Peanut Butter Pretzel Delight Cookies

We’re calling these cookies Peanut Butter Pretzel Delight Cookies, but they could also be called a Holiday in Your Mouth, or Everything But the Kitchen Sink. Why? Because they are full of all of the best ingredients—chocolate chips, Reese’s chips, and pretzels. Just try not to eat the dough before you actually bake them—we failed miserably.

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Revive Italian Dinner Parties with Pasta Cups

Preparing a dinner party for a room full of guests with different tastes? Our friend and esteemed food historian, Francine Segan, has the perfect solution: pasta cups! These nests of spaghetti are baked into bite-sized cups that can be topped with whatever sauce or topping your guests prefer. Get the recipe after the jump.

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Attention Pasta Lovers: Try Pasta Pretzel Sticks

Most of us agree that pasta is one of the most satisfying foods in the pantry. But why limit our pasta experiences to boiled bowls of noodles and baked trays of lasagna? Our good friend and food historian, Francine Segan, has introduced us to a whole new way to enjoy pasta: pasta pretzel sticks! And, yes, they’re even yummier than they sound.

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Traditional Napoli Christmas Eve Pasta Recipe

Christmas Eve should be about spending time with your family, not spending time in the kitchen. Our friend and esteemed food historian, Francine Segan, has sent us an effortlessly delicious traditional Christmas Eve dish from Naples that can be cooked up in minutes. Find the recipe after the jump.

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The Perfect Meal for New Year’s Day: Hangover Pasta

New Year’s week is known for three things: bringing friends and family together, bringing delicious food to the table, and bringing on hangovers. Thankfully, our friend and esteemed food historian, Francine Segan, has created the holiday meal that we have all been (literally) aching for: hangover pasta. Find the recipe after the jump.

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Il Grande Clementina Cocktail (and Mocktail!) Recipe

We love that the start of citrus season coincides with the holiday season—a perfect pairing. Our friends at Sanpellegrino® shared this cocktail recipe that highlights both fresh citrus and their bright, refreshing Sanpellegrino® clementine flavor; it’s an awesome alternative to soda-based cocktails this holiday party season. Check out the recipe after the jump!

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Create a Christmas Tree Cheese Platter

You don’t need a lot of Christmas creativity to make the easiest festive appetizer platter ever. Yes—ever! Swap out red for green grapes and pepper jack cheese for your other favorite, and you’ve got a unique platter. It’s pretty, it’s easy, and it’s full of cheese. What more could you want?

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