Party Food & Beverages

Holiday Shortcuts And Food Prep Tips For Cooking & Hosting Thanksgiving Dinner

Over the years, I’ve hosted holiday parties many times and I’d like to share a few stress-free tips that will make your Thanksgiving dinner a smashing success. These are my best tips regarding food prep and cooking for dinner hosts who will be preparing the big meal on Thanksgiving Day…

Tips For Planning Thanksgiving Dinner That Includes Turkey And Vegetarian Options

Last year’s Thanksgiving dinner was my first time cooking for vegetarians. After a little research, I found that I could plan Thanksgiving dinner that would make all of my guests — vegetarians included — feel comfortable and satisfied when they left the table. I just had to do a few things differently…

Thanksgiving Dinner Planner: A Checklist Of Things To Do Leading Up To Thanksgiving Day

The following tips will help you get through the day and still give you time to entertain your guests.

The trick is to plan early and do things in stages… In fact, as soon as Halloween is over, you should start thinking about your Thanksgiving dinner plans.

Fun Football Party Food Ideas

Make some fun football cupcakes! Start with ‘easy vanilla cupcakes’. Then add ‘vanilla buttercream icing’. Finally, top individual cupcakes with one of the following: Edible Footballs — made from caramel candies, with white icing as the stripes on the ball. Pennant Flags — press fruit candies (like Starburst), then cut in the shape of sports flags, attach the flags to pretzel sticks, and pipe some icing messages onto the flags. Tiny Helmets — made from the same fruit candies in different colors, cut in the shape of football helmets, and then pipe some icing onto the helmets for decoration.