The Everest Spoons

Soft pillows of different flavors–cauliflower and caviar, smoked salmon, and blue cheese and walnuts–are piped into spoons for these elegant bites.

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  • 3 H
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Olives Stuffed with Ground Beef in Piquant Tomato Ragout

Olives are stuffed with a spicy beef mixture and then simmered in harissa-spiked tomato sauce. How very ’60s.

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  • 40 M
  • 2 H, 25 M
  • 1

Martinez

The martinez–a mix of gin, sweet vermouth, maraschino liqueur, and orange bitters–is a subtle, spicy cocktail that’s perfectly blended and balanced.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 1

Gimlet

The gimlet is a cocktail that has caused much disagreement. Fresh lime juice, bottled, or, in this case, a combination of both? A great year-round drink.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 3

Gravlax with Dill Mayonnaise

Gravadlax, also known as gravlax, is thinly sliced salmon infused with dill. And there’s no better way to ensure it’s just how you like it than curing your own.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
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Cheddar-Parmesan Crackers

These crackers are filled with all kinds of cheesy goodness, dry mustard, and a hint of cayenne pepper for heat. Can you say addiction?

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  • 25 M
  • 2 H, 40 M
  • 1

Barq’s Root Beer-Glazed Ham

Sassfras, ginger, nutmeg, cloves, and anise enhance the smoky, saltiness goodness of glazed ham.

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  • 30 M
  • 4 H, 30 M
  • 1

Tournedos Rossini | Medallions of Beef with Foie Gras and Truffles

Formally known as tournedos Rossini, these little lovelies are gilded with seared foie gras and drizzled with Madeira and truffle sauce.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H
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Fastest Cinnamon Buns

Soft, warm sweet buns are riddled with cinnamon and drizzled with luscious cream cheese-buttermilk glaze for extra enjoyment at breakfast.

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 3

Naughty Negroni

The classic Negroni–a mix of Campari, vermouth, and gin–was supposedly named for Count Camillo Negroni. Here the drink is lightened by adding sparkling wine.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0

Burgundian Honey Spice Bread

More nuanced than gingerbread and not at all like fruit cake, this French tradition is fragrant with spice.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 6

Meme’s Pound Cake

This pound cake is rich with creamery butter, freckled with vanilla seeds, and knee-wobbingly crisp and sugary at the edges from—you guessed it—sugar.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 3

Cranberry Pistachio Panettone

Panettone, traditionally served at Christmas, is gussied up here with cranberries and pistachio but. The panettone are made in small molds or coffee cans.

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  • 30 M
  • 5 H
  • 1

Braised Veal Breast

David Leite writes about one of his favorite restaurants: Marco Carnora’s Hearth in NYC, with its unbeatable braised veal breast and incomparable gnocchi.

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