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This NYE, Throw a Hangover-Free House Party

Hosting feels a bit like playing grown-up. The ordinary tasks involved in having people over—texting out an invite, deciding on a menu, making a playlist—stand in stark contrast to the relaxed, inviting atmosphere of a house party. Remember house par…


Hosting feels a bit like playing grown-up. The ordinary tasks involved in having people over—texting out an invite, deciding on a menu, making a playlist—stand in stark contrast to the relaxed, inviting atmosphere of a house party. Remember house parties? The kind with moody, low lighting and conversation that lingers into the night. We love them, with one caveat: the hangover.

“It used to be expected that if you have fun, you’re going to feel horrible afterwards. It was part of the deal, but fortunately it doesn’t have to be anymore,” says Helena Price Hambrecht, co-founder and CEO of Haus, a low-alcohol apéritif. “You don’t want the parties to end, but as you get older, you don’t really have time for the hangover part.”

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The Sexiest Eggplant Recipe for Summer

A Big Little Recipe has the smallest-possible ingredient list and big everything else: flavor, creativity, wow factor. That means five ingredients or fewer—not including water, salt, black pepper, and certain fats (like oil and butter), since we’re gue…

A Big Little Recipe has the smallest-possible ingredient list and big everything else: flavor, creativity, wow factor. That means five ingredients or fewer—not including water, salt, black pepper, and certain fats (like oil and butter), since we're guessing you have those covered. This week, guest columnist, food stylist, and James Beard Award–nominated author Rebekah Peppler is sharing your new favorite way to cook eggplant, fresh from À Table, her just-released cookbook.


Vacation cooking hits different. It prioritizes pleasure. It is imaginative, free to change at a moment’s notice, often bursting with produce and ingredients that might not make it onto your everyday cutting board.

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