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This year, serve a classic cocktail that'll whet your guests' appetites before the next big feast. For a drink that'll truly kick-start the appetite, we recommend the bitter Italian drink known as the Negroni — and a two-ingredient appetizer to go along with it. Though this cocktail (which was purportedly invented by a Florentine count!) isn't for the faint of heart, we'd argue that once you fall for it, there's no going back. Watch our latest episode of Happiest Hour for an easy drink (and bite) to add a punch to this holiday's entertaining.
If you're still debating on whether or not you should have guests over this New Year's Eve, we suggest giving it a go with the help of three-ingredient appetizers that make entertaining easy. These favorites are loaded with flavor but not with prep time. Cut back on time in the kitchen and enjoy the last day of the year with friends, not fuss.
While checking out Martin Yan's new M.Y. China, sabs decides to try one the restaurant's specialties: hand-pulled beef noodle soup.These were from M.Y. China, the new Martin Yan restaurant in San Francisco. So delicious!
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You may not have thought the coldest season of the year is something to look forward to, but we're here to prove you wrong: Winter offers some of the year's most rewarding dishes. From oven-baked cioppino to chicken pot pie, here are a few standout dishes we're truly looking forward to making.
Crisp sparkling wine is elegant and festive enough on its own; a splash of mouth-puckering pomegranate liqueur and a fragrant lemon twist simply elevate it to the next level. It's sure to start your night off right, whether you choose to make these cocktails to order or decide to place the requisite ingredients next to the simple recipe for a self-service cocktail bar.
Keep reading to learn how to make a vermouth-infused cranberry martini.