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: Sarah Ashley Schiear
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The Dessert You've Just Got to Share
Ending the meal with something sugary doesn't just make sense from a traditional standpoint; research shows that love and sweet tastes activate common areas of the brain
. This unassuming yet brilliant dish is just the thing. It combines baked apples with cinnamon, then tops the mixture with yogurt and a toasted-oat and walnut crumble, so you get soft fruit, warm spice and a crunchy texture. And although this recipe is foolproof, there's one thing we insist on: Prepare the dish in a cast-iron skillet or pie pan, then bring it right to the table—with two spoons.
Get the recipe: Apple Pie Sundae with Greek Yogurt and Toasted Oats