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How to Make Chocolate Curls

Admit it. You’ve long admired those gorgeous chocolate curl garnishes on fancy schmancy cakes and wondered how to make them at home. It couldn’t be easier. Here’s how.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0

French 75 Cocktail Recipe

A sophisticated cocktail that’s made drinkers swoon for more than a century thanks to the subtle intensity of Cognac, the sweetly tart lilt of lemon, and the effusive effervescence of Champagne.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 4

Cheese Crackers Recipe

Yup. We went there. To that homemade Cheez-It place. Go ahead. Admit it. You’re awfully glad that we did.

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  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 16

How to Make a Cheese Plate

Bore you with the same typical cheese plate advice you’ve already heard before? Nah. Not us. Instead we explain how to include something so that everyone—even the pregnant and the lactose intolerant—can partake.

Candied Spiced Nuts Recipe

These candied nuts are sweet and spicy and the sorta thing that friends demolish in minutes at cocktail parties and holiday gatherings yet talk about for months afterward.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 2

Easy Chicken Liver Pâté Recipe

Satiny smooth and ridiculously rich, this elegant spread is just waiting to be schmeared on rustic white bread and accompanied by a glass of riesling, whether as an impressive hors d’oeuvres or a rustic winter supper.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 0

Funfetti Chex Mix Recipe

Funfetti Chex mix. White chocolate puppy chow. Confetti cake muddy buddies. Cake batter Chex mix. Funfetti puppy chow. Whatever you call it, you best not be without the ingredients for it when a craving hits.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 0

Herb Salt Recipe

Herb salt is, quite simply, herbs pummeled with salt to create a restaurant worthy condiment. Here’s how to make it along with several incredible uses, whether fancy schmancy or simple.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 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

Baked Ricotta Recipe

Entertaining gets no simpler than this rich, creamy, indulgent, elegant cheese spread made from three ingredients. Tasting is believing. Go on.

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  • 10 M
  • 35 M
  • 32

Apple Tart Recipe

If you just took a look at this stunning tart and thought, “Oh, I can’t do that!”, think again. We suspect you can.

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  • 50 M
  • 2 H, 10 M
  • 8

Maple Walnut Squares Recipe

“Intensely maple-y.” “Amazing.“ “Much easier than making pie.” “A recipe I’ll make again and again.” That’s what folks are saying about these spectacularly sweet and gooey maple walnut bars.

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  • 25 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
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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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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 16

Homemade Snickers Bars

Know what really satisfies? Making your own gooey, peanutty, caramel-y, milk chocolate-y Snickers candy bars at home without any of those nasty preservatives or artificial anything.

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  • 25 M
  • 2 H
  • 31
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