How to Throw a Dinner Party: 25 Ideas, Tips, and Resources

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So much goes into a good dinner party. There’s the food, of course, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg! How do you set the mood? How do you time the cooking? What do you do if guests are showing up in 20 minutes and you just realized you don’t have enough chairs? We have some advice for all these questions and more.

Welcome to The Kitchn’s end-of-year roundup! We are rounding up some of our favorite (and your favorite) posts from the last year, including lots of recipes. We are also shaking out our reader mailbag, and giving you a few more great guest posts from our friends.

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