Menus & Ideas
Are you ready to party? With these impressive party menus and recipe ideas, you soon will be. From game-day goodies to fondue and cocktails, we've got helpful ideas to make parties simple, inexpensive, and fun. For the football months of fall, check out our tailgating recipes complete with make-ahead steps and instructions to tote your dishes on game day. If you're hosting guests at home to watch the game, dig in to our game-day snacks. With recipes for nachos, meatballs, dips, salsas, and more, there's something for everyone. For a classier cocktail party, use our helpful tips for appetizers, cocktails, fondue, and desserts. With useful timelines, flavor-pairing ideas, and even wine-tasting tips, you'll be a party pro. During summer months, invite friends for a backyard barbecue that really sizzles with our eight-ingredient recipes. Or minimize party prep by hosting a potluck-style get-together. We've got delicious recipes for starters, sides, entrees, and desserts that will feed a hungry crowd.
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Irresistible Party Recipes
We all know food is half the fun at a party, so why not try something new at your next get-together? These petite portions, including savory-sweet Sugared Bacon-Wrapped Smokies, adorable Strawberry Margarita Cheesecake Minis, and more, are perfect for any occasion.
Appetizer parties are a great way to entertain a group, especially if you are short on seating space, time, or reso...
Wine and cocktails can be a welcome adults-only addition to any get-together. Our bar basics guide provides a good...
Host a Fondue Party
Look back to a decades-old solution for a hassle-free way to entertain.
To entertain with elegance, not extravagance, host a dessert party. People will love you for giving them the chance...
Our Best Healthy Kabob Recipes
Heat up the grill for a simple backyard pleasure. These meat-, veggie-, and fruit-skewered kabobs will help you wel...
The Toast of Summer
Invite a few friends over and pull out the corks -- it's time to host a wine-tasting party.
Our Complete Guide to Champagne: Selecting, Serving, and Sipping
Don't know the difference between champagne and sparkling wine? Want to learn how to safely pop a bottle of bubbly?...
Our Best Game-Day Snack Recipes
Gear up for the game-day crowd with these delicious party appetizers, dips, and snacks. Our game-day recipes includ...
Fantastic Tailgating Menu Ideas
This easy menu scores big in taste and convenience for an unbeatable pre-game party.
Tailgating Step by Step: Our Best Menu Guide
Kick off a championship party season with this winning mix of recipes.
A Chocolate-Tasting Party
Host a chocolate-tasting party...it's just like a wine- or cheese-tasting party, only sweeter!
Book Club Lunch Entertaining Menu
Having guests for lunch is so easy with this mostly do-ahead menu. There's plenty of time to get it all together be...
Fuss-Free Summer Potluck Recipes
If you need easy potluck ideas, we've got the right recipe for every scenario. From classics like potato salad and...
Make It Progressive
Since the cost and work are shared, you'll find that a progressive dinner party is an inexpensive, easy, and fun wa...
Entertain a few friends after a busy day on the job or at home.
Super Fall Potluck Recipes
13 delicious ideas for late fall potluck parties.