A skillet filled with black olives in an infusion of herbs and lemon and orange peel

Herb Infused Black Olives

Easy yet elegant. That’s what we want in a cocktail party nosh. These lovely olives are exactly that and are certain to earn you accolades.

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Three glasses of glogg (mulled wine) with orange slices and cinnamon sticks

Swedish Christmas Glögg

Glogg is Scandinavian mulled wine served at Christmas. This version combines port wine, brandy, whiskey, raisins, almonds, orange zest, cinnamon, and cardamon.

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A dozen mounded molasses cookies, half of each is covered in chocolate on a white background

Chocolate-Dipped Molasses Cookies

Though the name doesn’t give it away, these subtly spiced cookies are vegan-friendly, though we sure as heck couldn’t tell it from their I’ll-have-just-one-more appeal. Shhhh.

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Roasted Carrots with Allspice Recipe

Roasted Carrots with Allspice

Sweet. Spicy. Earthy. And a touch puckery. When did anything–or anyone–at your table boast such character? Certain to compensate for your duller dinner invitees.

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Candied Spiced Nuts Recipe

Candied Spiced Nuts

These candied nuts are sweet and spicy and the sorta thing that friends demolish in minutes at cocktail parties and holiday gatherings yet talk about for months afterward.

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Glazed Turnips and Apples Recipe

Glazed Turnips and Apples

Glazed turnips and apples. Sorta seems an unsexy, if unlikely, duo. Yet when sweet apples and earthy turnips take a quick turn in a skillet with some butter and thyme and a splash of cider vinegar, ooooooooooh baby!

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Mushroom Miso Soup

Mushroom Miso Soup

Mushroom miso soup. Quick. Easy. Healthy. Vegan. And yes, it tastes spectacular.

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Crisp Potato Cakes

Crisp Potato Cakes

A kissing cousin to the latke, this whopping plate-size potato cake ensures you’re not standing at the stove all night long turning out one wee pancake after another.

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Vanilla Syrup Recipe

Vanilla Syrup

You’re going to want to drizzle, douse, and dribble this fragrant homemade vanilla syrup over and into and onto just about everything.

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Spiced Pumpkin Seeds

Spiced Pumpkin Seeds

“Super easy.” “Quite addictive.” “Divine.” That’s what folks are saying about these surprisingly seductive spiced pepitas.

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DIY Pumpkin Pie Spice Recipe

Pumpkin Pie Spice

Making your own pumpkin pie spice is as easy as dumping some spices you probably already have on hand in a bowl and stirring them together. No need to run to the store. You’re welcome.

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Cranberry Apple Crostata Recipe

Cranberry Apple Crostata

Know what we can’t stop thinking about? This crostata. At first whiff of its heady fall spices, you’ll tumble head over heals in love.

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