Make special occasions even better with the food you enjoy together. Here you’ll find recommendations and ideas for cooking and baking on special occasions.

Keep the Fun Going With These Dinner Party Ideas

We think January is the perfect time to throw a dinner party. Check out our three favorite dinner party ideas, and get started planning your own event.

The holidays may be over, but fun and festive gatherings don’t have to be over too. In fact, we think January is the perfect time to throw a dinner party. We all need something to look forward to besides Groundhog Day, which we’ve never liked much anyway. A dinner party doesn’t have to be a stodgy affair with crystal, china […]

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Host a Holiday Cookie Exchange

Cookie exchanges rank near the top of our list of favorite holiday gatherings. Check out these smart ideas to make your holiday cookie exchange a hit!

Of all the holiday gatherings we’ve been to over the years, cookie exchanges rank near the top of our list of favorites. Not only does everyone get to mix and mingle, but they also leave with a wonderful assortment of homemade cookies. Why bother with the hassle of a sit-down dinner party when you can enjoy the fun of a holiday […]

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Thanksgiving Dessert Ideas (That Aren’t Pumpkin Pie)

It wouldn't be Thanksgiving without pumpkin pie. But we think there's room on the table for a few more options. Give these Thanksgiving dessert ideas a try!

Don’t get us wrong: we respect pumpkin pie for the classic it is. Bake it from scratch, top it with homemade whipped cream, and maybe even roast a pie pumpkin for the puree. It wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without pumpkin pie. We also think there’s plenty of room on the Thanksgiving table for another dessert or two. After all, if you’re […]

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