Graduation Recipes

Earn top honors with our graduation recipes and party ideas. Fill your buffet with potluck favorites like finger food, pasta and potato salads and A+ graduation desserts.

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    11 Insanely Smart Ideas for Your Backyard Party

    From the food you serve to the songs you play, we're sharing the best ideas for making sure your backyard party goes as smoothly as a summer breeze.

    90 Lemon & Lime Recipes to Make This Summer

    Cool, tangy and refreshing, lemon and lime are the true flavors of summer. Try appetizers and drinks, salads and sides,...


    46 Recipes That Will Make You Potluck Famous

    Need potluck recipes that stand out from the rest? This collection is just what the home-cook ordered. Whip up one...


    Make-Ahead Graduation Party Food

    Take the last-minute hassle out of your party planning by spreading out the work the week before your event. These...


    16 Slab Pie Recipes You Will Swoon Over

    Rethink your round pie dish! These slab pie recipes are perfect for feeding a crowd.

    19 Coleslaw Recipe Ideas That Get Cabbage Right

    Think coleslaw is pale, bland and boring? Prepare to be amazed! These mouth-watering slaw recipes from around the world are...


    How I Threw a Graduation Party for Just $62

    My Taste of Home colleagues' best eat-cheap ideas helped me pull off an amazing bash for next to nothing. This...


    Slow-Cooker Italian Sloppy Joes

    6 reviews

    These tasty sloppy joes with plenty of mass appeal are perfect for a gathering. If you're taking them to an...


    Apricot-Glazed Ham

    5 reviews

    Glaze a bone-in ham with apricot jam for a entree that's beautiful and delicious. Any leftovers will make meal planning...


    Spaghetti for 100

    7 reviews

    Spaghetti for 100 comes from Marilyn Monroe of Lansing, Michigan. "A club I belong to used this main dish for...


    Slow Cooker Shredded Turkey Sandwiches

    3 reviews

    This easy and simple slow-cooked sandwich gets its flavor from bottled beer and onion soup mix. In total, it only...


    Fruit Salad with Apricot Dressing

    9 reviews

    When I serve this lovely refreshing salad for picnics and holidays, the bowl empties fast. —Carol Lambert, El Dorado, Arkansas


    30 Salad Recipes Ready in 30 Minutes

    For a quick salad recipe to make as a side or to take to potlucks, try these potato, pasta, veggie...

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    Top 10 Potato Salad Recipes

    The ultimate potluck take-along, a good potato salad is guaranteed to be gobbled up fast. Bring one of these creamy,...


    Budget Cooking Tips for New Graduates

    Make life after school a little easier with these tips for making home-cooked meals on a new graduate's budget.