Recipes

No matter your reason to celebrate, here are some ideas to make your party special! Start your party with one of our recipes for hor d’oeuvres or end it with one of our delicious dessert ideas.

Serve Roasted Fig and Ricotta Crostini

Serve Roasted Fig and Ricotta Crostini

It's the perfect summer appetizer that can be assembled in mere minutes.

Potluck Winner: Sweet Miso Chicken Wings

Potluck Winner: Sweet Miso Chicken Wings

Brown sugar, miso and ginger add great flavor to this make-ahead crowd pleaser.

German Potato Salad: A Flavorful Side Dish

German Potato Salad: A Flavorful Side Dish

For those who shy away from mayo, the German version of potato salad is for you.

Watch the World Cup with Brazilian Brigadeiro

Watch the World Cup with Brazilian Brigadeiro

In honor of the host country, make a batch of these chocolate truffles for a native treat.

Make Spring Onions and Gruyere Pizza from Scratch

Make Spring Onions and Gruyere Pizza from Scratch

The Gruyere imparts a nutty flavor on the homemade dough for a simple meal.

Refresh Yourself with Watermelon Agua Fresca

Refresh Yourself with Watermelon Agua Fresca

For an easy drink, blend up watermelon for a perfect Summer treat in minutes.

Make Your Own Brioche Burger Buns

Make Your Own Brioche Burger Buns

These buns are rich, moist, and durable enough to hold up to a big, fat, juicy burger.

Serve Fava Bean Ricotta Toasts

Serve Fava Bean Ricotta Toasts

These appetizers are simple and easy for a get-together or snack.

Take Comfort with Cherry Chocolate Cookies

Take Comfort with Cherry Chocolate Cookies

Try these cherry chocolate creations the next time you need a sweet treat.

What's the Perfect Movie Companion? Popcorn!

What's the Perfect Movie Companion? Popcorn!

Make a bowl of salted caramel popcorn for a snack. The quality is worth the extra effort.

Serve Spinach and Artichoke Dip on Game Day

Serve Spinach and Artichoke Dip on Game Day

Melt this cheese dip with hot sauce and red pepper flakes for a touch of added heat.

Serve Guests Crab Salad in Cucumber Cups

Serve Guests Crab Salad in Cucumber Cups

These appetizers have a crisp cucumber shell holding a bite of citrusy crab salad.

Prepare Orange Chicken Polpettine for Canapés

Prepare Orange Chicken Polpettine for Canapés

These one-bite-wonders make a great appetizer or hors d'oeuvre.

Try this Autumn White Wine Sangria

Try this Autumn White Wine Sangria

Kick off the holidays in style with this white wine sangria. Perfect for any event.

Savor Simplicity with This Mushroom Bruschetta

Savor Simplicity with This Mushroom Bruschetta

A blend of mushrooms in this savory party canape will pack flavor into every bite.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Simple Mushroom Tacos

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Simple Mushroom Tacos

Make a simple dish that can be prepared in advance to avoid missing out on any fun.

Ponzu Throws a Japanese Spin on Chicken Wings

Ponzu Throws a Japanese Spin on Chicken Wings

Like the Buffalo version, citrus-based ponzu adds a Japanese flavor to chicken wings.

Impress Dinner Guests with Seafood Risotto

Impress Dinner Guests with Seafood Risotto

This entree is great for a casual dinner party. Serve with crusty bread and white wine.

This Bloody Maharani Puts a New Spin on a Classic Cocktail

This Bloody Maharani Puts a New Spin on a Classic Cocktail

A Bloody Maharani uses curry powder and gin to create a new take on a Bloody Mary.

Ganache Brownie Bites

Ganache Brownie Bites

A wonderful bite-sized brownie with a thin layer of ganache frosting on top.

Five Tips for a Successful Holiday Cocktail Party

Five Tips for a Successful Holiday Cocktail Party

Holiday parties can be overwhelming, but the key to a cocktail party is to keep it simple.

Heat Up Chili for the Big Game

Heat Up Chili for the Big Game

Choose from a variety of chili recipes that you can add your own secret ingredient!

'From Farm to Table' Recipes

Farm to Table Recipes

'From Farm to Table' encourages viewers to discover the bounty of NY's Capital Region.

The Veggie Mobile
The Veggie Mobile

Find out how honey and yogurt are produced, learn about CSAs and more seasonal treats.

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5 Healthy Treats You Don't Have To Feel Guilty About

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Nostalgic as the ice cream truck jingle sounds, the high sugar, high-fat treats it dishes up aren’t the best way to keep cool in fiftysomething years.
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