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The Best Summer Dips

Dips are the greatest party food. They’re easy to transport, super customizable, and fit into every type of gathering, whether it’s game day or a pool party. Have an event coming up? Here are a few recipes that will be great additions to bring to any get-together, no matter the occasion. Pair these recipes with […]

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The Ultimate Summer Bucket List

Have you made your summer bucket list? Make this your best summer ever by planning fun things to do with your friends and family. We’ve mapped out the top 10 bucket list items every food-loving family needs to complete this summer. Want to join the fun? Share your bucket list activities using the hashtag #howipamperedchef on Facebook […]

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10 Favorite Cookout Side Dishes

You can do better than a bag of potato chips this summer. We’ve got fresh, seasonal salads; quick pickles; pasta dishes and the best dips. Here are 10 summertime sides ready for your picnic table or patio. 1. Fresh Tomato, Cucumber & Feta Salad A quick take on the classic Greek salad, this version highlights delicious […]

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The Ultimate List of Burger & Hot Dog Toppings

It’s time to set aside the ketchup and mustard. Let’s get serious and take burgers and hot dogs from meh to amazing. Whether you love burgers made of beef, bison, pork, turkey, or chicken—or prefer brats, sausages, or classic hot dogs—there’s an out-of-the box topping you’ll love on this list. Hang on to this for the […]

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16 Recipes to Spice Up Your Game Day

You plan the party, we’ll plan the menu. Whether it’s football, basketball, or hockey, nothing kicks off the big game like an all-star lineup of tasty snacks and drinks. You’ll keep sports fanatics talking with these easy game-day recipes and ideas. 1. Mile High Nachos Holy guacamole, are these nachos good! An expert nacho-stacking technique leaves […]

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How to Build a Charcuterie Board

Serving charcuterie as a party appetizer is easier than you think. Learn what charcuterie is, when to serve it, and how to put together a beautiful charcuterie board. Then, pair it with the perfect wine or champagne to impress your company Charcuterie 101 Charcuterie is popping up everywhere, from food blogs to five-star restaurants to […]

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11 Hostess Gifts From the Heart, Not the Mall

Finding a unique hostess gift can feel overwhelming when there’s so much to do during the holidays. This year, skip the mad rush to the mall. To thank your friends and family who welcome you into their homes, consider bringing a thoughtful, edible gift. Here are 11 homemade food gift ideas for hostesses, neighbors, co-workers, […]

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5 Tips for Hosting a Glamgate

Who doesn’t love a good tailgate party? Sports fans across the country are turning their simple tailgates into over-the-top celebrations. People have moved away from packing a few sandwiches and a six-pack for a pregame party to extravagant parking lot parties with great food, impressive decorations, and fun drinks. And when those parties have some […]

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