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What to Eat and Drink Over Memorial Day Weekend

By Ashley Beck | May 24, 2013

It’s here. The weekend we’ve all been waiting for…the weekend that tells us Summer is here and it’s time to celebrate. Time for extra food, extra drinks, extra sunshine, and an extra day to enjoy it. So if you’re planning on cooking, check out these tasty Memorial Day menu options, and if you plan on allowing some one else to do all the cooking, well at least you can get your eyes and stomach ready for what’s potentially to come.  Read More

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5 Not-Quite-Traditional Thanksgiving Appetizers

By Joel Kahn | November 20, 2012

Photo: Paul Brissman


Photo: Paul Brissman

Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate this wondrous melting pot we call America—and it only makes sense to incorporate some different cultures into this year’s feast. To inspire creativity, here are a few recipes that will add some spice and zing to any Thanksgiving’s first course…even if they might not be what one traditionally expects. Read More


5 Springtime Appetizers and Cocktails

By admin | April 10, 2012

Photo: Adam Macchia

With the spring comes the beautiful warm weather and of course the temptation for impromptu get-togethers to bask in it. But as a host (or hostess), the last thing you want to worry about is a long menu or recipes that will take your focus away from your guests and enjoying the sunny afternoon or clear crisp night. That’s why the best party dishes are the ones you can whip up in no time.

So we’ve gathered five of our favorite fun and fast appetizers to help you entertain guests for a last-minute cocktail party. But what would a cocktail party be without the cocktails? So we’ve paired each one of our appetizers with a fresh springtime cocktail that is sure to get your guests talking.

Check out our picks for great springtime appetizer and cocktail pairings… Read More


How To Make 10 Instant New Year’s Appetizers

By Michele | December 30, 2011

Goat Cheese Crostini

Whether for a crowd of hungry guests or a single rumbling stomach, you’re never more than 10 minutes away from a satisfying small bite. Preparing for a New Year’s Eve Party can be a breeze if you are the host or if you are a guest who is bringing a dish to the festive event.

Below is a list of 10 bite-size treats that will have your fellow partygoers licking their fingers in delight and praising you for your glorious efforts, slaving away in the kitchen (they will be completely fooled)! Read More


4 Holiday Hors D’oeuvres Tips and Vegan Recipes

By admin | December 23, 2011

Bean dip Hors D'oeuvres_1

By: Michele Wolfson

The best part of a cocktail hour isn’t spending time with loved ones, checking out what everyone is wearing or even the open bar. The best part of a cocktail hour is the hors d’oeuvres. Hors D’oeuvres literally means “outside the meal” referring to “apart from the main meal or main parts of the meal.” They should only be one to two bites and shouldn’t require utensils or plates. Hors d’oeuvres are finger foods that are generally served with cocktails, particularly at Holiday parties. Read More


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