Ginger Tahini Salad Dressing That Breaks All of the Rules

My starter recipe for Ginger Tahini Salad Dressing violates the number one rule of every recipe I’ve ever seen for this kind of salad dressing: it only has four ingredients. There’s nothing stopping you from adding honey, soy, lemon, garlic or God knows what. But ginger and tahini...

Apple Butter: To Peel or Not to Peel?

In trying to find the best recipe for making apple butter, I discovered there are two opposing camps on whether the apples should be peeled or not peeled. Apples for apple butter are cooked for several hours on low, and then they’re zapped with an immersion blender or...

To Die For Caribbean Rum Bundt Cake

Unless you are trying to score with someone who is in AA, this cake should be at the top of your list of recipes to help you get laid. It will impress and amaze. I have made it five times and I wouldn’t consider another rum cake recipe—it’s...

Ultimate Guide to the Clitoris for Couples

“I just watched Paul Joannides’ newest sex ed video on the clitoris and it’s totally fabulous. It is clear, practical, and amusing. It provides adolescents and young adults both factual information and the encouragement to talk with a female partner about her body and her preferences. I will...

Elk in Our Pasture

My wife took this shot of an elk cow nursing her calf in our lower pasture, fifty yards from our house.

Banana Bread Bake Off Competition, And the Winner Is…

My experimental loaf of banana bread supercharged with ½ cup of home-made banana rum liqueur and an infusion of the juice from 5 bananas (reduced down to approximately a ¼ cup)  just placed third at the Oregon State Fair. Given how many banana breads are entered in state...

FREE Chapter: Sex with a Co-Worker

When you date someone you meet through work, you know what they look like, how they behave under stress and how they treat others. You’ll know if they have a good sense of humor and if they have a solid work ethic. If they have personality problems, their...

FREE Chapter: Sex during Pregnancy

Some pregnant women will want more intimacy than ever before, while others will want space—sometimes vast amounts of space. This can be confusing for a dad-to-be, as he is never quite sure if the love of his life wants to snuggle or pluck his eyes out. Also, don’t...

FREE Chapter: Kink in the Animal Kingdom

Are humans the only animals who have sex for pleasure in addition to reproduction? Are the other animals limited to having sex for reproduction and dominance only? Is there no kink in the rest of the animal kingdom? Until recently, that’s what the biologists had told us. Fortunately,...

FREE Chapter: MRIs of Sexual Arousal

MRIs or neuroimaging studies of the brain and crotch are the future of sex research. However, there currently exist serious limitations of brain-imaging technology and human behavior. This chapter will give you an idea of the challenges that researchers have to deal with as they are exploring this...

FREE Chapter: Sex & Diabetes

The one constant in almost everything written about sex and diabetes is that no humor is allowed. It seems the minute a person is diagnosed with diabetes, the part of their brain that processes humor is presumed to suffer from permanent low blood sugar. Not to worry with...

FREE Chapter: Sex in the Military

It’s not like soldiers leave their sex drives in their home towns, but the military does not always provide helpful information about sexuality for new recruits. Since the military does not publish reports on the sexual practices of its members, we have put this information together based on...