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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Matcha Tea Leaf Shortbreads

Buttery shortbreads take on an Asian accent—and an absolutely unforgettable appearance—with the addition of matcha powder.

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Lavender Fleur de Sel Shortbread

These sophisticated shortbread are gilded with sweet butter, vanilla, and fleur de sel. Most excellent holiday gifts.

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Lemon-Scented Pull-Apart Coffee Cake

“Absolutely the best thing I’ve put in my mouth in a long time!” That’s what folks are saying about this buttery, citrusy coffee cake.

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Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

These peanut butter cookies are filled with a creamy milk chocolate filling for a taste that takes you back to childhood. The cookies are easy to make and can be filled later.

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Lemon-Herbsaint Poppers

Leave it to New Orleans to create a liquor to replace absinthe. These boozy jellied shots are redolent of their namesake citrus and anise-flavored absinthe alternative.

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Lemon Doberge Cake

Doberge cake is the birthday cake of New Orleans. The most popular is a Doberge with a lemon-iced cake on one side and a chocolate-iced cake on the other.

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  • 7

Barefoot Contessa Rosemary Cashews

These warm-from-the-oven cashews are bathed in buttery rosemary, cayenne, and brown sugar goodness. An ideal pre-dinner nosh.

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  • 20 M
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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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Dream Bars

Call ’em what you will. Hello Dolly bars. Seven layer bars. Magic bars. But we think of them as dream bars. Sweet dream bars.

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  • 3 H, 45 M
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Flourless Chocolate and Vanilla Marble Cake

This flourless chocolate-vanilla marble cake has a texture between fudge and cheesecake. The chocolate marbles between the vanilla for a gorgeous look.

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  • 1 H, 5 M
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Grasshopper Pie

Grasshopper pie, the minty ice cream pie, is reworked. This version of the pie is made with homemade ice cream, less creme de menthe, and chocolate crust. You have to love it.

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  • 3

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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Pappardelle alla Bolognese

Luxuriously broad noodles known as pappardelle become all tangled up in this hearty bolognese sauce. Whereas the pasta is fresh, the sauce can be made ahead.

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