This Under-the-Radar Site You Should Be Shopping for All of Your Spring Entertaining Must-HavesTools
You're going to want to bookmark this site.
Mar 16, 2023
8 Entertaining “Rules” That Just Don’t Apply Anymore, According to Etiquette ExpertsKitchen
Times change — have the rules of entertaining? 
Feb 1, 2023
15 Fun Card Games You Can Still Get In Time for Your Next Holiday Get TogetherPeople
There are picks for every age!
Dec 19, 2022
What’s the Right Amount of Meat to Serve per Person?Skills
It all depends on what you're serving and how.
Dec 8, 2022
30 Make-Ahead Breakfast Casseroles for the HolidaysRecipes
It's a holiday for you too, so no need to wake up at the crack of dawn to get going in the kitchen.
Nov 16, 2022
This Handy Gadget Turns Any Table Into a Lazy Susan for Easier Holiday ServingTools
Hooray for a stress-free gathering!
Nov 7, 2022
Make the Holiday Season Merrier with Le Creuset’s Noel Collection
Spread some cheer while you serve some food!
Nov 2, 2022
The Classic Negroni Cocktail Is the Perfect SipRecipes
It's sexy, smooth, and perfect for happy hour tonight.
Aug 8, 2022
How to Remove Labels from Glass Using This Easy MethodPlan & Prep
Because a sticky, opaque pickle jar does NOT look great on a holiday table.
Aug 5, 2022
32 Easy Ideas for Summer PotlucksRecipes
These are the recipes I always turn to for potlucks and summer parties.
Jun 22, 2022
37 of the Coziest, Coolest Fire Pits We’ve Ever Seen
Including a ridiculously awesome option for Star Wars fans.
Apr 29, 2022
The $6 Snack I Serve at Every Party — Especially During the SpringGroceries
They'll be the first thing to go.
Apr 17, 2022
The Only 5 Things You Need to Clean Before Hosting Easter Brunch
Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn
Don't forget to do number 4.
Apr 16, 2022
The Freezer Find I Keep on Hand for Easy, Near-Instant Apps All Year RoundGroceries
It's great for sweet and savory preparations!
Apr 9, 2022
The $4 Aldi Dessert I Bring to Every Party I’m Invited ToGroceries
It tastes (almost) better than homemade.
Apr 8, 2022
Make Outdoor Entertaining a Breeze with These Affordable Finds from Walmart
Everything you need for your outdoor summer soiree.
Mar 9, 2022
5 Super-Fun Games That Only Require a Pen and Paper
Tips from The Kitchn
Warning: Hilarity may ensue for children (and adults) of all ages.
Feb 24, 2022
20 Super Bowl Recipes You Still Have Time to MakeRecipes
Don't worry — we forgot about the big game too.
Feb 12, 2022
7 Little Things I Stopped Doing for Dinner Parties
Tips from The Kitchn
Plus, 3 things I always do.
Feb 11, 2022
4 Tips for Splitting the Bill If You Don’t Drink and Your Friends Do
Tips from The Kitchn
It’s definitely not an easy situation. These tips should help.
Feb 3, 2022
I Have a Brilliant Solution That Completely Eliminates Double DippingGroceries
It's also great for when you want a single serving of dip for yourself ... just because.
Feb 3, 2022
This Cheese Has Been a Permanent Fixture at My Family Gatherings for Nearly a DecadeGroceries
"I like to joke that I married my husband because he introduced me to it."
Jan 25, 2022
20 Store-Bought Desserts You Can Bring (or Send!) to a Chinese New Year CelebrationGroceries
Cakes, cookies, ice cream, fruit, and even a few gift boxes!
Jan 21, 2022
9 Tips for Hosting the Holidays Without a Dishwasher
Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn
Wash the big stuff first!
Dec 23, 2021
9 Things Italian Grandmas Do to Make Hosting Easier and Better
Tips from The Kitchn
Always have to-go containers on hand!
Dec 23, 2021
The Etiquette Tip Everyone Should Read Before Heading to a Holiday Party
Tips from The Kitchn
Don't be so fast to help with those dishes!
Dec 17, 2021
7 Easy Ways to Cut Down on Trash and Waste This Holiday Season, According to a Plastic-Free Expert
Tips from The Kitchn
It’s estimated that Americans throw away 25 percent more trash between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day than they do any other time of the year.
Dec 15, 2021
10 Tips All Costco Shoppers Need to Hear This Time of Year
Tips from The Kitchn
Planning a holiday party? Read this first.
Dec 13, 2021
5 Things You Absolutely Must Clean This Holiday Season — And 3 Things You Can Ignore
Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn
'Tis the season to be tidy!
Dec 13, 2021
Make the Mini Quiche; Buy the Pigs in a Blanket: The Holiday Apps Worth Making (and Which Ones to Buy Instead)
Holiday Entertaining
We considered the level of effort (how much work will it take to go the DIY route), the payoff (how likely people are to rave about whatever you've taken the time to make), and, of course, taste.
Dec 9, 2021
This Tiny Appliance Is an Unsung Holiday Hero — And I’m Using Mine All Winter Long
You can get one for less than $30!
Dec 8, 2021
The 5 Best Frozen, Store-Bought Desserts We Tried in 2021Groceries
Yup, they all come from the freezer aisle!
Dec 8, 2021
The 5 Best Costco Breakfast Finds to Buy for the HolidaysGroceries
Including cinnamon rolls that taste like homemade!
Dec 4, 2021
5 of the Best Vegan Appetizers You Can Get at Any Grocery Store Right NowGroceries
Including mozzarella style sticks, chick'n tenders and wings, and more!
Nov 30, 2021
The Secret for Extra, on-Demand Counter Space Lies in Your Laundry Room
Tips from The Kitchn
You can pull it out and put it away in a jiffy!
Nov 23, 2021
The 5-Minute Trader Joe’s Hack That’ll Solve the Most Awkward Part of Thanksgiving
Tips from The Kitchn
Surprise — the answer lies in the produce aisle!
Nov 22, 2021
The Single Best Hostess Gift You Can Give Any Time of Year
Gift Edit
You can stock up now or hit up your local grocer in a pinch!
Nov 21, 2021
21 of the Best Hostess Gifts to Give in 2021
Gift Edit
Pro tip: Keep a few of these hostess gifts stashed in a closet for last-minute events.
Nov 18, 2021
The 5 Best Frozen Appetizers to Buy at Costco Right NowGroceries
Including a dessert option!
Nov 15, 2021
10 Beautiful Ceramic Dinner Plates for Less than $13 EachTools
And they're all dishwasher-safe!
Nov 11, 2021
11 Store-Bought Frozen Appetizers That Are (Almost) Better than HomemadeGroceries
Including Buffalo wings, mini samosas, crab cakes, and more!
Nov 6, 2021
The Best Stylish Folding Chairs for When You Need to Add Extra Seating ASAP
These aren't your run-of-the-mill variety.
Oct 29, 2021
The Easy, Cheerful Gift I’m Bringing to Everyone This Year
Just add wine — or cheese!
Oct 26, 2021
The $45 Kitchen Upgrade That Makes Every Meal Feel Like a Special Occassion
I wish I'd made this purchase earlier!
Oct 14, 2021
The Two-Tiered Serving Tray You Need for Holiday Hosting is 60% Off Right Now
It will practically double your serving space.
Oct 13, 2021
The 7 Best Things You Can do in Those Last 30 Minutes Before Company Comes Over
Teeny-Tiny Entertaining
No need to stress! No need to vacuum under furniture!
Sep 18, 2021
The Totally Foolproof Plan for Building a Grazing Table (No Matter the Size)
Teeny-Tiny Entertaining
You'll just need access to a printer.
Sep 10, 2021
Compassion, Honesty, and the Beauty of Individual Cheese Boards: The New Rules of Entertaining During a Pandemic
Teeny-Tiny Entertaining
How to navigate this ever-changing landscape and still see your people.
Sep 9, 2021
5 of the Worst Things You Can Do at a Cookout
Tips from The Kitchn
And what you should do instead!
Jul 29, 2021
Macy’s Is Having a Huge Sale on Fiestaware That’s Perfect for Entertaining or Every Day
Add a dose or two of happy to your table.
Jul 29, 2021
How To Build a Floating Cooler for Less than $10
Tips from The Kitchn
Use pool noodles and a plastic storage container to build a floating cooler that can bob around with you in the water.
Jul 17, 2021
8 Must-Have Serveware Pieces for Summer Entertaining — and They’re All $50 or Less
Including finds from Fiesta, Anthropologie, Nordstrom, and more.
Jul 6, 2021
The Last Thing You Should Do with the Cardboard Carrier from a Six-Pack of Beer
Tips from The Kitchn
You'll love this tip for your next backyard cookout!
Jun 25, 2021
35+ Classic Recipes for a Perfect BBQRecipes
From sweet and tangy barbecue sauce to buttermilk ranch potato salad to finger-lickin' grilled chicken, here are 35+ essential BBQ dishes for all your backyard soirées.
Jun 23, 2021
Meiko Temple’s 2021 Juneteenth Celebration Is Filled with Joy, Family, and Lots of BBQ Chicken
Food blogger Meiko Temple is known for her virtual potlucks that she organizes for cultural holidays like Black History Month and Juneteenth. This year, we asked her to show us what she's doing for Juneteenth IRL.
Jun 18, 2021
How To Make Coffee Concentrate to Serve Hot Coffee to a CrowdRecipes
This coffee concentrate — the same type used to make stellar iced coffee — can turn out a cup of hot coffee that is just as good: rich, flavorful, and mellow.
Jun 13, 2021
The Brilliant Hostess Gift I’m Bringing to Every Get-Together This Summer
Who couldn't use some help Martha Stewart-ing up a nice spread?
Jun 10, 2021
These Colorful Fiesta Mixing Bowls are Perfect for Serving and Storing — and on Major Sale
I'm obsessed with the bright orange three-quart one!
Jun 8, 2021
The Adorable $35 Nordstrom Find You’re Going to Want for All Your Summer Get-Togethers
It makes a *perfect* host or hostess gift, too.
Jun 7, 2021
Macy’s Lowest Prices of the Season Sale Includes Summer Dining Essentials from Fiesta, Martha Stewart, and More
Score up to 60 percent off kitchen and dining essentials — just in time for summer entertaining!
Jun 3, 2021
Everything You Need to Know About Entertaining and Gathering Now That You’re Vaccinated
Tips from The Kitchn
Including whether or not hosts should ask their guests if they have been vaccinated.
May 20, 2021
Le Creuset’s Dreamy New Collection Will Transport You to the French Countryside
And it includes the prettiest olive oil cruet we've ever seen!
May 13, 2021
Cream Rolls, Milk Fudge, and the Persistent Joy of Making Traditional Afghan Sweets for Eid al-FitrPeople
For cookbook author Durkhanai Ayubi, celebrating Eid means making sweets with her mom and sisters. Even after a hard year, food remains a powerful constant for her and her family.
May 11, 2021
This Cute Trader Joe’s Trick Will Change How You Serve Cheese BoardsKitchen
You won't need a board at all!
May 8, 2021
Macy’s Has Incredible Deals on Everything You Need for (Safe) Summer Entertaining
You're going to be using number seven all summer long!
May 5, 2021