Party Ideas

Make spirits bright this season with the help of edible centerpieces, show-stopping starters and punch bowls brimming with familiar flavors.

14 Creative Centerpieces

14 Creative Centerpieces

Double-duty centerpieces (like this cheese ball snowman) are both festive and fun to eat.

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Buche de Noel Icebox Cake

Buche de Noel Icebox Cake

Wow holiday guests with this classic cake made easy (thanks to store-bought chocolate wafers).

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Manhattan, Coming Right Up
Manhattan, Coming Right Up
Manhattan, Coming Right Up

Manhattan, Coming Right Up

The secret to this timeless classic? High-quality ingredients and the ideal ratio of whiskey to vermouth.

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Snowy Christmas Tree Cookies

Snowy Christmas Tree Cookies

Bake up a forest full of buttery, chocolate-tipped trees and you'll have the best-dressed cookie plate in town.

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Chickee

Chickee

Yum! I love this around the campfire in the wintertime when it's too cold for anything else. Never thought of adding cinnamon before, it's my new favorite addition!

Hot Toddy
Champagne Punch

Champagne Punch

Break out the bubbly for this fruity punch bowl starring fresh mint and strawberries.

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Holiday Superstar: Croquembouche

Holiday Superstar: Croquembouche

This caramel-covered pastry tower will elicit plenty of ohhs and ahhs from party guests.

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How to Master the Martini
How to Master the Martini
How to Master the Martini

How to Master the Martini

Shake your way to a top-notch martini, from ice to garnish.

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Low Centerpiece Ideas for Every Holiday Table

Low Centerpiece Ideas for Every Holiday Table

Three cheerful table settings that will fit any party theme.

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* Pamela *

* Pamela *

These were absolutely fantastic! A great make-ahead recipe — reheated in the oven they taste just as if they're freshly-made.

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Veggie Christmas Wreath

Veggie Christmas Wreath

Store-bought crescent rolls and a few sprigs of broccoli create this edible wreath in 30 minutes flat.

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25 Tips for an Easy Holiday

25 Tips for an Easy Holiday

Count down to Christmas with our best entertaining, baking and hosting tricks.

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5 Hacks for the Perfect Host

5 Hacks for the Perfect Host

Learn how to add a hint of holiday magic to everything from place cards to hot cocoa.

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anniesnomsblog

anniesnomsblog

What a fantastic recipe to make your house smell awesome! This has all the wonderful flavors I always associate with autumn.

Slow-Cooker Cinnamon Potpourri