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All the Gear You Need for a 4th of July Table Ina Would be Proud Of

Store. Bought. Is. Fine. Who knows if Ina Garten really means it when those words slide almost passive aggressively off of her tongue every episode of her beloved Food Network

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Don’t Let a Lack of Outdoor Space Stop You From Entertaining This Summer

What says summer more than barbecuing? (Hint: pretty much nothing.) Unfortunately, not all of us are lucky enough to have expansive and Pinterest-worthy backyards to host our nearest and dearest

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How to Throw a Cocktail Party on a Budget

You can throw a cocktail party that breaks the bank or one that leaves you able to pay the rent and the bills (and happy to wake up in your

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How to Host a Last-Minute Dinner Party

Do you want to be the kind of person who throws spur-of-the-moment dinner parties that are totally fabulous? We’ll let you in on a few little secrets to pulling it

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Throw an Italian Aperitivo That Will Put Summer Happy Hours to Shame

The tradition of Italian aperitivo is, by its very nature, a civilized affair. Drinks are light, lively, and low in alcohol. Snacks are simple, artful, and typically nibbly bites intended

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19 Memorial Day Hacks from Your Favorite Famous Chefs

Memorial Day is almost upon us, which means it’s time to start thinking about firing up the grill for the first official cookout of summer. These tips and tricks from

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Don’t Let Bugs Creep on Your Party: These Easy Tips Keep Them Away

So you’re hosting a summer party and you’re ready to surround yourself with best friends and some pretty awesome food. While everything is coming together perfectly, there is one pretty

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Sweet Rules for Pairing Wine with Dessert

After a good meal, there is seemingly nothing sweeter than a good dessert. But pairing a sweet treat with a complementary bottle of wine is the epitome of saving the

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Two Masters of Mexican Share Secrets for Hosting a Cool Cinco de Mayo Bash

Mexican food is easily one of the three or four most beloved international cuisines. Simple, fresh ingredients, bright flavors, and accessibility; what’s not to love? Mexican cuisine is just as

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How to Throw a Mexican Street Food-Inspired Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

We all know Cinco de Mayo is all about the food. I don’t feel bad saying so–the holiday commemorates the Mexican Army’s unexpected victory over France in the battle of

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How to Pull Off the Perfect Breakfast in Bed for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is the perfect time to show appreciation for that special maternal figure in your life, be it your actual mom, your children’s mom, or even your partner who

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Thoroughbred Dishes and Cocktails for Kentucky Derby Day

Ponies race, you eat.

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A Soft Cheese Primer From ‘Queer Eye’s Antoni Porowski

Every true appetizer aficionado knows the key to a drool-worthy cheese plate is the inclusion of a gooey and often severely fragrant soft cheese. From a soft-rind brie to a

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How to Host a Colorful Egg-Dyeing Party for Your Friends This Easter

As far as food is concerned, the Easter season (and springtime in general) is all about fun, pastel colors and eating as much candy and chocolate as you possibly can.

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How to Host a Fabulous Easter Brunch

Make it easy, unfussy, and delicious.

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Easter Dinner Inspiration: 3 Leg of Lamb Menus to Tempt You Away from Ham

Next to ham, lamb is the go-to centerpiece for Easter dinner. Once you know how to roast leg of lamb perfectly, you can pay around with the flavors and sides—we

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How to Have a Very 4/20 Passover Seder

“Why is this night different from all other nights?” is one of the main questions of Passover, the Jewish holiday that retells the story of exile from Egypt. This year,

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How to Make the Food You See in ‘Game of Thrones’

Winter may have arrived in Westeros, but that’s not going to stop our favorite “Game of Thrones” characters—the ones who are left, anyway—from indulging in their favorite sweets, meats, and goblets

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Get These ‘Game of Thrones’ Themed Food and Drinks for Your Season 8 Premiere Party

Winter is coming (on April 14th) and so are the snacks. If we’ve learned anything over the past seven seasons of “Game of Thrones” (besides the fact that we may

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Get Our ‘Game of Thrones’ Party Menu

If you think George R. R. Martin’s wildly popular medieval-esque “A Song of Ice and Fire” books (chronicled in the HBO fantasy series “Game of Thrones,” about to begin its

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Celebrate Easter with Scotch Eggs

Most Easter eggs are dyed, chocolate, or plastic and filled with jelly beans, but we took the Easter egg idea in a different direction: Scotch eggs—a classic British pub snack

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