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Cocktail party

  • 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.

  • Menu

    A Tres Chic Cocktail Party

    An effortless French cocktail party menu that’s guaranteed to make your guests proclaim c’est magnifique

  • 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…

  • Not Martini
    Recipe

    Not Not Martini

    This takes the classic gin martini—gin, vermouth, extra olives—out of its unwieldy and aesthetically deficient glass, sets it over ice, and adds fino sherry and orange liqueur. The final drink…

  • 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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