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.
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.
Bread crumbs. Garlic. Parsley. Olive oil. And a damn hot oven. You can understand why it’s a classic.
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.
This citrus-olive tapenade is filled with lemon-orange flavors, olives, and fresh herbs. The tapenade, because of its citrus notes, is perfect for lamb.
For caramelized onion and balsamic vinegar bruschetta, the onion is cooked until brown then drizzled with balsamic vinegar and piled on the bruschetta.
This peanut butter fondue is oozing with semisweet chocolate and creamy peanut butter. A unique fondue, it’s a great recipe for peanut butter fiends.
This Southwest chile cheese fondue is brimming with chile ingredients, cheese, and spices. This is a fondue with brio. Dip chorizo for a flavor blast.
This cauliflower fondue is full of Asiago cheese and smoked paprika. An unusual fondue, it gets texture from the cauliflower. A favorite of fondue lovers.
These Roquefort walnut shortbreads are an elegant appetizer. The shortbreads can also serve as cocktail nibbles. Use a quality Roquefort for best results.
These sweet and spicy nuts are addictive, so serve with care. The sweet comes from sugar, the spicy is the result of red pepper flakes. Use any kind of nut.
These deviled eggs have without a doubt something few deviled eggs have: silky tofu in the filling. These eggs use less mayo, making them healthier.
This recipes for a smoothie-like cocktail has a punch of pineapple flavor and the pure, clear taste of white tequila. Sweet and refreshing.
Part tart, part sweet, and part party-riffic, this summer quencher is ideal for backyard or front porch sipping. Bottoms up.
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