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Appetizers

  • Moveable Feast

    Soft-Boiled Eggs with Uni-Herb Mayo

    These eggs get a punch from briny capers, pickled red onions, anchovy, and fresh herbs. When topped with fresh uni and salmon roe, they become otherworldly.

  • Recipe

    Oysters with Blood-Orange Mignonette and Tajín

    Classic oysters on the half shell are given an update here,  bathed in a mignonette flavored with blood orange and then sprinkled with zingy Tajín. You can ask your seafood…

  • hot pepper jelly rugelach
    Recipe

    Hot-Pepper Jelly Rugelach

    The spicy-sweet filling makes this cookie a great party appetizer.

  • spinach-feta rugelach
    Recipe

    Spinach-Feta Rugelach

    The classic combination of spinach and feta shines in this twist on rugelach.

  • Croque Monsieur Rugelach
    Recipe

    Croque Monsieur Rugelach

    This savory "cookie" is a mashup of the famous French sandwich and classic rugelach. Try a couple with a cup of tomato soup.

  • Recipe

    Roasted-Garlic and Kale Pesto Rugelach

    Sweet roasted garlic and earthy kale pair up in a perfect snack for a chilly evening.

  • Caramelized Onion Dip
    Recipe

    Caramelized Onion and Mushroom Dip

    The combination of deeply caramelized onions and mushrooms is a one-two punch of savory flavor. Use fino sherry to deglaze the pan, and then make a Not Not Martini with…

  • Lardon Fig Twists
    Recipe

    Lardon-Fig Twists

    These twisty, cheesy, savory-sweet, buttery puff-pastry twists go fast. Bake off half for round one, let people fill up on other things for a bit, then bake off the second…

  • Seedy Herbed Walnuts
    Recipe

    Seedy Herbed Walnuts

    Nuts are no stranger to a cocktail party, but that’s no reason to exclude them. This lightly sweet but mostly savory take combines walnuts, maple, orange, sesame, poppy, dill, and…

  • Eggs Cornichon
    Recipe

    Eggs Cornichon

    The classic French dish Eggs Mayonnaise is just that: eggs with a swipe of mayonnaise. Think of this recipe as tweaking the famous dictum of Coco Chanel: Instead of taking…

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