paramours of 19th Century France kept their cool yet got their men hot by spritzing on freshly scented eau de toilettes. It's easy to make scented waters and the lavender fragrance will awaken his interest. Bruce & I make our own lavender water and display it in a pretty flacon on our vanity. You can use any bottle or jar you have handy. Dress it up with a pretty ribbon and display it! Here's the recipe: it's so easy & fun to make you'll want to make an extra bottle or two and share it with your friends.
2 cups distilled water
1/4 cup vodka
8 drops lavender oil
Pour the distilled water into a mixing bowl. Add the alcohol. Add the oil. Stir and pour mixture into a covered bottle for at least one week in a cool, dark area for the scent to age. Then add it to your bath water! Splash it on your neck or face. Pat it on other places, too.
In Turkey, pumpkin seeds are considered a potent aphrodisiac and the Illinois study pointed to pumpkin as a powerful scent to arouse a man's interest. You can easily grow your own pumpkins. We, Bruce and I were successful in harvesting a few fine specimens this past fall but you can opt to purchase pumpkin at the market.
In the Kitchen ... Recipes to Arouse His Desire
Pies are a delicious dessert and many guys will opt for pie over cake when given the choice. Make a pumpkin pie and stir up his urges!
Here's America's favorite pumpkin pie recipe:
2 eggs, slightly beaten
1 16 oz. can solid pack pumpkin (Libby's)
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ginger
1/4 teaspoon cloves
1 1/2 cups (12 ounces) undiluted evaporated milk
1 9 inch unbaked pie shell
Mix filling ingredients in order given. Pour into pie shell. Bake in a preheated oven for 425 degrees F for 15 minutes. Reduce temperature to 350 degrees F and continue baking for 45 minutes until knife inserted in center of pie filling comes out clean. Cool. Garnish with whipped cream, if desired. Makes one 9 inch pie.
Crunchy Pecan Topping:
In a small bowl, mix 1 cup coarsely chopped pecans with 2/3 cup firmly packed light brown sugar. Drizzle with 3 tablespoons melted butter or margarine; stir until uniformly moistened. Sprinkle over completely cooled pumpkin pie. Broil about 5 inches from heat for 1 to 2 minutes, until topping is bubbly. Serve while warm. Or cool, then garnish with whipped cream or dessert topping and extra pecan halves. Top one 9 inch pie.
Recipe courtesy of Libby's.