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Hold the spritz of Calvin Klein Obsession, ladies and gentlemen. If you want to arouse your man, get a pumpkin pie baking in the oven. And, no, that is not a metaphor. According to a new study conducted by Chicago's Smell and Taste Treatment Research Center, the smell of pumpkin pie turns men on. Of the 40 scents tested (including strawberry, lavender, and vanilla), the odor of the spiced squash in a crust "increased the men's penile blood flow by an average of 40 percent" by reducing anxiety, and thus eliminating inhibitions. Get the whole story (and a lot more dish) at our sister site, Lemondrop.com.
And get baking! Here's Curtis Stone's recipe for Homemade Pumpkin Pie with Caramelized Walnuts to get the party started.