Party Planning

Inviting guests over can be stressful. Whether you're planning a happy hour, a potluck, or a full meal, you may want feedback on your menu.

This Orange & Black Halloween Food Is Perfect for Celebrating at Home

Orange and black Halloween food is definitely on-theme, but it doesn't have to come courtesy of scary food dyes. Even if you opt for a more sophisticated Halloween scheme, the classic orange and black...

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Elegant way to cover food outdoors?

by sasha1 6 years ago

We are having a Bar Mitzvah reception on our lawn this summer, with some foods bound to evoke odors that call all neighborhood insects. I'm thinking of bagels, lox, cream cheeses, different sliced...

Where to host a 40th B'day party?

by CapitalEats 6 years ago

Looking for a spot in the DC/NOVA to host a 40th B'day party with around 50 guests. Must haves: GREAT drinks, GREAT food, GREAT atmosphere. My 40th was at No. 9 Lounge (upstairs from Evening Star...

Pig roast for 150

by CookinMomma22 6 years ago

Please help me determine if I have enough to feed 150 people. 177 lb Piggy 150 Cornbread 8 lbs Coleslaw 5 Lbs Baked beans 150 1/2 ear Corn on Cob 12 lbs Macaroni & cheese 120 Deviled eggs ...

How many slices of Eggplant Parmesan should feed 25 people?

by Cjsdelights 6 years ago

I'm hosting an event and am having Eggplant Parmesan as the main dish with a side of Spaghetti and a garden salad. I'm not sure how many slices I should serve to each person.

Indianapolis 500 menu?

The Librarian
by The Librarian 6 years ago

Any suggestions on what to serve? Any foods especially loved for race day eating? I'm out here in San Francisco so I'm clueless...Thanks!

Graduation Open House - How much to make?

by randriunas 6 years ago

I'm having a graduation open house for my daughter and she chose Asian food so I am making Chicken Lettuce Wraps, Orange Chicken and ordering in Lo Mein. I'm trying to figure out how much to make f...

Recipes for Impromptu Casual Summer Entertaining?

The Dairy Queen
by The Dairy Queen 6 years ago

So, thankfully, we are finally approaching that splendid time of year where everyone spills out of their houses and onto their lawns and sidewalks again. I find myself bumping into my neighbors and...

Help! I'm having 150 people over how much food do I buy?

by judybrune 14 years ago

Hi everyone! So saturday night I'm hosting a fundraiser and 150 people have signed up to go. I'm going to costco tonight to buy food, but it's really hard for me to conceptualize how much to get. ...

Help with make-head/freeze then reheat/serve techniques for a party food

The Oracle
by The Oracle 6 years ago

I'm trying to plan ahead for a party. We are expecting around 30-40 guests. I'm planning to serve pulled pork sandwiches w/ bbq sauce and Martha Stewart's Mac n Cheese. Full party menu in this...

Goodbye Mad Men....sniff....sniff....

by perk 7 years ago

I'm having a party for the final episode of Mad Men on May 17th. I know there have been other threads about retro Mad Men parties (and I've read them) but I thought it was timely to revisit it. I w...

Party Portions Help Please!!!

by perk 6 years ago

I've posted before that I'm having a party for the final episode of Mad Men. It's a retro cocktail party....but people will be there for the dinner "hour" and drinking so I want to make sure the fo...

Your favorite omni apps at TJs

by Ttrockwood 6 years ago

I'm helping my good friend with party planning for this saturday for 20 or so people. The party is from 7pm on (and there will be drinking) and she does not cook- like at all even a little bit... S...

bbq menu

by linzandchris 7 years ago

I am planning a family BBQ for many families with young kids. I am wanting to limit the menu to one protein, salad, side, and desert. What crowd pleasers do you recommend? Thank you!

Wedding reception food/questions. Professional input welcome....

by janetofreno 7 years ago

This is a very general and probably overly long post, and for that I apologize. But I am looking for chowhound input/opinions...so don't be afraid to give yours. There is a recently re-activated ...

BIG cake recipe

by sunshine842 8 years ago

Hi all -- I have been giving the task of baking the shortcakes for a local youth function. Fresh, local strawberries will crown the cake, but I have well over 100 kids and adults to feed. Anybo...

Throwing a party with no oven...suggestions?

by PAINTEDPEGGIES 7 years ago

So my NXR bit the dust and I am waiting for parts to arrive from China (which is a whole other post)! I have been planning a party for my son's Confirmation, and am coming to realize I might be ...

Drinks for BBQ - besides beer...

by Arktik 14 years ago

Hi! I’m having a big BBQ/Party soon and I thought it would be fun to have some drinks for guests that don't require a blender or me tending bar all night. any ideas?

Buffet - Quantity Planning

by martak 7 years ago

I'm preparing a dinner buffet and am curious how much of each dish I should prepare. Everything online talks about cups/oz per person but that doesn't help me imagine it in my head when I read reci...

ISO of Great Kosher Bakery to make several cakes for Bar-Mitzvah Party

by brooklynsabra 7 years ago

Hello All, I am posting on behalf of a friend who is trying to organize a bar-mizvah party to be held in the Chelsea area of Manhattan. From what I understand, she wants to serve several small ...

Help with menu planning--hosting a BBQ with 15-30+ guests

by nothingswrong 7 years ago

You know the drill: Looking for a cohesive menu that can largely be prepped ahead of time (day before would be ideal). It will be just me prepping and cooking (except my man will be at the grill...

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