If you want to get your party off to a good start, better serve a bacon appetizer -- or two! Wrap just about anything in bacon and it tastes better, add bacon to a dip, to a tart, and yes even make jam out of pork.
Our parents pleaded with us to take skiing and tennis lessons when we were kids, to no avail. We knew just enough about those sports to get by in them, and that was plenty for us. One great insight we've achieved in adulthood -- finally! -- is that the more we throw ourselves into our pursuits, the more fun they become.
Just a few ingredients -- egg yolks, sugar, milk, cream, and nutmeg -- create the wonderfully distinctive flavor of that favorite holiday drink, eggnog. These eggnog recipes can be spiked to your liking with rum, bourbon, or brandy, or enjoyed in nonalcoholic form by guests of all ages. In addition to classic and easy eggnog recipes, we gathered our best eggnog desserts, including cheesecake bars and panna cotta.
Everybody loves an appetizer. Our latest book, "Martha Stewart's Appetizers," is now available! Order now to get the perfect recipes for dips, spreads, small plates, and other delicious hors d'oeuvres (plus 30 tip-top cocktail recipes!)