Pan-Seared Foie Gras with a Chardonnay-Grapefruit Reduction Recipe

Pan-Seared Foie Gras

This luxe little number with a pan sauce reduction of late-harvest Chardonnay is best reserved for when you truly, madly, deeply love your guests.

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  • 45 M
  • 45 M
  • 2
French 75 Cocktail Recipe

French 75 Cocktail

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

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 4
Champagne Truffles Recipe

Champagne Truffles

Got leftover Champange? Good. Because we’ve got the most splurge-worthy use for it ever thanks to these creamy, fudgy, boozy, ganache gilded little orbs.

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Cheesy Cracker Squares Recipe

Cheese Crackers

Yup. We went there. To that homemade Cheez-It place. Go ahead. Admit it. You’re awfully glad that we did.

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How to Make a Cheese Plate for a Crowd

How to Make a Cheese Plate

Bore you with the same typical cheese plate advice you’ve already heard before? Nah. Not us. Instead we explain how to include something so that everyone—even the pregnant and the lactose intolerant—can partake.

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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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
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Funfetti Chex Mix Recipe

Funfetti Chex Mix

Funfetti Chex mix. White chocolate puppy chow. Confetti cake muddy buddies. Cake batter Chex mix. Funfetti puppy chow. Whatever you call it, you best not be without the ingredients for it when a craving hits.

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  • 10 M
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Homemade Herb Salt Recipe

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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Spruce Needle Vodka Recipe

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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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 20
Apple Pie Moonshine Recipe

Apple Pie Moonshine

Become your own bootlegger. Start with everclear or vodka, add some apple and spice, and then splash it in a punch bowl, pour it in Mason jars and gift it to that special someone, or just keep it all to yourself and indulge in a nip once in a while.

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Buttermilk Dressing Recipe With Winter Crudites

Buttermilk Dressing With Winter Crudites

Whoever made up that silly rule about no white after Labor Day clearly has never stunned dinner guests with vegetables in shades of winter white and palest green.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 2
The Down Easter Cocktail Recipe

Down Easter Cocktail

Merriam-Webster defines “down easter” as “one born or living down east.” We take it to mean this lovely apple cider-y cocktail.

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  • 45 M
  • 4
Glow in the Dark Jello Recipe

Glow in the Dark Jello

Rest assured, the spirits summoned for this ghostly gin and tonic gelatin hail from a bottle, not the supernatural. Whew.

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  • 25 M
  • 11 H, 35 M
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Candied Pecans Recipe

Candied Pecans

“Irresistible.” “The perfect combination of sweet, salt, spice, and crunch.” “We. Can. NOT. Stop. Eating. Them.” “Absolutely perfect.” That’s what folks are saying about these candied pecans.

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