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Valentine's Day Showdown: The Virgin Whips Up a V-Day Threesome

​I like to think I'm a girl who's willing to try anything once. So when our boss suggested a little friendly Valentine's Day competition between Ask the Chef's Carol Blonder, Thrifty Cook Cyndi Coon (their recipes will appear tomorrow and Thursday) and yours truly, I accepted the challenge -- and made up my mind to tackle a three-course meal of dinner, dessert and "morning-after" brunch. Va-va-voom!

The original plan was to make fun little bloody heart cupcakes as a teaser and then test the aphrodisiac qualities of two recipes from the InterCourses cookbook and report on their, er, "stimulation" factor. 

When co-worker Jonathan McNamara turned out to be my taste tester, The Virgin scrapped that idea in favor of just seeing how delicious this threesome would be. Not content to handle one recipe at a time, I posted all three recipes on the fridge and had at 'em simultaneously.

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Wynter Holden
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