A martini glass filled with rosemary lemon drop with a sugared rosemary rim.

Rosemary Lemon Drop

This classy little number shamelessly flaunts its herbal notes, making it as suave and cosmopolitan as far more complicated, not to mention classic, cocktails.

Curried Deviled Eggs

Curried Deviled Eggs

The devil’s in the details when it comes to this longstanding crowd pleaser. This recipe’s got them all covered, and then some. Um, pass the eggs, please.

Cheddar-Chive Gougeres

These wee cheese puffs are made with sharp Cheddar cheese and chives. For a little bit of spice and heat, dry mustard and cayenne pepper are mixed in.

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.

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.

A glass with a dozen 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.

Clams Casino

Clams Casino

Clams casino, the classic American dish, get a facelift here. The clams get the casino treatment with big shards of bacon, parsley, and garlic.

Pot of chile cheese fondue, a plate of chorizo, and tortillas

Southwest Chile Cheese Fondue

This Southwest chile cheese fondue is brimming with chile ingredients, cheese, and spices. This is a fondue with brio. Dip chorizo for a flavor blast.