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All-Occasion Party Favor Idea: Party Crackers

What is silly, elegant, full of fun trinkets, goes "pop" and is a party favor idea adaptable to any party? Party Crackers! Buy them, buy the parts, or make your own homemade party favors easily.

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Rating Champagne or Sparkling Wine: 3 Ways

The label and your own taste buds can tell you as much about rating champagne as the price. If you only buy Cristal champagne or only the best vintage champagne brands, you're missing out.

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How to Buy Caviar Online and Off

Great tips for new caviar buyers. Simple ways to find a good caviar house and caviar prices. Buy caviar online or locally like a gourmet pro. Important discount caviar and wholesale caviar facts.

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Chocolate Fondue Recipes and More

Large gathering or intimate party of two, nothing goes over like chocolate fondue. Easy white, dark chocolate fondue recipes. Try the Smores recipe.

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Gourmet Pizza Toppings - Get Inspired

Pizza Toppings are just one of the 5 elements that come together to create ultimate pizza recipes. Find professional tips and inspiration for your own gourmet pizza.

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Roasted Almonds Recipe -- Spicy or Honey Roasted

Every cook's recipe box should have at least one roasted almonds recipe in it. You may file it under Nuts or Snacks but you'll think of it as an easy, healthy, guest-pleasing, make-ahead party treat.

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Backward Braised Leek Recipe

Simmered first, then browned under the broiler with lemon, breadcrumbs, and freshly grated Parmesan cheese, this is a backward-braised leek recipe with a real WOW factor for the dinner party.

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Easy Eggnog Recipe – Honey Brandy Eggnog

What do you get when you cross an easy eggnog recipe with a well-spiked eggnog? Guests! Say welcome with homemade eggnog for the punch bowl. Non alcoholic eggnog recipe, too.

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Sweet Potato Fries Recipe – The New Taste of French Fries

For an unusual party finger food treat or side dish, try out the Sweet Potato Fries recipe. Either salted or sweetened with a little cinnamon and sugar, they're easy to prepare, a crowd pleaser too.

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Chestnut Stuffing Balls, with Options

Stuffing Balls are easier, quicker and cooler than traditional turkey stuffing and they make great appetizers. Go with classics like chestnuts and sage, yummy options, or adapt your favorite recipe.

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Eggs Benedict Recipe with Simplified Directions

More than the sum of its parts, an Eggs Benedict recipe consists of sliced ham and poached eggs atop toasted English muffin halves or crumpets, crowned with Hollandaise Sauce. Not so hard, huh?

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Amish Cinnamon Bread and Starter Recipe

Amish Cinnamon Bread, also known as Amish Friendship Bread, is a sweet, sourdough treat you can make from starter or scratch and share with friends.

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Hasselback Potatoes Look Amazing

One of the healthy ways to cook potatoes, there's also a simple trick that makes preparing glamorous Hasselback Potatoes (Accordion Potatoes) easy peasy. Any potato, lots of toppings too.

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Beef Bourguignon Recipe

The Beef Bourguignon recipe (Boeuf Bourguignon) is the classic French stew, beef baked in red wine and cognac with mushrooms, bacon, and baby onions until it is melt-in-your-mouth tender.

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Cheesecake Cookie Recipe – Cheesecake and Cookies Get Married

No spending the day baking these decadent cookies in batches. The Cheesecake Cookie Recipe is baked sheet style, then cut. The Mini Cheesecake Cookies make excellent tea cakes for the tea party.

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Sushi Caterpillar Roll

A Caterpillar Roll is an "inside out roll," a type of sushi with the rice on the outside. Thin-sliced avocado on the outside gives it the caterpillar look. Easier than you think. Tips and tricks.

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Sucker Punch Recipe

Careful! The Sucker Punch recipe really packs a wallop. The surprise comes not just from the kick but from the unabashed combination of 3 spirits and 2 liqueurs. And, oh ya... some fruit juice.

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Pasta Party Ideas from Great Party Recipes

A pasta party is as universally loved as pasta itself. Get lots of tips, recipes and menu ideas from around the world, plus the scoop on why and how to cook pasta al dente.

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Blue Cheese Dip Recipe

In the Blue Cheese Dip recipe the strong flavor of blue cheese is softened with cream cheese and sour cream, balanced with lemon and garlic. It pairs with lots of dippers, from veggies to hot wings.

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Roasted Asparagus Recipe . Roasted Asparagus for Brunch? Yes!

Brunch dabs a toe in dinner with the Roasted Asparagus recipe. Pair it as we have in our Brunch Menu Ideas with Crab Cakes. Also excellent with Scrambled Eggs and Salmon, or Eggs Benedict. Delicious.

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