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10 Festive Cocktails To Welcome The New Year

Greet 2021 with a celebratory sipper when the clock strikes midnight on New Year's Eve!


Make Your Holiday Feast Memorable With These Heartwarming Recipes

"Don't mess with the turkey" might be the best advice of all.


French 227 Cocktail

This take on the classic cocktail is named for 227 Ossington Ave. — the address of Man Ray Bar à Vin and La Banane. Make a batch by multiplying the ingredients by eight, then combining the gin, liqueur and lemon juice in a container.


15 Style Ideas For A Fashionable Festive Gathering

Time to eat, drink and be merry!


How To Choose The Best Champagne This New Year’s Eve

Food editor Kristen Eppich demystifies Champagne with tips from an expert.  Want to know a little bit more about the bottle of Champagne you bring to your holiday party this year? I reached out to Montecito’s Heather McDougall for a lesson — and boy did she give me one! Thanks to Heather,…

Decorating & Design

H&H Editors Reveal Their Design Resolutions For 2016

Find out what our editors have planned for their own homes in 2016.


Mark McEwan’s New Year’s Eve Entertaining Tips

Food editor Kristen Eppich chats with chef Mark McEwan about hosting on New Year’s Eve. For those of us who aren’t lucky enough to be spending New Year’s Eve at Mark McEwan’s party this year, we may as well benefit from his hosting and entertaining tips. Here’s what I picked…

DIY Projects

Easy DIY: New Year’s Eve Photo Booth

Assistant design editor Jennifer Koper shares how to make a DIY photo booth for New Year’s Eve.  I throw a number of parties over the holidays, but the one everyone loves most is my New Year’s Eve party. Last year I created a photo booth and it was a total hit. It kept people busy and moving…


5 Quick Appetizers For A Holiday Party

Round out your holiday feast with some fast and easy bites to serve before the main course. Smoky Chèvre Log – In a food processor, coarsely grind roasted, salted almonds with smoked paprika. Roll a chèvre log in the mixture. Serve at room temperature with crackers. Marinated Olives – Rinse and dry plain olives with…


Five-Spice Pork Wraps With Hoisin Barbecue Sauce

The bottom of a 2-piece tart pan and a long metal spatula make the job of transferring the hot roast much easier. You could also put out leaves of Romaine hearts to wrap the pork for anyone watching their carbs.


Tuna Brochettes With Eggplant-Caper Dip

While the dip can be made up to 3 days in advance, cut and sear the tuna as close to serving as possible to preserve its freshness and bright color.


Orange Twist Champagne Cocktail

For a signature cocktail with more punch, add 3⁄4 oz. of cognac to the flute before you pour in the sparkling wine. Orange bitters can be found at most gourmet food shops.


Prosciutto-Wrapped Figs Recipe

A fall or winter appetizer with fresh figs.


Meatball Sliders With Tomato Sauce Recipe

Quick and easy party appetizers.


Easy Hors D’Oeuvres

Four ideas for entertaining.