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  • guy-pleasing sandwich recipes before the big game
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Bagna Cauda Recipe

The Bagna Cauda recipe (pronounced Bahn-yah Cow-dah) is a rich anchovy-butter dip from Northern Italy served warm with bread and vegetable dippers. A classic "Italian party" recipe.

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Spiced Nut Recipes

Spiced Nut Recipes are hot, hot, hot with the party crowd. Roasted, spiced nuts are an easy but terrific party snack idea, appetizer, or wine and cheese party addition.

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Fancy Cream Cheese Brownie Recipe or Plain Fudge Brownies

Sometimes you crave unadulterated Fudge Brownies, and sometimes you want to dress them up with a Cream Cheese Brownie recipe. (Cheesecake Brownies) As long as it's easy, right? OK.

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Scone Recipes for your Tea Party or Brunch

Scone recipes are an essential part of any tea party, whether served alone or with tea sandwiches and tea cakes. Find all the tea party recipes you need plus a Fine Tea Guide here.

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Shrimp Gumbo Recipe – How to Make Gumbo into a Party

Rich and hearty, spiced right, the Shrimp Gumbo recipe is a traditional chicken and sausage gumbo with shrimp. A crowd pleasing combo of flavors, for crowds of 8, 50, or more.

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Reuben Sandwich Recipe for the Party

The Reuben Sandwich Recipe is a classic because of its unbeatable combo of corned beef, turkey, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese and Russian dressing on rye. Homemade Russian Dressing recipe, too.

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Guide to Opening Champagne, Serving and Storing It

Great tips for opening champagne like a pro, (you really can take an eye out that way!) easy guide to storing champagne, opened and unopened, how to pour it and serve it. Best champagne glass shape.

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How to Make Soft Pretzels

Are pretzels healthy? Get the answer just before you learn how to make soft pretzels at home. Another great party finger food idea from Great Party Recipes.

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Breakfast Burrito Recipe

Choose a breakfast burrito recipe to suit the occasion, one comfort food, one gourmet. Enjoy Eggs and Sausage Burritos or Salmon Burritos, with caramelized onions and peppers, for Sunday brunch.

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Amaretto Cookie Recipe – Petite Almond Cookie Recipe

The Amaretto Cookie Recipe produces the light, delicate almond cookies you never dreamed you could make at home. All-around great almond cookie recipe and tea party food.

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Crab Dip Recipes - A Nice Variety of Crab Dips for the Party

One stop shopping for crab dip recipes, including the popular Hot Crab Dip, Artichoke Crab Dip, Seafood Dip, as well as the 3-cups-of-heaven Cold Crab Dip

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Hot Buttered Cranberry Punch Recipe

This is no ordinary cranberry punch recipe. It's HOT, BUTTERED Cranberry Punch, a thick, rich, unforgettable punch with pineapple and brown sugar. Alcohol optional, and great either way.

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Stuffed Acorn Squash Recipes

To prove the ease, versatility and beauty of winter squash, here are 2 stuffed acorn squash recipes. One side dish, one main dish, enjoy Apple Raisin or Pork and Rice Stuffed Acorn Squash.

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Mini Apple Tarts (Apple Rose Tarts)

Apple Rose Tarts (rose-shaped mini apple tarts) are easier than you would ever imagine: Thin apple slices are cooked slightly, rolled into strips of simple pastry dough, baked and glazed. Lovely.

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Easy Blini Recipe – Think "One Blin, Many Blini"

We say blinis when we should say blini. Blini is the plural form. Whichever, these delicious little wheat crepes are perfect with caviar. Make your own with this quick and easy blini recipe.

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Creme Fraiche Recipe

The Creme Fraiche Recipe produces a sweeter, richer version of sour cream; if you find it difficult to obtain it in your area, you can make your own at home.

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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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