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This Mardi Gras, Make Classy Jelly Shots Based on Classic New Orleans Cocktails

In honor of Mardi Gras, Chowhound turned three classic New Orleans cocktails into elegant jelly shots—which is generally the non-branded term used to denote fancier Jell-O shots. And these certainly

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How to Throw a Mardi Gras Party That Feels Like You’re in New Orleans

All hail Rex, or Bacchus, or Punxsutawney Phil, or whomever is responsible for sending us a potentially early spring this year. Time for a party. And what better way to?celebrate

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6 Easy Menus for Valentine’s Day Breakfast in Bed

Make ahead so you can make out.

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Keto Meal Ideas For Valentine’s Day (And Yes, You Can Have Dessert)

A keto Valentine’s Day dinner doesn’t mean a joyless affair—or a big heart-shaped steak (unless that’s what you want). And it definitely doesn’t mean forgoing dessert, as these keto Valentine’s

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How to Make Your Significant Other Think You’re a Professional Chef on Valentine’s Day

It’s almost Valentine’s Day and, like me, you may be scrambling a bit for the perfect gift. Your significant other, like mine, may be one of those “you don’t have

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Easy Shortcuts To a (Mostly) Homemade Valentine’s Day Dinner

Valentine’s Day is on a weekday again this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t swing a memorable home-cooked dinner for your girlfriend, boyfriend, or even your mom (no judgements

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How to Host an Oscar Cocktail Party Fit for the Stars

Celebrate the Oscars with old-school Hollywood style.

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Recreate the Very First Oscars Menu for Your 2020 Oscars Party

Attending the Oscars is a lifelong dream for many, but being one of the millions of fans who watch the show’s telecast has its benefits—particularly, the opportunity to chow down

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A Celeb Party Planner’s Tips for a Dazzling DIY Valentine’s Day Dinner

Setting the stage for a special Valentine’s Day dinner doesn’t have to be daunting—or expensive, either. Celeb party planner Edward Perotti shares his expert tips and tricks for an easy,

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How to Throw a Badass Anti-Valentine’s Day Party

Haters, welcome. This is a safe space for those of us fed up with the forced romantic holiday and its duty-bound commercialism. Feeling singled out this cheesy (and not in

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How to Throw an Epic Big Game Party

Tackling the game-day festivities.

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11 Easy Game Day Party Shortcuts

Less time cooking means more time for beer and TV.

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How to Host the Perfect Galentine’s Day Bash

Galentine’s Day has officially transcended the television screen, where it was mentioned by Leslie Knope on “Parks & Recreation,” to become a holiday that many hold near and dear to

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How To Plan a Baked Potato Bar For Your Next Party

There are lots of wonderful ways to feed a group of people when you host a party, but one of the best options in terms of making it exciting for

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How to Throw a Classic Hollywood Oscar Party

Right about now, other Oscar hosts and hostesses are scrambling to assemble a Franken-buffet in tribute to this year’s Best Picture nominations, and let’s be honest, this year’s field leaves

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How to Host a Spa Lunch to Kick Off a Healthy New Year

The holidays are a time of indulgence but they can also be a time of reflection and self-care where intentions are set to lay the foundation for a vibrant and

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The Best Trader Joe’s Items to Ring in the New Year

Playing host on New Year’s Eve can be tough. Since it’s right on the heels of Christmas and Hanukkah, stressing out over another major event (not to mention, spending more

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The Best Recipes and Tips for Christmas

Hosting people for the holidays? Here’s everything you need to know about pulling off a perfect Christmas dinner, with our best Christmas recipes, tips, and tricks.

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A Last-Minute Guide for Those Hosting Christmas Dinner

Hosting Christmas dinner this year and still not really sure how you’re going to pull it off? We’ve got you—and you’ve got this. Gemma Bray remembers the first time she

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Your Guide to Creating the Best Champagne Bar Ever

There is something inherently luxurious about Champagne. Whether it’s paired with a decadent food, like oysters or caviar, or served with strawberries as a sexy Valentine’s Day treat—or, of course,

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How to Host a New Year’s Hangover Brunch Party

Chances are, you’ll wake up on the morning (or, let’s be honest, afternoon) of Jan. 1 with either a splitting headache, unquenchable thirst, or a bout of mild—or not so

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