A bowl of pico de gallo with a spoon resting inside set on a piece of parchment in a rimmed baking tray.

Pico de Gallo

A Mexican staple, this sauce of sorts is essentially fresh salsa that’s named, curiously, for a rooster’s beak.

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Eight mini hog dogs wrapped in puff pastry on a parchment lined baking sheet

Pigs in a Blanket

Without further ado or feigned guilt, allow us to reacquaint you with a long-lost childhood friend.

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An illustration of seven Champagne flutes filled with Christmas cocktail and an orange twist.

Christmas Cocktail

Seven lords a leaping? Perhaps after partaking of this Christmas cheer it’ll be seven lords a leaning.

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A metal casserole dish filled with a cooked lasagna Bolognese, with three forks and a stack of plates beside it.

Lasagne Bolognese

Think you know lasagne? As Giuliano Hazan explains, what you know may be sadly mistaken. His recipe will fix that.

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Five uncooked floured pierogi on a wooden board.

Pierogi

This family Christmas tradition will land 120 pretty little pierogi in your lap…and on your countertop…and on your tabletop….

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Nine chocolate thumbprint cookies and a chocolate covered spoon on a round wooden board.

Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

Sophisticated palates accustomed to European-style cookies will swoon to this subtly sweet and slightly crumbly treat.

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A standing rib roast on a cutting board with caramelized onions

Standing Rib Roast

Pricey but not pretentious, a standing rib roast is essentially a slab of bone-in rib eye steaks standing on end. You could do worse, eh?

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Indian Fried Dough Jalebi

Indian Fried Dough | Jalebi

Just squiggle this easy peasy batter in oil, sizzle until golden, then dunk in an insanely sweet syrup. Frightfully, irresistibly good.

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Smokey Martini

Smoky Martini

Sometimes smoke gets in your eyes. Sometimes smoke gets in your martini glass. We must say, we much prefer the latter.

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A highball glass filled with classic old-fashioned cocktail and large ice cubes.

Classic Old-Fashioned Cocktail

A little sugar, a splash of bitters, and a lotta booze—your grandma’s go-to drink. (Oh wait, was that just our family?!)

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