Our favorite party trend? Creative DIY drink stations that let party-goers play mixologist. We're sharing our favorite beverage stations, including an infused vodka station, a mojito station, and more. Once you set out the listed supplies, you're all ready to party!View Slideshow
Our favorite make-and-take fall recipes will be the hit of your neighborhood potluck or warm up any game-day tailgate. Our best grab-and-go mains, sides, and sweets -- including cheeseburger-and-fries casserole and root beer float cupcakes -- are sure to please your crowd.
Sweet root beer and hot pepper sauce make for a tasty combination when paired with savory pulled pork. To make ahead, slow-cook overnight, then reheat on the stove the day of your event. For easy toting, place your slow cooker in an insulated carrier.
Nothing says autumn like sweet apple pie. Try these cinnamon-infused, crumb-topped treats with your favorite apple variety. Rome Beauty apples are tart and firm, while Granny Smiths are sweet and soft. For easy toting, carry this yummy slab pie in a disposable foil pan.
Deviled eggs and pasta salad are a match made in potluck heaven. This side dish is brimming with tangy macaroni, red onions, and paprika-sprinkled deviled eggs. Cover and tote in an icy cooler before enjoying.
Top your perfectly grilled brats with a cool and crunchy slaw. Ours is made with fresh cucumber, blueberries, and green onion dressed in an apple-herb dressing. Prepare the slaw in advance, keep it chilled, then spoon it onto hot-off-the-grill brats.
It's not a party without the guac! Bring this crowd favorite, made with ripe avocados, fresh pineapple, and canned chipotle peppers. A few snips of cilantro and lime juice bring extra zip.
Nothing beats a batch of fresh brownies -- especially our football-shape stunners! Show off the sweet and simple frosting details at your next tailgate party, then enjoy their rich chocolate flavor.
DIY mustard makes a bold party statement when paired with pretzels, crackers, and grilled meats. Ours is made with mustard seeds, ginger, garlic, and sweet spoonfuls of honey. Like to switch things up? Try our cranberry and Creole variations.
These aren't your typical grinders. Peppery Italian sausage and garlic-seasoned onions make an unforgettable duo. Take your sandwich over the top with ooey-gooey cheese and crunchy banana peppers.
These divine cheesecake tartlets, with a soft vanilla filling and fresh strawberries, make classy party treats. Bake them up to a month in advance of your event, then keep them fresh by placing them in an airtight container in the freezer.
Watch how easy it is to make pork in your slow cooker!
Our veggie-pork snacks feature sharp cheese and poppin' jalapeno peppers, and can be dipped in warm barbecue or sweet mustard sauce. To save time preparing, use a refrigerated unbaked piecrust instead of the homemade pastry.
Our take on hearty cocktail wieners features a crispy bacon wrapping that's covered in a mouthwatering cheddar-beer glaze. Tote them in a portable crock to keep them warm all party long.
No grilling necessary here. We've twisted this all-American meal into a ridiculously simple casserole filled with fresh burger toppings and crisp, wavy fries. Pop it into the oven an hour before you leave, then keep it warm on the way with an insulated carrier.
Try these smoky jalapeno meatballs in our homemade plum-barbecue glaze. The mouthwatering duo makes the perfect party appetizer. Plus, its simple two-step process makes these delicious bites a go-to potluck dish. To make ahead, slow-cook for 3 hours the night before or the morning of your event.
These adorable lollipop pies make peachy-keen potluck treats. We've taken the idea behind peach melba, a traditional French dessert, and combined fresh raspberries with sweet peach pie filling to make a fun portable mini pie. To make the double crust, simply cut out with a round or ridged cookie cutter, then press both sides together.
Get your fix of gooey mac and cheese -- crock-style! Prepare garlicky ground beef and savory mix-ins the morning of the party, then stir it all together in a large insulated slow cooker. To keep it warm throughout the tailgate, simply tote it in the slow cooker.
Bring the state fair to your party! Juicy pork chops on a stick make tailgate dinners easy. Let them soak in our zesty lemon-garlic marinade for 4 hours, then throw them on the grill and they'll be ready to eat in less than 7 minutes!
We've captured all of the classic sandwich flavors in this easy salad recipe. Bacon, lettuce, tomato -- we've got the works! Toss in a few extra veggies for added crunch, and your salad is ready to serve in less than 20 minutes. Chill overnight before serving at your get-together.
Add some zest to your party with fresh lemon bars. The secret to our luscious lemon-butter frosting? Frozen concentrate! Top with bright lemon slices for a showstopping potluck dessert.
Nothing beats this winning tailgate recipe. Our beer-chili combo, filled with hearty beans and savory seasonings, gets its spicy kick from canned chile peppers.
Pork-lovers unite! These tasty Cuban-style sliders are all you need for a great potluck party. Our recipe for homemade Mojo Sauce adds a burst of citrus flavor, while fresh jalapeno peppers spice things up.
Turn the classic soda fountain treat into a yummy cupcake at home. Root beer barrel candies float on soft vanilla frosting, while a colorful straw adds a finishing flair.
Mix chopped cucumbers, tomatoes, and other fresh produce with a lime-oil dressing to make this delightfully light relish. Taking it to the tailgate? Keep it in a cooler until ready to serve.
With instant French vanilla pudding mix, you can make these simple candy squares in a snap! We’ve included a crumbly wafer cookie bottom followed by a layer of creamy peanut butter and fluffy whipped cream. Chocolate-peanut butter candies make a sweet and final touch.