4 Dishes to Make to Have Anyone Fall in Love with You
Neuroanthropologists say our brains really do connect food with love
. What better way to test out the theory than with this simple but incredibly satisfying menu, which progresses from a playful appetizer to a steamy dessert.
Photo: Lynn Andriani
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The Eye-Opening Potatoes
You (and your dinner guest) may think you've tried every possible iteration of potatoes—baked, roasted, mashed, boiled—but we have one that may be new to you, and that could be just the thing to rekindle your admiration for the hearty spud (and hey, new experiences flood your brain with the feel-good chemical dopamine!
). The ingredients list is four items long (plus, salt and pepper), and the cooking process is a snap, too: Boil potatoes until just tender, smash gently, then roast with oil and seasonings. They're golden, crispy and perfect.
Get the recipe: Smashed Potatoes with Garlic and Herbs