Entertaining & Hosting

Whether you’re hosting a huge bash or a casual dinner party, you want to get it right—and you will, thanks to our entertaining and hosting ideas. But be warned, friends and family may never want to leave.

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34 Easter Gifts for Adults

Whether you're shopping for a parent, sibling, spouse or best friend, these ideas for Easter gifts will help you think outside of the basket.

How to Host a Chili Cook-Off

With the help of this guide, your chili cook off will go off without a hitch. Invite each member of...


How to Make a Build-Your-Own Taco Board Everyone Will Love

Make taco night even better with this build-your-own taco board piled high with salsa, cheese, carnitas, crunchy shells and so...


How to Order Christmas Dinner Delivered Right to Your Door

You don't have to lift a finger or leave home—and everyone will think it's homemade.


Grab Your Family and Play This Easy Christmas Game to Win All Kinds of Prizes

This easy Christmas game is fun to set up and even more fun to win. You can count us in!

How to Make a Showstopper Chocolate Board

Why leave all the charcuterie fun to meat and cheese? This chocolate charcuterie board will fulfill a sweet tooth's wildest...


How to Make a Charcuterie Board Perfect for Any Party

A perfectly arranged spread of meat, cheese, crackers and condiments is irresistible at any gathering. Here's everything you need to...

Cheese Board Pairings to Take Your Spread to the Next Level

Putting together a cheese board? Learn all about the types of cheese to choose, along with serving and pairing tips...


How to Give a Great Thanksgiving Toast

Before you start scooping the mashed potatoes, learn how to give a Thanksgiving toast that celebrates the season.


Our Favorite Charcuterie Board Books to Inspire Your Next Soiree

From cookbooks on tapas-inspired small plates to tabletop spreads, we compiled the best charcuterie board books in every category.


15 Types of Cocktail Glasses that Serious Mixologists Recommend

Mixing up a drink? Serving it in the proper glass not only looks pretty, but it tastes better too! Experts...

Your Guide to Using Cheese Knives Properly

We compiled this guide to cheese knives to explain each knife’s specific capabilities so that you can choose the proper...


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25 Ways to Bring Joy Home This Holiday Season

‘Tis the season to celebrate! Taste of Home worked with our friends at Reader's Digest and Family Handyman to deliver...


The Best Gravy Boats of 2021

Don't settle for bland and boring! Snag one of the best gravy boats on the market and wow your Thanksgiving...


5 Classic Appetizers That Make Holiday Hosting a Breeze

Planning a celebration? These trusted “party starters” will please every single guest. Oh, and they couldn't be easier to make!


5 Surprising Twists on Classic Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Your favorite vintage dessert just got a modern makeover.