Negroni Recipe

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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Glogg Aquavit Recipe

Glögg

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.

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  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 2
Tapenade Trio Recipe

Tapenade Trio

These tapenades–green-olive tapenade, black-olive tapenade, and sun-dried tomato tapenade–are a great nibble. Vibrant colors, equally vibrant flavors.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 2
Hazelnut Thyme Matchsticks Recipe

Hazelnut Thyme Matchsticks

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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Sparkling Ginger Daisy Recipe

Sparkling Ginger Daisy

Here the classic daisy cocktail, a concoction of juice, champagne, and grenadine, is dressed up with ginger liqueur for a festive holiday starter.

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  • 5 M
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Fall Spice Cordial Recipe

Fall Spice Cordial

This fall spice cordial is infused with orange, vanilla, and the heat and smokiness of chipotle for a cold-weather drink that takes the chill off.

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  • 20 M
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Salmon Mousse Pinwheels Recipe

Salmon Mousse Pinwheels

Salmon mousse pinwheels are an elegant way to kick off a tea, cocktail party, or dinner. The pinwheels can be made ahead and sliced just before serving.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 2
Clams Casino Recipe

Clams Casino

Clams casino, the classic American dish, get a facelift here. The clams get the casino treatment with big shards of bacon, parsley, and garlic.

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Fiery Almond

Mad Martinis (Not!)

Writer and cocktail expert Kara Newman is a fan of Mad Men but not its bone-dry martinis. Instead, her cocktail for watching Mad Men is the Fiery Almond.

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  • 5 M
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Thyme, Lemon, and Sea-Salt Shortbread Recipe

Thyme, Lemon, and Sea-Salt Shortbread

These savory shortbreads are seasoned with thyme, lemon, and a sprinkling of sea salt. Serve the shortbreads as a snack or as an hors d’oeuvre with wine.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 5
Baked Mussels with Crisped Bread Crumbs Recipe

Baked Mussels with Crisped Bread Crumbs

Baked mussels topped with bread crumbs are a Sicilian favorite. The mussels are cooked in a skillet until opened then baked until golden brown.

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  • 30 M
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Avocado-Chèvre Spread Recipe

Avocado-Chèvre Spread

Our avocado-chevre spread is smooth with avocado, goat cheese, garlic, lemon. Spread the avocado-goat cheese mix on crostini, tuna, salmon. Serve as a dip.

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  • 5 M
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