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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18 Dulce de Leche Desserts Your Fiesta Has Been Missing

Dulce de leche (caramel's sweeter, richer cousin) is in the spotlight in every one of these fiesta-worthy desserts. We've got super-indulgent dulce de leche ice cream, pies, cakes, and cookies—even quesadillas!—that are all ready to share. The most difficult part of making these yummy dulce de leche desserts? Trying not to lick the spoon before you're finished!

Fiesta-Ready Mexican Drink Recipes

There's a lot more to Mexican drinks than just margaritas. Shake up your fiesta menu with a vibrant Mexican mule drink, a creamy Mexican rice drink, a refreshing beer-based drink, and more creative ideas. Our best Mexican drink recipes will dazzle guests!

Make-Ahead Dips You Can't Resist Dunking Into

Pimiento cheese, spinach-artichoke, seven-layer dip; the gang’s all here. (And done ahead of time!)

DIY Card Holders That Are Way Better Than Bought

Learn how to make your own cheap card holders to tuck into flower arrangements and centerpieces. Four supplies are all you need.

How to Carve a Watermelon

Carving a jack-o'-lantern isn't the only way to get festive with your food. Create a summer centerpiece with watermelon!
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Warm Snacks

Turn to our favorite warm snacks to fill you up and satisfy when your stomach growls on a chilly day. You can make these toasty munchies in the moment or whip them up ahead of time for an easy warm snack during a busy week.