Take a Bite Out of Shark Week!
Oh, My Cod, Shark Attack!
Where to start? Begin by serving these frightening shark-fin cupcakes. You can use any cupcake flavor you like for the base; just be sure to tint the frosting (we used Swiss meringue buttercream) blue!
Host a "Jawesome" Pool Party
Rock the Boat
Those smooth stones you collect on strolls along the shore? Turn them into a beastly shark! With just a few supplies—paint, glue, and clay—kids can create almost anything from their imaginations.
Dress Like Jaws
Let Fido in on the fun! Transform the family dog into a fierce Great White with our DIY costume (and template printed to scale) in just a few easy steps.
Swim with the Fishes
This fish bowl centerpiece is a real catch that’s simple to make and seriously fun. All you have to do is suspend colorful gummy fish candy in blue jello.
Get Rolling with Salmon Sushi
Kids and adults alike will adore rolling up their own sushi rolls. Using tender baked salmon means even the little ones who won't eat raw fish can partake.
Make Your Tacos "De Pescado"
Something Seems Fishy
Hot Crab-and-Oyster Dip
Two deluxe ingredients go into this creamy, cheesy dip: sweet lump crabmeat and pristine, briny oysters. Serve with or crudités, and it's sure to go over swimmingly with your guests. For more starters starring the jewels of the sea, check out our delectable seafood appetizer recipes.
This Isn't Fish Food
Easy, elegant, and absolutely delicious, this finger food calls for marinating red snapper in a mix of orange and lime juice and tossing with avocado, grape tomatoes, jalapeño, and cilantro. It's just the thing for any sea-inspired celebration, as are the rest of our ceviche recipes.
Get Hooked on Fish Prints
Dressing like shark food isn't a great idea if you're out in the sea, but this fun and easy fish print craft is perfectly safe attire in your home.