Pimento Cheese

Practice proper Southern gentility by whipping up a batch of that classic crowd-pleasing party must, pimento cheese.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 173

Poor Man’s Champagne Cocktail

Not that we have anything against bubbly. Gosh, no. But ounce for ounce, this is a far more budget-conscious cocktail.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0

Sugared Cranberries

Cranberries and sugar. Two things you probably have in abundance at the moment. May as well put them to extra sparkly use.

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  • 20 M
  • 11 H
  • 7

Cut-Out Cookies with Champagne Glaze

The Christmas cookie that celebrated pastry chef Christina Tosi of Momofuku Milk Bar fame just can’t imagine life without.

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  • 45 M
  • 2 H
  • 9

White Sangria

Sangria, dressed in white, with the help of Riesling, honey, sharp ginger liqueur, sweet Meyer lemon juice, and fall fruits.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0

Black-Eyed Peas with Spinach

After trying this Southern good-luck charm of black-eyed peas, we say forget the luck. Just pass more of these peas, please.

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  • 20 M
  • 2 H
  • 2

Basic White Cake Recipe

We beg to differ with the name of this fetching creation, as it’s far too easy to mistake “basic” for “blah.” Far more fitting, we think, is “best white cake.”

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  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 63

Black Velvet Cocktail

There’s a reason this effervescent communion of stout and champagne has the word “velvet” in the title. It’s sooooo smooth and subtly sophisticated. Sip for yourself.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 2

Hot Spiced Wine

Your mother-in-law may frown upon you teetering around with a martini in hand. But strolling about with a cup of spiced wine? Soooo much more socially acceptable.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 9

Goat Cheese with Honey

This little ditty is simplicity itself. Drizzle fresh, creamy goat cheese with a little honey and behold the loveliness of sweet, sweet synergy.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 1

Herb-Marinated Olives

Those requisite olives that you plonk on the coffee table before company comes just got more respectable but no more troublesome.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 6

Arlington Chicken Liver Pâté

Larded with bacon, freckled with hints of fresh parsley and cilantro, and left pleasingly, old-fashionedly chunky, this country-style pâté redefines refined.

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  • 20 M
  • 40 M
  • 4

New Year’s Eve Cocktails

New Year’s Eve drinks set the tone for the night, so kick off your next 365 of them with one of these sophisticated Cary Grant-Deborah Kerr libations.

Pistachio-Orange Cocktail Cookies

These savory-sweet cocktail cookies are simple to make yet pack a wallop of flavor. Set them out as a pre-dinner nibble when you want something fetching.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 4
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