Potluck Recipes

Looking for potluck recipes? Impress friends and family with these crowd-pleasing potluck ideas that range from easy appetizers and sides to elegant dinners and desserts.

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How to Make Pasta Salad

It's so easy to learn how to make pasta salad. All you need is your favorite pasta shape, a tasty dressing and a few different mix-ins to make it your own.

Mom’s Pickled Carrots

My mother is the only other person I've known to make this recipe. In fact, when I take it to...


Summertime Watermelon Punch for a Crowd

I attended a patio party years ago where the hostess had a clever watermelon “bowl” with a scalloped edge and...


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Grilled Chicken Ranch Burgers

This is one of the most fantastic, flavorful burgers I've ever made. Ranch is a favorite in dips and dressings,...


38 Potluck Sandwich Recipes to Feed a Crowd

When you're cooking for a crowd, these sandwiches make an easy meal. Each recipe serves 10 or more!

Pina Colada Dip

If you like pina coladas, you've gotta try this fluffy fruit dip. Scooped up with a slice of fresh pineapple,...


Contest-Winning Watermelon Salsa

“I entered this recipe in a local fair, and it took first place! This is one of my favorites because...

Chinese Coleslaw

We use this recipe a lot, especially in the summer. Everyone in the family enjoys it. It's great for barbecues,...


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Veggie Chopped Salad

My husband's aunt gave me this recipe back in the '80s, and it's been a staple at our house ever...


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Three-Bean Baked Beans

I got this recipe from an aunt and made a couple of changes to suit our tastes. With ground beef...


Bratwurst Supper

After trying a few bratwurst recipes, I've found this meal-in-one is ideal for camping since it grills to perfection in...

Caramel Brownies

I love to cook. My family can't possibly eat all the sweets I whip up, so my co-workers are more...


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Aunt Frances’ Lemonade

My sister and I spent a week each summer with our Aunt Frances, who always had this thirst-quenching lemonade in...


Deluxe German Potato Salad

I make this salad for all occasions—it goes well with any kind of meat. I often take this salad to...


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Contest-Winning Picnic Pasta Salad

My family's not big on traditional pasta salads made with mayonnaise, so when I served this colorful version that uses...


Grilled Beer Brats with Kraut

I made this for my son’s 21st birthday bonfire, which included a dozen buddies. The kraut topping flavors are fabulous....

Grilled Picnic Chicken

This tasty chicken marinates overnight. The next day, I just pop it on the grill for dinner in no time....


Grilled Sausages with Summer Vegetables

After 30 years of camping, we've come up with an arsenal of surefire recipes. Our grilled sausage with veggies would...


Heirloom Tomato & Zucchini Salad

Tomato wedges give this salad a juicy bite. It's a great use of fresh herbs and veggies from your own...


Layered Garden Bean Salad

For easy entertaining, cover and refrigerate the salad a few hours before guests arrive so you don't have to bother...


Layered BLT Dip

When I throw a party for friends, I whip up this addictive layered three-cheese dip. Somehow, it’s always gone within...