Classic Manhattan Cocktail

Classic Manhattan Cocktail

Rye whiskey, vermouth, Grand Marnier, and bitters all work the devil’s magic in this all-but-forgotten formula for a cocktail classic.

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  • 3 M
  • 3 M
  • 20
Snow Cookies

Sugar Christmas Snow Cookies

What exactly is a snow cookie? It’s a delicate, melt-in-your-mouth moment of loveliness, and it’s as easy to roll and bake and decorate as it is to admire–and devour.

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  • 25 M
  • 35 M
  • 9
Warm Pear and Blue Cheese Tart

Pear Tart With Blue Cheese and Honey

This lovely melding of cheese course and last course becomes even lovelier with a generous pour of port.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 15
Hot Toddies

Apple Spiced Bourbon Toddies

Infinitely more complex than the toddy of yore, this little number owes its lure to apple-y cider spiked with a hint of star anise and quite an indecent glug of bourbon.

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  • 5 M
  • 15 M
  • 4
Stilton and Walnut Crackers

Stilton and Walnut Crackers

Perhaps the simplest precursor to a dinner party ever. Just make the savory shortbread dough, freeze it, slice it, and bake it at the very last second. You’re welcome.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 6
Sugar Pumpkins

Pumpkin Quick Bread

T. Susan Chang explains how she came to create this quick, subtly sweet loaf from a gourd of fairy tale proportions.

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  • 20 M
  • 2 H
  • 4
Brown Sugar Cookies

Brown Sugar Cookies

These beauties aren’t unlike classic sugar cookies in terms of ease and appeal. They’re just a little richer and a lot less expected.

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  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 23
Applesauce Bread

Applesauce Bread

Comfort finds us in unexpected ways. And thank goodness for that–or rather, thank goodness for this not-too-sweet, subtly apple-y quick bread.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 14
Maple Brined Pork Chops with Pear Chutney Recipe

Maple-Brined Pork Chops with Pear Chutney

The trickiest part of this recipe? Not drifting into a reverie at the mere thought of these subtly sweet chops.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 12
Tomatoes Provencal Recipe

Tomatoes Provençal

Is there anything as sweetly satisfying as heirloom tomatoes eaten raw over the sink? Still, when you tire of that, there’s always this deeply satiating tactic.

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  • 10 M
  • 40 M
  • 12
Crisp Peanut Butter Cookies

Crisp Peanut Butter Cookies

These uncannily crisp, seemingly shortbreadish cookies from San Francisco’s Miette are–and we mean this–unlike any you’ve ever encountered.

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  • 20 M
  • 50 M
  • 19
Michael Schlow Burger

Michael Schlow Burger with Crispy Onions

Grab your appetite, your beer, and your napkins. This burger melds Cheddar, crisped onions, and a horseradish-spiked sauce to messy, if memorable, effect.

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  • 20 M
  • 35 M
  • 2
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