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Party Planning: How Not to Create a Halloween Horror

Party Planning: How Not to Create a Halloween Horror

You want your party to be a scream, but not in a truly awful, lame, or man-this-sucks kinda way. Keep these warnings in mind as you make... READ MORE

Fall Herbs and Spices That Double as Décor

Fall Herbs and Spices That Double as Décor

You don't need more stuff. We all have enough stuff. When your space is looking bland and you want to decorate your home or table, look around you. The best table centerpieces (well, besides gorgeous flowers) are dual-purpose items. Suit your taste in more ways than one by decorating with food. READ MORE

How to Set Your Table for an Autumnal Dinner Party

How to Set Your Table for an Autumnal Dinner Party

Invite a few friends or family members over some fall night, and surprise them with your gorgeous table. Delicious food is most important, yes, but a beautiful, seasonally decorated dinner table sets the vibe for the evening. A few thoughtful touches can make whatever you're serving even more special. But don't go too crazy here. Hold off shelling out your dough on some Waterford crystal. READ MORE

Kick Off Football Season with These 13 Greasy ’N Great Pub Grub Recipes

Kick Off Football Season with These 13 Greasy ’N Great Pub Grub Recipes

"Woooooo!" (chomp, chomp, slurp) "Ah, man!" (chomp, chomp, slurp). These are the raucous and sloppy sounds of football season, when following the game means fried food and beer at your favorite bar with friends. But sometimes you want to scream for your team in the comfort of your home — with the same spectator spread. You don't need to get a deep-fryer to enjoy all the greasy goodness of wings and potato skins without leaving the house. Try out some of our great pub food you can make at home. READ MORE

How to Close Out Summer with a Memorable Lobster Feast

How to Close Out Summer with a Memorable Lobster Feast

This article is brought to you by our friends at Stella Artois. If you’ve finally recovered from the dog days of summer and are trying to plan one last hurrah before breaking out your fall apparel, there’s no better way to celebrate than by planning an epic lobster feast for family and friends. A Labor Day lobster feast is the perfect occasion for going all-out with top quality crustaceans, a decorative table setting, and mouthwatering seasonal side dishes that threaten to steal the show. READ MORE

The Coolest Summer Cocktails to Make with Your Friends

The Coolest Summer Cocktails to Make with Your Friends

Like the sound of summer day drinking? Yeah, so do we. Keep your day job though, and on the weekend, make one of these mad-cool mixed drinks with ice cube percussion. Vacation can start after 5 o' clock any day if you infuse your happy hour with chill vibes. It's summer. And that's pretty sweet. READ MORE

The Best Summer Vegetarian Menu of All Time

The Best Summer Vegetarian Menu of All Time

The ideal summer menu for fans of meatless meals (that are so amazing omnivores won't notice no animals were harmed) doesn't follow one type of cuisine. It's a combination of cuisines that fuse well: A little tropical, Indian, Mediterranean, Tex-Mex, Southwestern, and Southern. Basically, it's all-American, the hodgepodge that makes eating throughout the U.S. so diverse and exciting. READ MORE

Host the Summer Brunch of Your Dreams

Host the Summer Brunch of Your Dreams

All this summer sunshine begs to be celebrated with charming brunches instead of dinner parties. Give in to the light, and create a dreamy brunch for your favorite people. The weather is too hot for a formal and stuffy event. Our ideal brunch is festive, colorful, tasteful, comfortable, and full of good friends, food, and atmosphere. How do you make this happen? READ MORE

Filipino Recipes for a New Generation

Filipino Recipes for a New Generation

Filipino food is one of the last Asian cuisines still not part of mainstream America. But a generation of talented Filipino-American chefs and food writers is working to push us beyond adobo and lumpia. They're injecting a freshness into the cooking of their moms and aunties, sourcing from farmers' markets and butchers who deal in sustainably raised meats. READ MORE

12 Entertaining Tips for Elevating Your 4th of July BBQ

12 Entertaining Tips for Elevating Your 4th of July BBQ

This article is compliments of our friends at Stella Artois. This year marks the 240th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. Which means that there have already been 239 occasions to trot out the familiar old bells, whistles, and celebrations. There are some 4th of July rituals we certainly couldn’t do without (fireworks!), but let’s just say that there are others that are starting to look as old as the founding fathers. Which is why this year, we fully advocate stepping up your game and throwing a barbecue bash that’s truly revolutionary. READ MORE