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Valentine's Day

  • La Pomme Rouge
    Recipe

    La Pomme Rouge

    Two French classics—Calvados (French apple brandy) and Lillet Rouge (an apéritif wine)—are shaken over ice with lemon and topped with chilled sparkling wine, for an easy, nuanced cocktail that reads…

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    Holiday Sparkler

    This blushing cocktail features Cinzano prosecco, extra-dry vermouth, and an intriguing grapefruit-thyme flavor profile. Need more festive cocktails? Check out the Bianco Refresher and Pom-Groni, also featured in this video.

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    Pom-Groni

    This twist on the classic Negroni adds pomegranate juice for a boost of ruby-red color. Freshly grated nutmeg makes it especially holiday-worthy. Need more festive cocktails? Try the Bianco Refresher…

  • beet goat-cheese gratin
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    Beet, Goat Cheese, and Apple Gratin

    This striking deep pink-purple dish is sweet from beets and apples, which contrast with earthy goat cheese, anise-flavored tarragon, and rich hazelnuts.

  • Mustard Glazed Beef Tenderloin
    Recipe

    Mustard-Glazed Beef Tenderloin

    Tender beef gets a flavor infusion with a butter-mustard coating and blue cheese finish. If serving with a salad, such as the Fresh Herb Salad shown here, try some of…

  • Brown Butter Pecan Shortbread Cookies
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    Brown Butter-Pecan Shortbread Cookies

    Brown butter enhances the sweet pecan flavor of these delicately sandy-textured shortbread cookies. Make sure to refrigerate the brown butter until it is cold and firm before creaming it with…

  • Chocolate Dutch Baby with Raspberries
    Recipe

    Chocolate Dutch Baby with Raspberries and Whipped Cream

    A few tweaks are all it takes to get Dutch babies dressed up for dessert. You can use almost any fruit, but the macerated raspberries here pair especially nicely with…

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    How to Make a Heart-Shaped Cake (Without a Heart-Shaped Pan)

    Want to bake a Valentine’s cake for your loved ones? Try this simple technique: Bake one 9-inch round and one 9-inch square cake or cookie. Let cool. Cut the round…

  • Fine 25 cocktail
    Recipe

    The Fine 25 Cocktail

    To celebrate Fine Cooking's 25th anniversary, we figured a signature cocktail was in order. This little beauty is sure to get any party started. Bubbly Champagne, floral gin, and the…

  • White Chocolate-Cherry Almond Crunch
    Recipe

    White Chocolate Cherry-Almond Crunch

    Flecked with tart cherries and crunchy toasted almonds set against a creamy backdrop of white chocolate, this crisp candy bar is a study in contrasts. For best results, use a…

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