Cheddar-Parmesan Crackers

These crackers are filled with all kinds of cheesy goodness, dry mustard, and a hint of cayenne pepper for heat. Can you say addiction?

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  • 25 M
  • 2 H, 40 M
  • 4

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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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0

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

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

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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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2

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
  • 5 M
  • 0

Fall Spice Cordial

The smoky sweet heat of chipotle infuses bourbon in this fall cordial, as does orange and vanilla. Pass us some, please.

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  • 5 M
  • 20 M
  • 0

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

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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  • 30 M
  • 40 M
  • 0

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
  • 5 M
  • 0

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

Bread crumbs. Garlic. Parsley. Olive oil. And a damn hot oven. You can understand why it’s a classic.

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  • 30 M
  • 40 M
  • 1

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
  • 5 M
  • 0

Citrus-Olive Tapenade

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.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 0
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