8 Happy Hour Bites

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Rosemary Thyme Pita Chips
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These chips are spread with both butter and honey before they're dusted generously with dried herbs and baked to a... more 
Photo by: Sarah Shatz
Rosemary Thyme Pita Chips
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These chips are spread with both butter and honey before they're dusted generously with dried herbs and baked to a crisp. - Amanda & Merrill

Serves 8

2 pitas
unsalted butter
honey
sea salt
dried thyme
dried rosemary
fleur de sel

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or foil.
2. Cut pita rounds into eighths. Pull those pieces in half so that each piece consists of only one layer of pita. Place each pita piece on the cookie sheet, rough side up.
3. Spread each piece with butter, then honey, then sprinkle on salt and herbs.
4. Bake for 10-12 minutes, rotating pan halfway through. Cool before serving. less 
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Thu, Dec 27, 2012 9:44 PM EST

There's something about January and drinking. Maybe it's the way it all starts (Happy New Year, everyone!), or maybe it's the fact that the holidays are over but winter wages on, making us chilly without the cheer. In any case, January's the month to grab a warm spiked drink and get your happy hour on. And of course, the best part of happy hour is the nibbles.

We say, throw the party, so you don't have to leave the warm house. Here are 8 recipes to match your January drinking, courtesy of the spirited home cooks' community at Food52. Happy happy hour!

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