Game Day Menus

Our game-day inspired parties are perfect for all sports fans -- no matter what team you're cheering for.

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Tropical Bridal Shower

Rach's style buddy, Gretta Monahan, throws a chic-and-easy in-home spa party for her newly engaged pal.

Baby Shower

Throw the mother of all baby showers complete with great food, easy decorations and plenty of belly laughs.

Knitting Party

Send friends home from this party with the ultimate gift: a new skill.

Rach's Biggest Party Ever

You're invited to a blowout bash that brings together two of Rach's faves: music and food. The place: South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas. The scene: Indie and edgy. The menu: Hearty enough so you can do on thing -- rock out all day long.

Poker Party

The only real gamble at this party is the poker game -- these snacks and drinks are sure winners.

Gretta's Style Swap

Rach's buddy Gretta Monahan, the co-host of Tim Gunn's Guide to Style, dips into her closet for an accessories exchange party. What's not to love? Everyone gets a "new" look and bite-size treats that really satisfy!

Sweet 16 Party

Party like a kid with this all-dessert feast.

Election Night Bash

We hold this truth to be self-evident: Election night is the perfect time for a (political) party.

Sports Night Party

Throw an instant sports night party with these easy party snacks.

Gift-Wrapping Party

Enjoy the "presents" of your company by throwing a gift-wrapping party.

Crepe Party

Entertain on a budget with this low-cost crepe buffet.

Snow Day Party

Come in from the cold and refuel with yummy eats.

Kentucky Derby Party

Throw this race-day party in record time.

Big Day! Rach + John's Wedding

A wedding to remember -- and a Tuscan feast for you to try at your own wedding or special day.

Mother's Day Scrapbooking Party

Throw a scrapbooking party to preserve your family's recipes -- and give mom an afternoon to remember.

Housewarming Party

Why wait to show off your new space? This housewarming party comes together in a flash -- and will make everyone feel right at home.

St. Patty's Day Party

Fuel up for St. Patrick?s Day with a hearty pre-party feast.

Hollywood Glamour Oscar Party

"Lights, camera?takeout" is no way for anyone to kick off an Oscar party. Throw a "Hooray for Hollywood"-inspired bash with all the red-carpet trimmings: Dish out your own awards, a ton of finger-friendly snacks and a little dose of glamour. Then just settle into your cushy seat on the couch and watch the good times roll.

Dog Days of Summer Party

Throw a party during the dog days of summer -- with lots of food for humans too.

Bachelorette Party

She may be off the market, but she can still play the field...with her food. Celebrate her big catch with a spread of Asian-themed small bites and a signature cocktail to toast away her last days of singlehood.

Model Tea Party

Put a twist on an old-fashioned tea party: Serve the drinks on ice.

Meet-the-Baby Brunch

You're psyched for everyone to meet your bundle of joy, but you don't have a bundle of time. We get it. Stick with one marquee item -- nothing says "love" like a homemade cake -- and keep the rest of the menu simple.

Wine and Cheese Party

Throw this wine and cheese party for six friends -- just $10 a person!

Multicultural Wedding Tips

Couples don't have to share tastes -- or even backgrounds -- to have a day they'll both love. Find party tips and ideas for throwing a multicultural wedding.


Celebrate Bavarian style, with a hearty German feast -- and plenty of beer.

80s Party

Break out your leg warmers and party like it's 1985.

Backyard Baseball Party

Next time your team takes the field, invite friends over for an outdoor baseball watching party.

Grown-Up Slumber Party

Invite a few friends over for dinner -- and keep the party going through brunch.

How to Throw a Luau Party

Always wanted to throw a luau? A luau can go from zero to bad theme restaurant in no time. Here's how to throw a party full of island-inspired authenticity. (Hint: Do not buy toy ukuleles in bulk.)

Homemade Mardi Gras

Celebrate Fat Tuesday the old-fashioned way -- with a classic Bayou feast.

Touch Football Party

The all-day bash that's easy to throw in your backyard. Your field goal: Have fun!

Oscar Party

Roll out the red carpet for a last-minute Oscar Party.

Black Widows' Ball

Throw a grown-up Halloween bash and invite your pals over for an elegant evening in -- and make room for a few creepy-crawly friends.

Rock Star Party

Music lovers, strike a pose! We've got your all-access pass to a rocker-themed Halloween. It's showtime!

Chili Cook-Off Party

Throw a chili cook-off and find out whose dish is really hot stuff.

The Fast Lane

Roll out some speedy race-day snacks fit for a Nascar pit crew.

Mad Scientist Party

Grab your wackiest wig and a set of rubber gloves -- this inventors' convention is an experiment gone good!

Karaoke Party

It's time to rock the house with a killer karaoke party! Just pass the mic, along with some awesome cocktails and bites, and your guests will be begging for an encore.