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Aphrodite: A Memoir of the Senses - Cooking in the Nude Summary & Analysis

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Cooking in the Nude Summary

Allende tells readers about her husband's incredible skill in the kitchen, which was more attractive to her than his physical appearance. Women are attracted to men who can cook and who know about food, because contrast and surprise are erotic. Allende also tells a story about a friend's blind date. The date ended up being very homely and very disappointing. Allende's friend had decided to make a simple spaghetti dinner and send him home, when he took her apron from her, sat her down, and proceeded to cook dinner for her in her own kitchen, transforming himself in the process into a Herculean god.

Allende tells readers about a phone call she received from her stepson, Jason, seeking advice for his first date with the (seventeenth) woman of his life. His funds were limited, so a night...

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