Haute Halloween Recipe

Haute Halloween

By: Kristina Vanni of Better Recipes

This October 31st, take your party to the next level and make your get-together a “Haute Halloween!” I have some tips, decor ideas and a recipe that can make your celebration classy without breaking the bank!

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Gameday Gourmet

Game Day Gourmet

By: Kristina Vanni of Better Recipes

Are you ready to take your tailgate menu to the next level? With a few easy recipes, ideas and tips you can become a “Game Day Gourmet” by kickoff!

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Food & Wine Classic in Aspen Cauliflower Griddle Cakes Recipe

Cauliflower Griddle Cakes from the 2013 Food & Wine Classic in Aspen

By: Kristina Vanni of Better Recipes

This year I had the pleasure of attending the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen for the very first time. Within minutes of landing in Aspen, I knew it wouldn’t be my last!

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Chicken Coq Au Vin Recipe

Coq Au Vin

By: Kristina Vanni of Better Recipes

Coq Au Vin (literally “rooster in red wine”) is one of the most famous French dishes and a beloved comfort food from the Burgundy region. It was originally considered peasant food, although it was taken to new heights in the United States when Julia Child featured Coq Au Vin in her 1961 Mastering the Art of French Cooking.

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