Pan-Seared Foie Gras with a Chardonnay-Grapefruit Reduction Recipe

Pan-Seared Foie Gras

This luxe little number with a pan sauce reduction of late-harvest Chardonnay is best reserved for when you truly, madly, deeply love your guests.

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  • 45 M
  • 45 M
  • 2
A skillet filled with black olives in an infusion of herbs and lemon and orange peel

Herb Infused Black Olives

Easy yet elegant. That’s what we want in a cocktail party nosh. These lovely olives are exactly that and are certain to earn you accolades.

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  • 5 M
  • 25 M
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Casserole dish with cooked sliced potatoes covered with cheese and sprinkled with thyme

Potatoes Dauphinoise

Potatoes. Cream. Cheese. And a French lineage. We really don’t think comfort food gets any more comfort-y than this.

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  • 25 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
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Spiced Chocolate Truffles Recipe

Spiced Chocolate Truffles

At last, spiced chocolate truffles made with dark chocolate that taste delectable, are easy to make, and—believe it!—nutrient dense. Our prayers have been answered.

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  • 45 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
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Slow Roasted Lamb Recipe

Slow Roasted Lamb

This slow roasted lamb shoulder coaxes the meat to fall-apart tenderness in the oven while infusing it with the pervasive aroma and flavor of orange, chile, and honey.

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  • 11 H
  • 8
a roll of butter flecked with minced parsley

Parsley Butter

Perhaps the simplest way ever to gussy up a piece of plain fish, a bland chicken breast, even out-of-season veggies.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
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Roasted mixed nuts coated with sugar and spices in green bowl

Sweet and Spicy Roasted Nuts

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.

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  • 35 M
  • 7
Windowpane Cookie Recipe

Windowpane Cookies

Wowsers! (We can’t really think of anything else to say about these stunning cookies, except they’re far easier to make than you’d expect.)

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  • 30 M
  • 40 M
  • 2
Rum Balls Recipe

Rum Balls

Who could possibly say no when offered one of these homemade and inebriating edibles? Certainly not us.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 8
Red Chile Pork Tamales Recipe

Red Chile Pork Tamales

These red chile pork tamales are the real authentic Mexican deal. They taste like they were carefully crafted by the loveliest abuela imaginable. Here’s how to make them.

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  • 8 H, 30 M
  • 6
Glazed Ham Recipe

Glazed Ham

Plonk this brown sugar glazed ham on your holiday table and then step back, listen to the gasped oohs and aahs, accept all manner of accolades, and then watch it disappear.

  • 15 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 26
Candied Spiced Nuts Recipe

Candied Spiced Nuts

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
Tangerine Whiskey Sour Recipe

Tangerine Whiskey Sour

“A seriously lovely grown-up drink.” “Not my father’s whiskey sour!” That’s what folks are saying about this party-friendly punch.

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  • 10 M
  • 15 M
  • 2