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No matter your reason to celebrate, here are some ideas to make your party special! Start your party with one of our recipes for hor d’oeuvres or end it with one of our delicious dessert ideas.

Make White Chocolate Truffles with Toppings

Make White Chocolate Truffles with Toppings

These truffles are one of simplest desserts to make for a party.

Bake Salted Honey Cranberry Pumpkin Seed Bars

Bake Salted Honey Cranberry Pumpkin Seed Bars

They are quick to prepare but still elegant and gratifying.

Serve Cranberry Old-Fashioned

Serve Cranberry Old-Fashioned

Make cocktail recipe for Thanksgiving happy hour.

Make Vegetarian Chili with Cornbread Dumplings

Make Vegetarian Chili with Cornbread Dumplings

This weeknight chili won't weigh you down, but it is still a hearty meal.

Bake a Batch of Bagel Chips

Bake a Batch of Bagel Chips

Use your favorite sweet or savory seasoning to flavor this simple, but tasty snack.

Mix Together a Colorful Mango Salsa

Mix Together a Colorful Mango Salsa

Bring any dish to life with this versatile and flavorful condiment.

Make Chilaquiles for a Snack or Even Breakfast

Make Chilaquiles for a Snack or Even Breakfast

Think of this dish as "breakfast nachos," and you can enjoy it anytime of day.

Make Queso Fundido with Squash and Zucchini

Make Queso Fundido with Squash and Zucchini

Similar to a cheese fondue, this dip features fall vegetables for a hearty appetizer.

Make Shrimp Ceviche Lettuce Cups

Make Shrimp Ceviche Lettuce Cups

This Peruvian style has lots of lime juice with a bit of ginger and some spice.

Serve Bite-Sized Caprese Salad for Appetizers

Serve Bite-Sized Caprese Salad for Appetizers

This bite-sized caprese salad recipe is a great canape or hors d'oeuvres idea.

Spread Smoked Trout Dip on Crackers

Spread Smoked Trout Dip on Crackers

Cold appetizers are great for Summer weather. This dip is creamy, briny, and zesty.

Sip on Pineapple Pisco Coconut Cooler

Sip on Pineapple Pisco Coconut Cooler

Combine frozen pineapple, dash of sugar and coconut milk to add a tropical vibe.

Make Your Own "Healthier" Oreos

Make Your Own "Healthier" Oreos

The dough is very easy to make and uses nutrient-rich buckwheat flour.

Soft-Serve Ice Cream

Soft-Serve Ice Cream

I scream, you scream, we all scream for soft serve.

Grill Mojo Verde Chicken for a Refreshing Summer Meal

Grill Mojo Verde Chicken for a Refreshing Summer Meal

This garlic, cilantro and lime combination makes a versatile sauce and marinade.

Bake a Honey Cornbread Snacking Cake

Bake a Honey Cornbread Snacking Cake

This dessert is meant to complement a leisurely Summer vibe.

Prepare Peach Toasts for a Simple Summer Appetizer

Prepare Peach Toasts for a Simple Summer Appetizer

Cover bread slices with whipped goat cheese spread, prosciutto, grilled peaches and basil.

Welcome Spring with Rhubarb Curd

Welcome Spring with Rhubarb Curd

The rhubarb season has arrived, and this curd recipe is tart, thick, and sweet.

Make a Sheet of Simple Peanut Brittle

Make a Sheet of Simple Peanut Brittle

By removing baking soda from the traditional recipe, this candy is delicate and sweet.

Make Dukkah for a Simple Spice Mixture

Make Dukkah for a Simple Spice Mixture

Dukkah is an Egyptian spice mixture typically made from hazelnuts, herbs and spices.

Make Mexican Nachos for the Big Game

Make Mexican Nachos for the Big Game

Pile chips under melty cheese, topped with beans, spicy radishes, cilantro and avocado.

Fill Pitchers with Winter Citrus Spritzer

Fill Pitchers with Winter Citrus Spritzer

Mix Aperol and champagne for a bright, citrus cocktail to ring in New Year's Eve.

Stay Warm With Harissa Lamb Meatballs

Stay Warm With Harissa Lamb Meatballs

These meatballs are simple to throw together and stay warm for a party.

Make Banana Cheesecake Potstickers

Make Banana Cheesecake Potstickers

This dessert potstickers recipe features a sweet filling that can vary to your taste.

How to Make Vegan Grape Jelly

How to Make Vegan Grape Jelly

Forget Jell-O mix from a box! With just three ingredients, you can make your own jelly.

Toast the Holidays with Spiced Cranberry Sangria

Toast the Holidays with Spiced Cranberry Sangria

Sangria is a no-fuss drink you can prepare quickly for large gatherings.

Impress Guests with Grilled Almond Shrimp

Impress Guests with Grilled Almond Shrimp

You can prep the shrimp ahead of time for a quick dish for a dinner party.

Dunk Sweet Potato Fries in Chipotle Mayo

Dunk Sweet Potato Fries in Chipotle Mayo

Learn how to perfectly fry your sweet potatoes into a finger licking dish.

Serve Roasted Fig and Ricotta Crostini

Serve Roasted Fig and Ricotta Crostini

It's the perfect summer appetizer that can be assembled in mere minutes.

Potluck Winner: Sweet Miso Chicken Wings

Potluck Winner: Sweet Miso Chicken Wings

Brown sugar, miso and ginger add great flavor to this make-ahead crowd pleaser.

German Potato Salad: A Flavorful Side Dish

German Potato Salad: A Flavorful Side Dish

For those who shy away from mayo, the German version of potato salad is for you.

Watch the World Cup with Brazilian Brigadeiro

Watch the World Cup with Brazilian Brigadeiro

In honor of the host country, make a batch of these chocolate truffles for a native treat.

Make Spring Onions and Gruyere Pizza from Scratch

Make Spring Onions and Gruyere Pizza from Scratch

The Gruyere imparts a nutty flavor on the homemade dough for a simple meal.

Refresh Yourself with Watermelon Agua Fresca

Refresh Yourself with Watermelon Agua Fresca

For an easy drink, blend up watermelon for a perfect Summer treat in minutes.

Make Your Own Brioche Burger Buns

Make Your Own Brioche Burger Buns

These buns are rich, moist, and durable enough to hold up to a big, fat, juicy burger.

Serve Fava Bean Ricotta Toasts

Serve Fava Bean Ricotta Toasts

These appetizers are simple and easy for a get-together or snack.

Take Comfort with Cherry Chocolate Cookies

Take Comfort with Cherry Chocolate Cookies

Try these cherry chocolate creations the next time you need a sweet treat.

What's the Perfect Movie Companion? Popcorn!

What's the Perfect Movie Companion? Popcorn!

Make a bowl of salted caramel popcorn for a snack. The quality is worth the extra effort.

Serve Spinach and Artichoke Dip on Game Day

Serve Spinach and Artichoke Dip on Game Day

Melt this cheese dip with hot sauce and red pepper flakes for a touch of added heat.

Serve Guests Crab Salad in Cucumber Cups

Serve Guests Crab Salad in Cucumber Cups

These appetizers have a crisp cucumber shell holding a bite of citrusy crab salad.

Prepare Orange Chicken Polpettine for Canapés

Prepare Orange Chicken Polpettine for Canapés

These one-bite-wonders make a great appetizer or hors d'oeuvre.

Try this Autumn White Wine Sangria

Try this Autumn White Wine Sangria

Kick off the holidays in style with this white wine sangria. Perfect for any event.

Savor Simplicity with This Mushroom Bruschetta

Savor Simplicity with This Mushroom Bruschetta

A blend of mushrooms in this savory party canape will pack flavor into every bite.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Simple Mushroom Tacos

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Simple Mushroom Tacos

Make a simple dish that can be prepared in advance to avoid missing out on any fun.

Ponzu Throws a Japanese Spin on Chicken Wings

Ponzu Throws a Japanese Spin on Chicken Wings

Like the Buffalo version, citrus-based ponzu adds a Japanese flavor to chicken wings.

Impress Dinner Guests with Seafood Risotto

Impress Dinner Guests with Seafood Risotto

This entree is great for a casual dinner party. Serve with crusty bread and white wine.

This Bloody Maharani Puts a New Spin on a Classic Cocktail

This Bloody Maharani Puts a New Spin on a Classic Cocktail

A Bloody Maharani uses curry powder and gin to create a new take on a Bloody Mary.

Ganache Brownie Bites

Ganache Brownie Bites

A wonderful bite-sized brownie with a thin layer of ganache frosting on top.

Five Tips for a Successful Holiday Cocktail Party

Five Tips for a Successful Holiday Cocktail Party

Holiday parties can be overwhelming, but the key to a cocktail party is to keep it simple.

Heat Up Chili for the Big Game

Heat Up Chili for the Big Game

Choose from a variety of chili recipes that you can add your own secret ingredient!


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