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An Unexpected Happy-Hour Nibble
Company's coming for cocktails, and you're getting ready to put out the usual cheese, crackers and charcuterie. Why not step things up with these crisp, flavorful just-a-little-bit-spicy cheese straws? They combine the crisp familiarity of breadsticks with the rich flavors of Parmesan and sharp cheddar, and beautifully complement wine, champagne or punch. Stand them up in a tall glass for a lovely presentation, surrounded by grapes or berries.

Get the recipe: Cheese Straws