Events & Gatherings Recipes

There’s always something to celebrate! Whether you’re hosting a baby shower, having a birthday party or heading to the stadium for a tailgate, we have the perfect event recipes right here.

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    12 Months of Birthday Cake Recipes

    Every birthday deserves a special cake that celebrates the season as well as the day. Here, you'll find perfect birthday cake recipes for each month of the year.

    Sweet Potato Souffle with Pecans

    My grandmother makes this sweet potato souffle recipe every Thanksgiving. It's just so full of love and memories (and pecans!)...


    Slow-Cooker Al Pastor Bowls

    You'll love this easy version of a traditional Mexican favorite. Serve this al pastor bowl over rice or in tortillas...


    Sloppy Joe Tater Tot Casserole

    This Sloppy Joe Tater Tot Casserole is an easy dinner for both you and the kids. Serve with carrot and...


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    72 Juneteenth Recipes Worth Celebrating

    Juneteenth, otherwise known as Freedom Day and Jubilee Day, celebrates the end of slavery in the United States. If...

    You Need to Bring Southern Ham Salad to Your Next Picnic

    Ham salad is a classic Southern staple, and it's perfect for a picnic! With salty, smoky ham, celery, green onion...


    15 Kitchen Items to Add to Your Amazon Wedding Registry

    Got an Amazon wedding registry? Start here.

    Cheesy Bacon and Grits Casserole

    I was craving grits for breakfast, so I created this masterpiece with fresh corn and leftover bacon. Serve with avocado...


    Savory Stuffed Peppers

    Our family's holiday dinners include a giant antipasto, and my mom's anchovy stuffed peppers are always the star dish. There...


    Apple Cake with Buttermilk Sauce

    This apple cake with buttermilk sauce recipe is super easy. Top with spiced apples, drizzle with the warm sauce and...


    Mocha Cinnamon Rolls

    I love cinnamon rolls and coffee together! They are the perfect flavor combination, which is proven by these mocha cinnamon...

    Hot Italian Party Sandwiches

    It doesn’t get much easier, or more delicious, than this hot Italian sandwich recipe. These sandwiches are the perfect appetizer...


    My Juicy Lucy

    Friends in Minnesota introduced me to the Juicy Lucy burger, a local favorite. Instead of putting the cheese on top,...


    Slow-Cooker Banana Bread

    I love to use my slow cooker. I started to experiment with making bread in it so I wouldn’t have...


    Grandma’s Apple Cake

    My grandma's apple cake recipe is perfect for fall gatherings. With lightly spiced apples and a sweet glaze, each slice...


    Air-Fryer Shrimp Cake Sliders

    My family loves these shrimp sliders. The slaw dressing and shrimp cake patties can be made ahead. When you're ready...

    Chili-Lime Air-Fried Chickpeas

    Looking for a lighter snack that's still a crowd pleaser? You've found it! These air-fried chickpeas will have everyone happily...


    Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Cheesecake

    This Kentucky bourbon pecan cheesecake will wow your guests and your taste buds. Serve in spring during the Kentucky Derby...


    Chicken Marsala Pasta

    Back in 2008, I won first place in a state fair cooking contest with this chicken marsala pasta. I absolutely...


    Slow-Cooker Beef Tenderloin

    I created this slow-cooker beef tenderloin recipe when I was having guests over. It tastes incredible with little effort. —Amanda...


    Muffin-Tin Scrambled Eggs

    I made these one year at Christmas as a way to save time, and they were a big hit. I...


    Roasted Tuscan Chicken Dinner

    When an Italian friend shared many years ago that she often added Italian sausages to her pan of baked chicken,...


    Pizza Beans

    This dish is wonderful for parties or as a main dish. It can even be made the day before and...


    Pecan Coffee Cake Muffins

    These moist, cakelike muffins with heaps of crumb topping are to die for! They're wonderful for company, entertaining, brunch or...

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    Glazed Carrots with Green Grapes

    After receiving a slow cooker many years ago and not knowing what to do with the thing, I finally branched...


    Mixed Veggies and Rice

    To add variety to sides for those who don't care for potatoes, I came up with this colorful dish. It's...


    Zesty Mediterranean Potato Salad

    I love this Mediterranean potato salad recipe that incorporates vegetables I plant in my summer garden. The dressing is light...


    Coconut Nutella Brownies

    My parents were coming over for dinner, and I wanted a fast go-to brownie. My mom loves coconut and chocolate,...


    Blueberry Iced Tea

    I enjoy coming up with new ways to use my slow cooker in the kitchen. Serve this blueberry iced tea...


    The Best Picnic Spot in Every State

    Bring out the picnic baskets! These 50 best picnic spots will inspire you to enjoy a nosh in nature.