Dinner Party Recipes
Start out your dinner party with a few appetizer recipes and finger foods such as oysters, shrimp cocktail, pierogis, olives, and bacon-wrapped anything. We also have tons of quick dinner party recipes and a slew of dinner party menus.
Yogurt-and-Herb-Crusted Leg of LambIn this hearty dish, a piquant yogurt sauce not only offsets the robustness of the lamb, but also helps bind the citrusy herbed breadcrumbs. What pops out of the oven: tender, juicy meat with an irresistibly crisp coating.AdvertisementAdvertisementRecipe
Kaiser RollsThis crusty bread makes a great sandwich base or burger bun. Martha made this recipe on episode 702 of Martha Bakes.
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Easy Peking Duck PartyA lavish meal for 8 that takes less than an hour to prepare!
Bacon Appetizers Are a Most Glorious Way to Start a MealIf you want to get your party off to a good start, better serve a bacon appetizer -- or two! Wrap just about anything in bacon and it tastes better, add bacon to a dip, to a tart, and yes even make jam out of pork.
Comfort and Joy: An Easy Winter MealEvery cook needs one perfect winter meal in her repetoire. It should be lavish enough for a special occasion yet easy to prepare. This menu hits all the marks.
Our Favorite Roast Chicken Recipes
Whether paired with aromatic herbs, piquant spices, or savory vegetables, we’ve collected our best recipes for succulent, flavorful whole roast chicken. You’ll find classics such as chicken with 40 cloves of garlic, roast chicken with rosemary and potatoes, and herb-roasted chicken, in addition to more unusual recipes such as beer-can-roasted chicken, spatchcocked chicken, and chicken roasted in a brown paper bag.
10 Recipes That Will Thoroughly Impress Your Foodiest FriendsInviting people over for dinner in this age of discerning palettes can be a scary endeavor unless one has armed oneself with a full arsenal of no-fail recipes. Which is why we gift you this. These are the recipes you whip up when you have those know-it-all friends coming over. You know the kind. Wow them into appreciative silence with one of these delicious dishes.Recipe
Slow-Cooker Vietnamese Baby Back RibsTurn leftovers into Asian-inspired pulled-pork sandwiches.Recipe
Slow-Cooker Cilantro-Chutney ChickenSauteing the onions adds sweetness and an extra layer of richness to this dish, and stirring the chutney in towards the end of cooking keeps the flavors bright and fresh.Recipe
Slow-Cooker Sicilian-Style Beef StewFor the best flavor, season the meat with salt and pepper the night before and store, covered, in the refrigerator.Recipe
Individual Boston Cream PiesThe classic pie flavors are just as delicious in cupcake form. Martha made this recipe on episode 701 of Martha Bakes.Recipe
Pumpkin-Spice-Latte CakeThis espresso- and spice-scented cake has the dense, moist texture of a gingerbread.Recipe
Martha's Buttermilk-Blueberry Tart with Walnut CrustTangy buttermilk is the perfect partner for sweet-tart blueberries in this simple make-ahead tart. Martha made this recipe on episode 701 of Martha Bakes.Recipe
Maple Custard PieMake sure you use pure maple syrup, not "maple-flavored" or "pancake" syrup. Martha made this recipe on episode 701 of Martha Bakes.Recipe
Cider-Braised Pork LoinCaramelized apples top this cider-glazed pork loin and ribs.Recipe
Easy Citrus TartThis pretty tart is enriched with creme fraiche and glazed with orange marmalade.Recipe
Olive Oil Cake with Vanilla Yogurt and Caramelized PearsThis extremely moist cake is even more delicious topped with these warm Bosc pears.Recipe
Slow-Cooked Lamb with Prunes and Dried ApricotsThis hearty dish features Middle Eastern flavors, including sumac, which has a tangy taste.Recipe
Traditional GougeresGougeres take their flavor from Gruyere cheese.Recipe
Eleanora Scarpetta's Fettuccine AlfredoThis delicious recipe for fettuccine alfredo comes from Eleanora Scarpetta.Recipe
Basic Cream PuffsLightened pastry cream fills puffs topped with icing or powdered sugar and nuts.AdvertisementAdvertisementRecipe
Coconut-Curry Shrimp and CouscousYou can find red curry paste, a blend of ginger, garlic, lemongrass, and chiles, in the international aisle of most grocery stores.Recipe
Chicken Cutlets with Summer Squash and FetaChicken cutlets cook in a matter of minutes, and dredging them in flour helps form a luscious pan gravy.Recipe
Sausage-and-Pepper Ragu Over Polenta