How to Make Chocolate Curls

How to Make Chocolate Curls

Admit it. You’ve long admired those gorgeous chocolate curl garnishes on fancy schmancy cakes and wondered how to make them at home. It couldn’t be easier. Here’s how.

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A single white chocolate cupcake, topped with white frosting on a paper napkin.

White Chocolate Cupcakes

Fine-crumbed and sparely sweet, these sophisticated little cakes do wonders for white chocolate’s tarnished reputation. Confection perfection.

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French 75 Cocktail

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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Scalloped Potatoes

These scalloped potatoes are creamy easy cheesy side dish awesomeness. As welcome on weeknights as it is on holidays.

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Pieces of light and dark gingerbread, with two people cut out of the dark, and a tree shape cut out of the light gingerbread.

Light and Dark Gingerbread Cookies

Sometimes it’s not a bad thing to indulge our culture of gratification and have exactly what we want, whether that means pale gingerbread cookie that are mild and sweet or darker gingerbread cookies that are stronger and spicier.

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A mortar partially filled with herb salt and a pestle and two sprigs of fresh sage leaves lying beside it.

Herb Salt

Herb salt is, quite simply, herbs pummeled with salt to create a restaurant worthy condiment. Here’s how to make it along with several incredible uses, whether fancy schmancy or simple.

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Homemade Vanilla Extract

Homemade Vanilla Extract

If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself. This rich, complex, boozy vanilla extract is no exception.

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Two martini glasses filled with spruce needle vodka with a spruce sprig floating in each glass.

Spruce Needle Vodka

Essentially vodka infused with a sprig from your Christmas tree, this celebratory cocktail both starts and stops conversations at parties. The perfect gift for the person who has everything.

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A whisk attachment and a wooden bowl filled with coconut whipped cream.

How To Make Coconut Whipped Cream

Knowing how to make coconut whipped cream is a lovely and satisfyingly fluffy paleo trick that we think everyone can get behind.

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Spiced Krispie Treats

Pumpkin Spice Rice Krispie Treats

Intoxicatingly aromatic browned butter and pumpkin spice coalesce with ooey, gooey, marshmallow, butter, and cereal to make these not-too-sweet treats all grown up.

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