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Spruce Needle Vodka Recipe

Essentially vodka infused with a sprig from your Christmas tree, this celebratory cocktail both starts and stops conversations at parties. The perfect gift for the person who has everything.

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  • 5 M
  • 18

Homemade Vanilla Extract

If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself. This rich, complex, boozy vanilla extract is no exception.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 38

Pine Nut Brittle Recipe

Crunchy, sweet, salty, buttery, and nutty all in one bite. And it comes together in just 30 minutes, which makes it quite practical to toss together batch after batch, especially if, like us, you get a little carried away with sampling.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
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Christmas Tree of Cookies

Holiday diet tactic #142: This stunning cookie tree. Because it sorta makes it harder to demolish a half batch of cookies when doing so would demolish the Christmas tree.

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  • 1 H
  • 6

Apple Cider Caramels Recipe

The 8th wonder of the world? These insanely satiating caramels made simply by simmering apple cider with sugar and spice.

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  • 4 H
  • 0

Buttermilk Dressing Recipe With Winter Crudites

Whoever made up that silly rule about no white after Labor Day clearly has never stunned dinner guests with vegetables in shades of winter white and palest green.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 2

Coconut Carrot Cake Recipe

This coconut carrot cake with cream cheese frosting is unlike any carrot cake you’ve had. It’s lighter, more delicate, some may even say sophisticated. No pineapple. No raisins. And no complaints. Quite the contrary.

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  • 30 M
  • 3 H
  • 0

Italian Breadsticks | Grissini Torinesi

Most Americans know grissini as those pale breadsticks in the long waxen envelopes at dive Italian restaurants. How sad.

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  • 25 M
  • 2 H
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Pumpkin Meringue Pie Recipe

At long last, a slice of pumpkin pie is complete in and of itself—no dollop of whipped cream required. Pumpkin and meringue. So happy together.

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  • 25 M
  • 3 H, 15 M
  • 12

Vanilla Syrup Recipe

You’re going to want to drizzle, douse, and dribble this fragrant homemade vanilla syrup over and into and onto just about everything.

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  • 40 M
  • 2

Rosemary Apple Hand Tarts Recipe

This rosemary apple hand tarts recipe makes individual apple pies that are simple, subtly flavored, and sophisticated. Even better, you don’t have to share yours. Not with anyone.

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  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 6 H, 30 M
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Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Not your everyday mashed potatoes, these are ridiculously rich and comforting thanks to butter, sour cream, Parmesan, sweet roasted garlic and caramelized onions suffused with red wine. And the leftovers freeze and reheat beautifully.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Candied Pecans Recipe

“Irresistible.” “The perfect combination of sweet, salt, spice, and crunch.” “We. Can. NOT. Stop. Eating. Them.” “Absolutely perfect.” That’s what folks are saying about these candied pecans.

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  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 12

Orange Madeleines Recipe

Tender, buttery, and enhanced with a subtle citrus lilt. Just as Proust would have wanted. (No madeleine tin? No worries. They’re just as lovely made in a mini-muffin pan.)

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  • 25 M
  • 2 H
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