Turned out fine, and one less bowl to clean! The author enlightens us on a myriad of topics, including food in fairy tales, what politicians eat, comfort food, and manners at the table. If you decide to make this for your next dinner party, potluck or family get together, I can pretty well guarantee that all plates will come back licked clean. Instead, she has gone far beyond the obvious to bring us unexpected and tantalizing knowledge of how much and in how many surprising ways we assuage our hunger for both food and sex and how where there's one, there is often the other. Mix up all the other components of the squares: Add melted butter and stir to combine. Crumpacker, a pastry chef and cookbook author, sees food as sexy—e. Not only are people moved by the taste, texture, and the shapes of the food they eat, but even the names of some dishes can kindle hunger—of both kinds—in some. I then used a vegetable peeler to get the little curls. I actually cheated a little here. Now all you need to do is assemble the layers. There are so many ways that hunger and desire act on each other, and so many things that can influence our preferences. There's history and humor, obvious connections and truly amazing ones. OK, maybe not licked, but they will be clean! I like to add a little shaved chocolate to the top of the squares.