Fresh and Fun Cheese Ball Recipes

An oldie but a goodie, cheeseballs are a party favorite and the perfect staple for your next holiday get together. In the new cookbook CHEESE BALLS by Dena Rayess, you can find 30 of the best and most creative cheese ball recipes to try, from the zesty Jalapeño Popper to the elegant Garden Herb. Forget the cheese plate and make one of these cheese balls the main event at your next gathering.

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Winter Wine Recommendations on the East End

‘Tis the season to drink and be merry, and there is nothing that pairs better with endless trays of tasty appetizers and nights spent curled up by the fire than the perfect bottle of wine. Set the milk and cookies aside this holiday and try one of these delicious vineyard favorites from around the North and South Forks.

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Ina Garten Book Signing at Book Hampton

On Saturday, December 15 at 12pm the Barefoot Contessa herself, Ina Garten, will be stopping by Book Hampton to talk about her latest cookbook ‘Cook Like a Pro.’ In ‘Cook Like a Pro,’ self-taught pro Garten pulls together the tips and tricks for hosting and preparing the perfect dinner party.

Upgrading the basics for a show-stopping menu your family and friends won’t believe you made yourself is Garten’s specialty. Here, we have included two of our favorite Barefoot Contessa appetizer recipes to make your next event a smash.

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An Interview with Jonathan Pearlman of The Artists’ Lounge

Sculptor, author and filmmaker Jonathan Pearlman is an iconic presence in East Hampton, and an even greater proponent of the arts on Long Island. This fall, Pearlman teamed up with East End Arts to kick off their new monthly discussion series, The Artists’ Lounge, where guests are invited to share their individual experiences with each other and engage in casual conversation about different creative roadblocks they face as working artists.

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Thanksgiving Food Drives on Long Island

November can be an important time to consider what we are grateful for and an even better time to find ways to give back to the community. Here, we’ve rounded up a few of the local food banks and charities making sure no table goes without Thanksgiving fixings this year, and how you can help.

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