The martinez–a mix of gin, sweet vermouth, maraschino liqueur, and orange bitters–is a subtle, spicy cocktail that’s perfectly blended and balanced.
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.
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.
These crackers are filled with all kinds of cheesy goodness, dry mustard, and a hint of cayenne pepper for heat. Can you say addiction?
Known as tournedos Rossini, these cuts of beef filet are topped with a slice of seared foie gras and drizzled with an unctuous Madeira wine-truffle sauce.
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.
The French classic steak with pepper, steak au poivre, is updated with black, green, white peppercorns and allspice. A cognac pan sauce seals the deal.
Here are six recipes from chefs and cookbooks authors that help put a sophisticated spin on your Hanukkah meals.
From the beginning of December on through the New Year, glogg–a spiced wine–is served in Swedish homes on festive occasions or when visitors drop by.
These tapenades–green-olive tapenade, black-olive tapenade, and sun-dried tomato tapenade–are a great nibble. Vibrant colors, equally vibrant flavors.
Leave it to New Orleans to create a liquor to replace absinthe. These boozy jellied shots are redolent of their namesake citrus and anise-flavored absinthe alternative.
Hazelnut thyme matchsticks are thin, crisp crackers made with ground hazelnuts, cheese, and butter. The matchsticks are perfect with soup or as a snack.
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