Summer Parties

Get the Party Started
Get the Party Started

Entice arriving guests with vibrant dishes to eat alfresco, such as Ina's crunchy noodle salad.

Jazz Up Zucchini Fries
Jazz Up Zucchini Fries

Go classic (a crispy crust of Parmesan and panko) or try beer batter, nacho toppings and more.

The Best Backyard Bash
7 Super-Simple Summer Pies

Each of these beauties requires just four ingredients, so even a novice baker can master them.

Picnic Perfect: Packable Summer Dishes

Headed to a picnic or potluck? Show up with an easy-to-make dish that's also easy to transport.

Spike Your Cookout
Party-Planning Tips
Decadent Desserts
Easy Appetizers
Essential Summer Shopping Guide
Turn the Oven Off

These no-bake treats will keep your kitchen cool.