Recipes for Entertaining

Having people over? I have a recipe for that! Think easy appetizers, finger foods, party snacks, delicious dinner party ideas, and desserts for a crowd. Oh, and…
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Individual Crudités Cups with Lemon Pesto Dip
How gorgeous are these crudités cups with pesto dip? With lemony pesto sauce and a rainbow of veggies, these veggie cups are an easy, no-cook appetizer for a party. These mini appetizers are also vegetarian and gluten free! You can use any veggie you like in this recipe or swap out the dip with hummus or ranch. They're lovely for a party, wedding, bridal shower, baby shower, holiday, or any get together. Skip a fancy veggie tray and try these simple crudite cups for your next party snack idea!
kale and apple slaw with blue cheese in a white bowl on a table
Kale and Apple Slaw with Honey Dijon Dressing
With cabbage, carrots, blue cheese, & sunflower seeds, this kale and apple slaw is crunchy, healthy, fresh, & flavorful. It's lovely with anything from pulled pork and burgers to steak and chicken. It's also amazing on pork or fish tacos! The dressing has vinegar, Dijon, & mayo for a creamy texture. But you can also use Greek yogurt for a no-mayo version. Make this apple slaw for summer BBQs, spring picnics, or dinner parties. If you're looking for new salad recipe ideas, this one is the best!
kale and apple slaw with honey dijon dressing in a bowl on a table
Kale and Apple Slaw with Honey Dijon Dressing
With cabbage, carrots, blue cheese, & sunflower seeds, this kale and apple slaw is crunchy, healthy, fresh, & flavorful. It's lovely with anything from pulled pork and burgers to steak and chicken. It's also amazing on pork or fish tacos! The dressing has vinegar, Dijon, & mayo for a creamy texture. But you can also use Greek yogurt for a no-mayo version. Make this apple slaw for summer BBQs, spring picnics, or dinner parties. If you're looking for new salad recipe ideas, this one is the best!
a pulled pork sandwich with onion rings on a cutting board next to beer and other foods
Dr. Pepper Pulled Pork | Smoker, Slow Cooker, or Dutch Oven
This Dr. Pepper pulled pork tastes like summertime! With bone-in pork shoulder, homemade BBQ rub, and Dr. Pepper, it's easy to make and amazing for a crowd. You can make this pulled pork on the smoker (Traeger), in the slow cooker, or braise it in a Dutch oven. It's truly the best! I love making this recipe for bbq parties, backyard dinner parties, or cozy Sundays. Use it in sliders, nachos, tacos, or sandwiches topped with coleslaw. So good! This is one of my favorite summer dinner ideas.
kale and apple slaw with honey dijon dressing in a bowl on a table
Kale and Apple Slaw with Honey Dijon Dressing
With cabbage, carrots, blue cheese, & sunflower seeds, this kale and apple slaw is crunchy, healthy, fresh, & flavorful. It's lovely with anything from pulled pork and burgers to steak and chicken. It's also amazing on pork or fish tacos! The dressing has vinegar, Dijon, & mayo for a creamy texture. But you can also use Greek yogurt for a no-mayo version. Make this apple slaw for summer BBQs, spring picnics, or dinner parties. If you're looking for new salad recipe ideas, this one is the best!
brown butter spice bundt cake on a plate with white icing and cinnamon sticks
Spice Bundt Cake with Brown Butter Icing
This homemade spice bundt cake with brown butter icing is so delicious! Made with butter, brown sugar, and warm spices, this bundt is a classic pound cake with a cozy twist. The brown butter icing is incredible but you can also use cream cheese frosting or orange glaze. It's perfect for fall or winter holidays like Thanksgiving, Christmas, or Hanukkah. You can use a fall or Christmas themed bundt pan for easy decorating! The cake is moist, easy to make, and has just the right amount of spice.
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kale and apple slaw with honey dijon dressing in a bowl on a table
Kale and Apple Slaw with Honey Dijon Dressing
With cabbage, carrots, blue cheese, & sunflower seeds, this kale and apple slaw is crunchy, healthy, fresh, & flavorful. It's lovely with anything from pulled pork and burgers to steak and chicken. It's also amazing on pork or fish tacos! The dressing has vinegar, Dijon, & mayo for a creamy texture. But you can also use Greek yogurt for a no-mayo version. Make this apple slaw for summer BBQs, spring picnics, or dinner parties. If you're looking for new salad recipe ideas, this one is the best!
a pulled pork sandwich on a cutting board with onion rings and beer in the background
Dr. Pepper Pulled Pork | Smoker, Slow Cooker, or Dutch Oven
This Dr. Pepper pulled pork tastes like summertime! With bone-in pork shoulder, homemade BBQ rub, and Dr. Pepper, it's easy to make and amazing for a crowd. You can make this pulled pork on the smoker (Traeger), in the slow cooker, or braise it in a Dutch oven. It's truly the best! I love making this recipe for bbq parties, backyard dinner parties, or cozy Sundays. Use it in sliders, nachos, tacos, or sandwiches topped with coleslaw. So good! This is one of my favorite summer dinner ideas.
a pulled pork sandwich with onion rings on a cutting board next to beer and other food
Dr. Pepper Pulled Pork | Smoker, Slow Cooker, or Dutch Oven
This Dr. Pepper pulled pork tastes like summertime! With bone-in pork shoulder, homemade BBQ rub, and Dr. Pepper, it's easy to make and amazing for a crowd. You can make this pulled pork on the smoker (Traeger), in the slow cooker, or braise it in a Dutch oven. It's truly the best! I love making this recipe for bbq parties, backyard dinner parties, or cozy Sundays. Use it in sliders, nachos, tacos, or sandwiches topped with coleslaw. So good! This is one of my favorite summer dinner ideas.
a bundt cake with brown butter icing is on a white plate and surrounded by christmas decorations
Spice Bundt Cake with Brown Butter Icing
This homemade spice bundt cake with brown butter icing is so delicious! Made with butter, brown sugar, and warm spices, this bundt is a classic pound cake with a cozy twist. The brown butter icing is incredible but you can also use cream cheese frosting or orange glaze. It's perfect for fall or winter holidays like Thanksgiving, Christmas, or Hanukkah. You can use a fall or Christmas themed bundt pan for easy decorating! The cake is moist, easy to make, and has just the right amount of spice.
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crudiles cups with pesto dip on a wooden platter surrounded by crackers and nuts
Individual Crudités Cups with Lemon Pesto Dip
How gorgeous are these crudités cups with pesto dip? With lemony pesto sauce and a rainbow of veggies, these veggie cups are an easy, no-cook appetizer for a party. These mini appetizers are also vegetarian and gluten free! You can use any veggie you like in this recipe or swap out the dip with hummus or ranch. They're lovely for a party, wedding, bridal shower, baby shower, holiday, or any get together. Skip a fancy veggie tray and try these simple crudite cups for your next party snack idea!
a woman holding a pink drink in her hand with the words, easy bachelor party cocktails
The Best Easy Drinks for a Bachelorette Party
It's bachelorette party season! Celebrate your favorite bride-to-be with all of my best bachelorette party drink ideas. From fruity summer cocktails to cozy fall recipes, you'll find the perfect signature drink. This list has every recipe you need for bachelorette cocktails with vodka, tequila, whiskey, rum, and more. There are even non-alcoholic mocktail options. From pitcher cocktails to pink drinks, all of these bachelorette party cocktails are easy, fun, refreshing, and great for a party!
the best bachelorette party cocktails, pink drinks, pitcher cocktails & more
The Best Easy Drinks for a Bachelorette Party
It's bachelorette party season! Celebrate your favorite bride-to-be with all of my best bachelorette party drink ideas. From fruity summer cocktails to cozy fall recipes, you'll find the perfect signature drink. This list has every recipe you need for bachelorette cocktails with vodka, tequila, whiskey, rum, and more. There are even non-alcoholic mocktail options. From pitcher cocktails to pink drinks, all of these bachelorette party cocktails are easy, fun, refreshing, and great for a party!
a woman holding a drink in her hand with the words, wife of the party on it
The Best Easy Drinks for a Bachelorette Party
It's bachelorette party season! Celebrate your favorite bride-to-be with all of my best bachelorette party drink ideas. From fruity summer cocktails to cozy fall recipes, you'll find the perfect signature drink. This list has every recipe you need for bachelorette cocktails with vodka, tequila, whiskey, rum, and more. There are even non-alcoholic mocktail options. From pitcher cocktails to pink drinks, all of these bachelorette party cocktails are easy, fun, refreshing, and great for a party!
a white bowl filled with green salad next to bread
Simple Green Salad with Sherry Shallot Dressing
Sometimes all you need to top off a meal is a simple salad. This recipe for green salad with sherry shallot dressing is easy, quick, & it's the perfect side for any dinner. With lemon, Dijon, and honey, this sherry shallot vinaigrette is healthy & full of flavorful. The salad has butter lettuce, green leaf lettuce, parmesan, sunflower seeds, & cucumbers - so simple! This is one of my favorite recipes for dinner parties or weeknights. It's the perfect tossed salad for a crowd. Everyone loves it!
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