Gather your friends and use these patriotic decorating, entertaining, and recipe ideas for this year's 4th of July celebration. From festive star banners and refreshing watermelon coolers to raveworthy party favors and more, your 4th of July party is bound to be summer's biggest shindig.View Slideshow
Make sure your kids have a hearty supper before they go trick-or-treating. Here are 20 convenient meal ideas they (and you) will adore.
Bottled spaghetti sauce makes this chicken-and-cabbage combo as easy to put together as it is to enjoy. Serve it over your favorite pasta noodles.
Ground beef and pantry-ready ingredients such as salsa and canned corn make this one-dish dinner nice and easy.
It's hard to go wrong with this crowd pleaser -- it's as delicious as the dish Grandma used to make. Here, buttery pastry tops a creamy blend of veggies, mushrooms, butter, and chicken.
Here's a great solution for hectic weeknights: Combine chicken, brown rice, peas, almonds, and your favorite bottled stir-fry sauce and bake for 10 minutes.
This hearty spin on classic mac 'n' cheese features blue and mozzarella cheeses, bacon, and onion. Try it with cavatelli or campanelle for a change of pace from elbow macaroni.
A made-from-scratch meaty filling sets this deep-dish pizza in a league of its own. Kids love the double-layer crust.
This dish will be as much fun for kids to make as it is for them to eat!
For a quicker hot dog supper, load one up with nacho cheese sauce, broken tortilla chips, and fresh salsa for an instant crowd pleaser.
Serve this crowd pleaser as an appetizer at your next get-together. To cut calories, make them with nonfat sour cream and cheese.
For a great make-ahead meal, try this hearty one-dish recipe. Spoon sour cream on top of the enchiladas before baking.
Potatoes blended with cheddar cheese, cream, and roasted garlic make this chunky soup good to the last spoonful.
A blend of crushed red pepper, tomato paste, red wine, cinnamon, and rosemary flavors this beautiful squash-and-pot-roast stew.
Onions, garlic, and bacon give this dish homey goodness. Simply put the chicken and veggies in a slow-cooker in the morning and dinner will be ready by the time you get home.
Savory beef roast is seasoned with Italian parsley and freshly ground pepper; fresh carrots and red potatoes complete the meal.
Crisp-tender zucchini, zesty Italian sausage, juicy grape tomatoes, and sliced mushrooms top creamy polenta. Italian seasoning and fresh Parmesan cheese make a pretty (and tasty) garnish.