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Food cravings after sex?

What foods, if any, do you crave after sex?

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  1. Aged Chedder Cheese, Cornichons & Champagne

      1. Pasta, something sinful, like fettucine alfredo or linguine carbonara.

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        1. re: EWSflash

          I would think you'd want to carbo load before, not after.

          Perhaps, I suppose, the senses are heightened on an empty stomach in that blood flow is not concentrated all in the abdominal region ...

          You win the internet!

        2. Never really had food cravings after that I recall. This might require further study

          1. Honeymoon stage.Never.After that's overwith, then it's a dagwood sandwich during.

              1. A really good sandwich, or left over chinese food.

                    1. My concern is for the food cravings during sex.

                      Neither last long these days.

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                      1. re: Harters

                        Snort laugh to Harters.

                        Good topic, ipse. Once my brain can recall what sex is, I'll try to answer. Thinking ... thinking.....

                        1. re: KrumTx

                          Oh, you're trying to remember too?

                          I can't recall craving any particular food, nor food at all unless it was just before a mealtime. Were it an afternooner I'd want to go out to dinner; if a Sunrise Service I'd cook breakfast in or let her do it, depending on whose digs we were in. This is all pre-Mrs. O; the two of us settled almost immediately into domesticity, none of this bouncing between houses, and our dinners more often became a prelude rather than dessert.

                        1. re: Bryan Pepperseed

                          Seriously, the trick is to plan the delivery timing (for us its chinese); you don't want the delivery guy to be a knocking while you're a rockin.

                            1. re: Veggo

                              Actually beef wit brocori (#69).

                            2. re: porker

                              Don't come WOKING when the van is a-rockin' ? :-D

                          1. Birthday Cake! Married 20 years so you know how it goes.

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                              1. re: fourunder

                                At least he said his birthday cake and not his wedding cake.

                              2. re: jrvedivici

                                My birthday is commonly referred to as Marie Antoinette day. The one day a year I'm allowed to have my cake and eat it too.

                              3. Do you smoke after sex?

                                I don't know, I never looked.

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                                  1. re: Harters

                                    But the fire extinguisher on the night table can cause some jumpy nerves....

                                    1. re: Veggo

                                      I'm sure that can be somehow worked into some fireman rescuing 'theme' ..... oh come put out my fire, baby :-D

                                1. Isn't it normally the other way around?

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                                  1. re: Robin Joy

                                    Isn't it normally the other way around?

                                    Those are words I hope to never hear "during" ....

                                    1. re: ipsedixit

                                      I would've pegged you for someone more adventurous than that.

                                      1. re: ipsedixit

                                        I dunno...Isn't that part of the common everyday triple flutter?

                                        1. re: ipsedixit

                                          What words?
                                          "Isn't it normally"?

                                      2. I'm kind of the opposite. I usually crave sex after a good meal. Every other sense has been "aroused" by the meal, so I'm looking for the nightcap.

                                        1. My DH and I are normally ravenous um, after. Not really for anything specific though.

                                          When we were young and dating (many, many years ago...) it would have probably been cold leftover John Wildwood's pizza or calzone.

                                          1. Hot honey tea with a ginger chew floating in the cup.

                                                1. re: LotusRapper

                                                  Sometimes a herring is just a herring.

                                                2. I never eat afterwards, unless I was going to anyways. Like if it's right before lunch, then whatever I feel like eating for lunch that day is what I'll have.

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                                                  1. re: SaraAshley

                                                    I dunno, I don't really need to eat 5 or 6 times a day.

                                                      1. re: Veggo

                                                        Haha.....5 or 6 times a day. Are you bragging?!? You might make jr jealous!!

                                                        1. re: SaraAshley

                                                          Honey, Viagra has (thankfully??? hmmm) leveled the playing field.

                                                          1. re: linguafood

                                                            Viagra or not after 2 "maybe" 3 times it's time for Everyone Loves Raymond re-runs.

                                                          2. re: SaraAshley

                                                            Sorry I didn't get back to you sooner. It has been a busy afternoon.

                                                            1. re: Veggo

                                                              It's ok, I've been keeping her company for you!

                                                              1. re: jrvedivici

                                                                You can keep the company. I'll keep her.....

                                                      2. Like the old quote

                                                        "A martini before and a cigarette after'.

                                                        1. breakfast...

                                                          but then I gots ta go!

                                                          1. Grapefruit.

                                                            I have no idea "why".

                                                            Oh, and I found the query about it being "the other way around" odd.

                                                            When I have a full stomach I pretty much never want to have sex. That's when I kinda want to veg on the couch and watch "Top Gear" episodes.

                                                              1. re: girloftheworld

                                                                LOL, I bet it is. Just you wait 5, 10, 20, 30, 50 years... you'll see.

                                                              2. After a hot shower and a nap, I'm all about the cheap delivery pizza and a cold beer.

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                                                                1. re: deet13

                                                                  One can have some fun switching words around in your statement ...... :-)

                                                                2. Ice Cream!

                                                                  Peanut butter on Eng Muffins

                                                                  Round 2(lol)

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                                                                  1. Actually, a study by the Rand Corporation found that Italian cheesecake and champagne replaced 92% of the nutrients lost during 4 to 6 hours of sex.

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                                                                    1. re: beevod

                                                                      4-6 hours ? Would that be one slice or the whole cheesecake ?

                                                                      1. re: LotusRapper

                                                                        Whole. For me, at least.

                                                                        The other participants in the study needed only 2 slices. Max.

                                                                        1. re: LotusRapper

                                                                          4-6 hours!!!, definitely a whole cheesecake, whole bottle of champagne and a whole bottle of oxygen and a splint!

                                                                        2. re: beevod

                                                                          4-6 hours? The siesta rate at most motels is only good for 3 hours.

                                                                          1. re: Veggo

                                                                            And that takes a LOT of quarters for the vibra-bed

                                                                        3. After Sex? A glass of wine. :)

                                                                          Cheese and fruit
                                                                          a fish taco
                                                                          A nice steak with a glass of merlot

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                                                                            1. re: LotusRapper

                                                                              They are intermission during a 3-act play.

                                                                              1. re: Veggo

                                                                                As long as the oysters don't cause the intermissions to occur prematurely ....

                                                                                1. re: LotusRapper

                                                                                  My brother once said that he'd heard that sushi was an aphrodisiac. He said "I ate six pieces, but only three worked."

                                                                            2. How can anyone eat and sleep at the same time?

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                                                                              1. re: James Cristinian

                                                                                I nearly choked on my hot cocoa + Ovaltine ...... dang, it's almost 8pm my bedtime ;-)

                                                                              2. Pretty much anything, as long as you feed each other without utensils...

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                                                                                  1. re: LotusRapper

                                                                                    Hi, LR:

                                                                                    I much prefer the Little Sizzle Belly scene featuring Valeria Golino in Hot Shots!



                                                                                1. Just liquids the first few times to hydrate and recharge. Anything after those first few, I need something substantial junk food type like chili burgers or a big burrito to replace calories.

                                                                                  1. Some good sippin' whiskey then some vanilla ice cream...

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                                                                                    1. re: PHREDDY

                                                                                      ......and then some delicious sleep! Oh yeah, Blue Bell homemade vanilla, if available.

                                                                                      1. re: James Cristinian

                                                                                        Oh yes....maybe straight out of the container, in bed, with one spoon!

                                                                                    2. Yogurt pretzels and Remy Martin.

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                                                                                      1. re: ipsedixit

                                                                                        I haven't had Remy Martin in quite a while. Come to think of it, I haven't had....oh, nevermind.

                                                                                          1. re: jrvedivici

                                                                                            Sweet, salty, crunchy.

                                                                                            What's not to like.

                                                                                            Yogurt pretzels are pretty good, too.

                                                                                            1. re: ipsedixit

                                                                                              The crunchy gives me pause. At college in Philadelphia we ate soft pretzels.

                                                                                              1. re: Veggo

                                                                                                Warm fresh soft pretzels, some kosher salt and a good dollop of spicy deli brown mustard ... simple carbs have never been so transformative.

                                                                                                When I used to work at a bakery we would make pretzels with the leftover dough we were using the bread and the focaccia.

                                                                                        1. re: ipsedixit

                                                                                          Martell Cordon Blu, please. Great after a victory lap!

                                                                                        2. Ice cream or cheesecake. I'm usually in a desert frame of mind.

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                                                                                            1. re: linguafood

                                                                                              Chocolate syrup makes for good lubrication

                                                                                                  1. re: porker

                                                                                                    That, or bacon drippings ought to do the trick :-)

                                                                                                    1. re: LotusRapper

                                                                                                      linguafood said it shouldn't be necessary, which is usually correct conventionally speaking. I ventured down the chocolate avenue, ahhh, meaning, well...

                                                                                                      1. re: porker

                                                                                                        I am in agreement with Howard Stern that that highway is a one way road...

                                                                                                        1. re: Veggo

                                                                                                          I gotta say, I laughed pretty good at that one!

                                                                                                          Seems Howard might not be a man of the road.

                                                                                                  1. re: treb

                                                                                                    It is preferable to kosher salt, except for the Scandinavians who pack everything with salt.

                                                                                              1. re: Gastronomos

                                                                                                I think that dish is meant for before, not after.

                                                                                              2. I usually want crackers and (more) salami. haha. unfortunately, there's this little problem with eating crackers in bed ... those crumbs can be distracting and uncomfortable when they end up under one's tender parts.

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                                                                                                  1. re: ipsedixit

                                                                                                    I'm old and the floor/table/kitchen counter/washing machine is hard.

                                                                                                    1. re: Teague

                                                                                                      It was when you were young. It just feels harder because you are falling farther. (as I nurse my 61 year shattered ribcage)

                                                                                                          1. re: ipsedixit

                                                                                                            The best use for the washing machine is when it is on the spin cycle with an unbalanced load of towels.

                                                                                                            1. re: ipsedixit

                                                                                                              My heirs put me out to posture years ago, and they can't even spell.

                                                                                                      1. Gatorade, beer, a shot of whiskey, or champagne. Depends who I am with.

                                                                                                        1. Gin and lemonade, my voice gets hoarse.

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                                                                                                            1. re: ipsedixit

                                                                                                              Of course- the hoarse whisperer.

                                                                                                          1. Just like Catherine of Aragon. Went to bed with a sore throat and woke up feeling a little hoarse.

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