Two flutes filled with French 75 cocktail on a wooden table with a notebook and a plate of lemon slices nearby.

French 75 Cocktail

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

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Pink Beer

Pink Beer

Yes, pink beer. It’s a sweet party punch that’s shamelessly simple. If you’re familiar with the shandy, then you already have a sense of what it’s like. It may come as no surprise that pink beer drinkers have more fun.

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Chocolate Truffle

Milk Chocolate Truffles

This milk chocolate truffles recipe is simple to make, complex in taste, and easy as can be to gift (provided you can slip some out of the house unnoticed).

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A square piece of homemade snickers bar on a piece of parchment.

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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Four sugar cookies topped with frosting and sprinkles on a white plate.

Sugar Cookies

Exactly like those soft, puffy, cakey frosted sugar cookies found in the bakery of your local grocery store that the kids beg you to buy—minus the scary artificial ingredients.

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Coconut Candy Bars

Coconut Candy Bars

These coconut candy bars taste like a mash-up of Mounds candy bars, peanut butter, and a graham cracker crumb crust.

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Several glazed lemon madeleines scattered next to a madeleine pan and a dish of glaze.

Lemon Madeleines

Let’s dispense with all the talk about Proust and time and just revel in these lemony little lovelies, shall we?

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A jar of Meyer lemon syrup with a spoon resting on top.

Meyer Lemon Syrup

Luscious as caramel yet simple as simple syrup, this Meyer lemon syrup has a very giftable sweet tart lemon thing going on.

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A tangle of fettuccine with scallops finished with lemon zest and chervil on a brown plate.

Fettuccine with Scallops

Whether you need a no-fail romantic dinner for two or an impressive dinner party for more, here’s how to pull it off.

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A white plate topped with sauteed shrimp, rice, and lime wedges.

Sauteed Shrimp

Easy, healthy, on the table in minutes, and spiked with just the right amount of spice to intrigue but not overwhelm.

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