Entertaining & Hosting

Whether you’re hosting a huge bash or a casual dinner party, you want to get it right—and you will, thanks to our entertaining and hosting ideas. But be warned, friends and family may never want to leave.

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How to Host a Killer Murder Mystery Party

We'll clue you in on how to host a murder mystery party: Macabre decor, scary-good food and a fun whodunit add up to a dinner party that's to die for.

11 Kids’ Charcuterie Boards Your Littles Will Love

You'll have as much fun building these kids' charcuterie boards as your kiddos will have eating them.


8 Bridal Shower Themes for an Unforgettable Celebration

No matter her style, these clever bridal shower themes are sure to give you inspiration you need to plan an...


How to Make a Build-Your-Own Taco Board Everyone Will Love

Make taco night even better with this build-your-own taco board piled high with salsa, cheese, carnitas, crunchy shells and so...


How to Order Christmas Dinner Delivered Right to Your Door

You don't have to lift a finger or leave home—and everyone will think it's homemade.

Grab Your Family and Play This Easy Christmas Game to Win All Kinds of Prizes

This easy Christmas game is fun to set up and even more fun to win. You can count us in!


How to Make a Showstopper Chocolate Board

Why leave all the charcuterie fun to meat and cheese? This chocolate charcuterie board will fulfill a sweet tooth's wildest...

How to Make a Charcuterie Board Perfect for Any Party

A perfectly arranged spread of meat, cheese, crackers and condiments is irresistible at any gathering. Here's everything you need to...


Cheese Board Pairings to Take Your Spread to the Next Level

Putting together a cheese board? Learn all about the types of cheese to choose, along with serving and pairing tips...


How to Give a Great Thanksgiving Toast

Before you start scooping the mashed potatoes, learn how to give a Thanksgiving toast that celebrates the season.


Our Favorite Charcuterie Board Books to Inspire Your Next Soiree

From cookbooks on tapas-inspired small plates to tabletop spreads, we compiled the best charcuterie board books in every category.

15 Types of Cocktail Glasses that Serious Mixologists Recommend

Mixing up a drink? Serving it in the proper glass not only looks pretty, but it tastes better too! Experts...


Your Guide to Using Cheese Knives Properly

We compiled this guide to cheese knives to explain each knife’s specific capabilities so that you can choose the proper...


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25 Ways to Bring Joy Home This Holiday Season

‘Tis the season to celebrate! Taste of Home worked with our friends at Reader's Digest and Family Handyman to deliver...


The Best Gravy Boats of 2021

Don't settle for bland and boring! Snag one of the best gravy boats on the market and wow your Thanksgiving...


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How to Throw an Easy Halloween Party

Grab your besties and broomsticks, this easy bash comes together with a swish and flick of a wand. Get our...

How to Make a Super Cozy Baked Potato Dinner Board

Creative, shareable and totally delicious? Sounds like we'll be making baked potato boards on the regular!


How to Plan a Superhero Birthday Party

Crash! Boom! Pow! The call to save the day has been received—and it's time to celebrate with a superhero birthday...


How to Host a Scary Movie Night

Grab a security blanket and stock up on snacks. It’s a fearsome film fest for your bravest movie buffs.


How to Throw a Winning Tailgate Party

It'll be the talk of the parking lot.


How to Throw a Summery Snow Cone Party

The possibilities are endless—and sometimes boozy—with this perfect icy snack. Here's everything you need to throw a snow cone party.


How to Make Your Church Picnic Better Than Ever

Warm weather means it's church picnic season!


How to Host an Outdoor Movie Night in Your Backyard

Here's how to turn your outdoor space into the personalized movie theater of your dreams.


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How to Throw an Easter Egg Decorating Party

We're sharing fun new ways to decorate eggs, a springy menu and even a signature cocktail. Let's decorate!

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How to Plan the Best Book Club Party Ever

Host a book club for your foodie friends with culinary delights on the page and the table.


How to Plan a Gingerbread House Party

It's that time of year to mull some cider and create tiny cookie houses with friends. Here's the plan!


How to Throw a Delicious Pasta-Themed Party

It probably goes without saying: Theme parties are the best parties—and this pasta dinner is no exception. This carb-lovers' party...