food-hero-salad Most gatherings pretty much require that you feed your guests something. Our flexible, foolproof menu ideas (plus recipes!) are designed to be tweaked to fit any style of party. So don’t let food worries hold you back from entertaining — with these go-to options, you’ll be ready for anything.

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Ice Cream Sundae Bar

Chill out with this mouthwatering ice cream sundae bar, perfect for a kid’s birthday party!

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DIY Pineapple Boat

This DIY pineapple boat makes chips and dips feel fancy — but it’s simple to make.

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The Best Guacamole

Add some punch to your party with this guacamole dip!

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Sandra Lee’s Chocolate-Cappuccino Football Cake

Get the recipe for a crowd-pleasing football cake!

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Cheesy Quinoa Dip

Get to dippin’ with this cheesy quinoa dip recipe.

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Birthday Ice Cream Cupcakes

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream cupcakes!

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Gluten-Free Black Bean and Corn Salsa

Hot serrano peppers team up with sweet corn to add super flavor to this colorful salad bowl classic. Score!

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5 New Ways to Serve Chips and Dip

Get the scoop on our top 5 ways to serve chips and dip.

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Sandra Lee’s Macarons

Add a pop of color to your palette with delicious chocolate and coconut grab-and-go macarons.

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Manchego Cheese-and-Fig Crostini

These fig crostini are easy yet elegant.

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Scott Peacock’s Classic Buttermilk Biscuits

Mix up a batch of flaky buttermilk biscuits from Lee Schrager’s cookbook “Fried & True. “

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Sandra Lee’s Fruit Pizzas

Have a little bit of fun with bite-sized fruit pizzas!

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4 Grab-and-Go Individual Snackers

Serve up individual snackers at your next gathering for an easy and tasteful display.

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Most Popular Desserts

We give you the five basic desserts — with recipes — you need to know, plus great variations so you can switch things up.

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Feta Cucumber Dip

Get guests scraping the bottom of the bowl for this feta cucumber dip.

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Smoked Salmon Cucumber Canapés

Pretty as a picture, this canapé’s colors may contrast, but its flavors meld magically.

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Gluten-Free Barbecue Chicken Pizza

Score big by passing around slices of this game-changing gluten-free pizza.

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Gluten-Free Chocolate Chunk Peanut Butter Cookies

Victory is sweet when you offer guests these delectable gluten-free cookies.

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French’s Jalapeno Popper Dip

Spice up your snack game with this creamy chip dip.

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Birthday Brunch for Kids

Let the partiers get creative at a kid-friendly pancake birthday brunch!

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Gluten-Free Hot Wings

Knock their socks off on game day with this gluten-free hot wings recipe.

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DIY Kids’ Ice Cream Birthday Cake

Create a homemade ice cream birthday cake that everyone will melt over.

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Top 5 Appetizers

Once you’ve got these five types of apps in your repertoire, you’ll have every conceivable party covered.

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Old-Fashioned Oatmeal Cookies

You never outgrow a taste for these tempting oatmeal cookies.

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Fun Twist on a Birthday Cake

Turn a store-bought birthday cake from plain to just plain amazing with fun toppings!

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Classic Profiteroles

Few desserts dazzle guests like homemade profiteroles filled with ice cream and drizzled with our super simple chocolate sauce.

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