Spoons with smoked salmon mousse, blue cheese mousse, and cauliflower mousse in a baking sheet

Smoked Salmon Mousse + Variations

Soft pillows of different flavors–cauliflower and caviar, smoked salmon, and blue cheese and walnuts–are piped into spoons for these elegant bites.

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  • 1 H
  • 3 H
  • 0
Martinez

Martinez

The martinez–a mix of gin, sweet vermouth, maraschino liqueur, and orange bitters–is a subtle, spicy cocktail that’s perfectly blended and balanced.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 1
Gimlet

Gimlet

The gimlet is a cocktail that has caused much disagreement. Fresh lime juice, bottled, or, in this case, a combination of both? A great year-round drink.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 3
Gravadlax with Sweet Mustard and Dill Mayonnaise

Gravlax with Dill Mayonnaise

Gravadlax, also known as gravlax, is thinly sliced salmon infused with dill. And there’s no better way to ensure it’s just how you like it than curing your own.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 0
Cheddar Parmesan Crackers

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?

  • 25 M
  • 2 H, 40 M
  • 4
Pound Cake

Meme’s Pound Cake

This pound cake is rich with creamery butter, freckled with vanilla seeds, and knee-wobbingly crisp and sugary at the edges from—you guessed it—sugar.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 3
Steak au Poivre

Steak au Poivre

A French classic updated with black, green, and white peppercorns as well as allspice. A quick weeknight dinner.

  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 6

Hanukkah Recipes

Here are six recipes from chefs and cookbooks authors that help put a sophisticated spin on your Hanukkah meals.

Glogg Aquavit

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

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

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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  • 10 M
  • 15 M
  • 0
Hazelnut Thyme Matchsticks

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.

  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2