Entertaining Ideas

Help! It’s Our First Thanksgiving

I have three questions.

Have You Been a Regular at a Restaurant?

Because it's awesome.

Dinner Party Conversation Starter

A conversation starter that REALLY works.

Pretty Pieces for Entertaining

How to make an evening with friends feel more like a polished event.

Restaurant Etiquette 101

Table manners at a restaurant, from drinking wine to holding the menu.

10 Rules of Easy Entertaining

Food writer Jenny Rosenstrach shares her tips for easy entertaining.

Dinner Party Tips from 15 Genius Hosts

Genius tips for an easy dinner party, including the best entrees, desserts and ambiance.

Monochromatic Fruit Salad

A color-coordinated recipe that makes the most of seasonal fruit.

Easiest Birthday Cake

How to use small toys to decorate a cake for a little one's birthday.

A Trick for Avoiding Small Talk

Because no one actually cares about the weather.