Events & Gatherings Recipes

There’s always something to celebrate! Whether you’re hosting a baby shower, having a birthday party or heading to the stadium for a tailgate, we have the perfect event recipes right here.

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      12 Months of Birthday Cake Recipes

      Every birthday deserves a special cake that celebrates the season as well as the day. Here, you'll find perfect birthday cake recipes for each month of the year.

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      55 Hot Dip Recipes to Keep You Warm at Your Next Tailgate

      These hot dip recipes will score a major touchdown at the next tailgate before the big game!


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      60 Quick Christmas Desserts for a Crowd

      Last-minute Christmas party? We've got you covered with these Christmas desserts that come together in less than half an hour...


      Sweet and Savory Deviled Eggs

      My Grandma Phyllis' sweet and savory deviled eggs are unrivaled by any of the ones I've tried. The sweetness of...


      Michigan Cherry Japanese-Style Cheesecake

      Michigan is known for its cherries, so we have plenty of opportunities to use them—in this Japanese-style cheesecake is a...

      Vegan Tropical Magic Bars

      These vegan magic bars are one of the easiest treats you can make. By using plant-based butter and condensed coconut...


      The Best Oktoberfest Beer Options to Serve at Your Backyard Fest

      You don't need to travel to Munich to get a taste of the best Oktoberfest beer brands. Here are our...

      25+ Birthday Party Games for Kids of All Ages

      A celebration isn't complete without one of these exciting birthday party games for kids. They're mighty fun for little players.


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      22 Camping Desserts That’ll Make the Outdoors Even Better

      Satisfy your sweet tooth in the great outdoors with these camping desserts. Camping just got a whole lot sweeter!


      21 Outrageously Fun Adult Party Games

      Mix things up with these adult party games! They're the best way to add some extra fun (and laughs) to...


      17 Back-to-School Gifts for Grade Schoolers

      Celebrate the start of a new year with these creative back-to-school gifts for kids. We have ideas that are practical,...

      19 Back-to-School Gifts for College Students

      From sentimental items to must-have dorm decor, these gifts for college students will make the new school year a success.


      21 Back-to-School Teacher Gifts

      Whether they're in the classroom or online, educators work incredibly hard. Show your thanks with these heartwarming teacher gifts. We...


      17 Back-to-School Gifts for High Schoolers

      New school year, new supplies. Cross something fun off of your teen's wish list with these back-to-school gifts for students.


      Slow-Cooker Arizona Poblano Pork

      I live In Arizona and this slow-cooker pork loin is an easy dish with many southwestern seasonings. It's fantastic with...


      Rose and Raspberry Fool

      I came up with this recipe when I was going through a floral phase, putting rose or lavender in everything....

      Rose Wine Cocktail

      This rose wine cocktail is an easy way to dress up wine for a party. Other fruit, like watermelon balls...


      12 German Drinks (Besides Beer) Worthy of a Prost

      Think Oktoberfest is just about beer? No way! There are plenty of other delicious German drinks you can enjoy during...


      Pizza Crackers

      Kids love making these simple pizza crackers. I like to use pizza sauce from a squeeze bottle to make it...


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      Make-Ahead Spicy Olive Pasta

      This is a fancy version of my grandchildren's favorite baked spaghetti. It feels like such a special dinner, and it's...


      Dill Pickle Dip

      My love for pickles led me to create this Dill Pickle Dip. It's so easy to whip together. But be...


      Pina Colada Cupcakes

      These Pina Colada Cupcakes are fun and colorful for picnics! They can be served as cupcakes or layered into individual...


      Pesto Mashed Potatoes

      Rich and creamy mashed potatoes get a pop of flavor with a swirl of pesto just before serving. These Pesto...


      Maple Miso Sweet Potato Casserole

      This recipe takes a beloved holiday side dish and gives it a savory twist. —Sara Schwabe, Bloomington, Indiana

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      Creamy Celery Root and Pearl Onions

      I have made creamed onions for several recent Thanksgivings and wanted to change the recipe, so I decided to add...


      Basil and Cashew Pesto Pizzas

      I grow basil and love making this homemade pesto pizza. Sometimes I make the pesto the day before and spread...


      Air-Fryer Chicken Wings

      You can't go wrong with these crispy air-fryer chicken wings. Our spice rub has a nice kick from the cayenne...


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      Focaccia

      Focaccia is one of my favorite bread recipes. It's one of the least labor-intensive since there isn't any kneading. The...


      Sweet Potato Souffle with Pecans

      My grandmother makes this sweet potato souffle recipe every Thanksgiving. It's just so full of love and memories (and pecans!)...


      Air-Fried Bloody Mary Deviled Eggs

      Take the guesswork out of cooking hard-boiled eggs by making them in an air fryer. Then give air-fried deviled eggs...