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Having the gang over to ring in the new year? Rather than spending the final hours of 2012 slaving away over the stove cooking a full-blown meal for everybody, it's way more doable and enjoyable to serve up a scrumptious, diverse spread of hors d'oeuvres, perfect party bites made for munching one-handed while the other tips back a celebratory cocktail.... CONTINUE READING 8

Bring on the Bubbly

Best start practicing those bottle popping skills because yet another champagne-soaked New Year's Eve is right around the corner. It's a yearly tradition to break out the bubbly to toast in the new year, but champagne doesn't have to be confined solely to a fluted glass come New Year's. No, we're spiking every course of our NYE meal with a... CONTINUE READING 13

How to Host a Perfect Pop-Up Dinner Party

What better way to bid farewell to this fabulous summer than by throwing your very own pop-up dinner party? Pop-up restaurants have been, well, popping up all over cities like Portland’s Cruz, San Fran’s FoodLab and Brighton in Manhattan, with famous toques temporarily taking over a space for a night here, a week there, to create a spontaneous dinner party... CONTINUE READING 18

Fancy Takes on Classic Comfort Foods

Even though we’ve been faced with wacky temps of late, it’s still kinda cold and everyone’s still after wintry comfort foods. But instead of reliving your childhood through a boring ol’ white-bread PB&J, why not up the ante with fancy takes on comforting classics? Sure, some of these stray from that New Year’s Diet you’re on…or not (er, I hope... CONTINUE READING 10

10 Bite-Sized Holiday Appetizers

Happy 10th birthday to Shecky’s! In honor of the awesome party attitude that goes along with a b-day and our love for Fridays, we’re bringing you a TOP 10 AT 10AM every Friday. Chances are you’re throwing some sort of holiday shindig or you’ll need to bring a li’l somethin’ somethin’ to the next soiree you’re invited to. Forget schlepping around with schloppy dips... CONTINUE READING 5

Sloppy Holiday Party Foods to Avoid—and What to Eat Instead

You know the drill: You’re lookin’ good in your holiday digs, flirting with a cute guy and chatting up guests. Then, without noticing, you drop a little bit of food on your blouse and the rest of the night the only pick-up line you hear is, “Hey, I think you've got something on your shirt.” Whether you're an invitee or a... CONTINUE READING 10

Bon Appetit: Bastille Day Dishes & Drinks

Happy Bastille Day! The French are known for quite a few magnifique things—Coco Chanel, the Eiffel Tower, Marie Antoinette (hey, her impeccable style and decorating prowess were awesome...not so much everything else), and their deliciously indulgent food and drink. In honor of Bastille Day, I’ve got some French-inspired bites and beverages I can’t help but fall in amour with. -Cait Rohan Regardez-vous: Croissants are... CONTINUE READING 17

Easy Dishes for Any Holiday Menu

Holidays are the most wonderful time of the year, so cooking up delectable dishes for any seasonal party is a must. From dips to appetizers, main dishes to sides, see what makes our holiday menu this year. -Cait Rohan This is the most adorable appy ever. Who better to celebrate the cold season with than your tuxedoed friends…and by tuxedoed friends, we... CONTINUE READING 7