The Simple Tip Every Party Host Needs To Know

Beat the heat at your summer party with this hack that will keep your cold dishes nice and cool.

Co-host Jeff Mauro makes The Best Sweet Potato Salad,  with co-host Geoffrey Zakarian, as seen on The Kitchen, Season 17.

Co-host Jeff Mauro makes The Best Sweet Potato Salad, with co-host Geoffrey Zakarian, as seen on The Kitchen, Season 17.

Photo by: Anders Krusberg

Anders Krusberg

Ice + Lettuce Hack
What you'll need:

  • A glass bowl that will fit your summer salad
  • Butter lettuce leaves
  • Quart-sized ziptop bag
  • Ice
  • Cold summer salad (such as potato salad or pasta salad)

How to:

  1. Line the sides of a glass bowl with butter lettuce leaves.
  2. Fill a quart-sized ziptop bag with ice and place on the bottom of the bowl, over the leaves.
  3. Cover the bag of ice with more lettuce leaves.
  4. Fill the center of the bowl with your summer salad.

Next Up

Halloween: Party Food Crafts

Throw a scary-good Halloween party with these frightfully easy and delicious party food crafts that are sure to impress your guests!

Coffee Station & Blended Coffee Frappé Hack

The Kitchen hosts share how to build a creative coffee bar along with a simple blended coffee drink to finish off your Bottomless Brunch celebration.

Save the Seeds After Carving Your Pumpkin — Here's What to Do with Them

Learn three new ways to flavor this fall-favorite snack.

Draft of Drafts

The Kitchen hosts give you their first round draft picks for their favorite game day brews. We’ve got the perfect beer for every football fan and all the beer basics with our “Draft of Drafts”.

Saturday Snack Attack

The Kitchen hosts are raiding the pantry and cupboards for these flavor-boosted snack ideas — perfect for the weekend.

Fab Finishing Touches

Learn the secret to creating the ultimate Insta-ready dishes with easy tips from The Kitchen hosts.

Make Your Own Hot Chocolate Floats

We've got four "cool" ways to enjoy hot chocolate.

Touchdown Touches

The Kitchen hosts share some football-inspired finishing touches for your game day party décor that are sure to be a touchdown with your guests.

Cereal Hacks to Up Your Breakfast Game

Go beyond the usual bowl of flakes with these fun ideas from The Kitchen hosts.

How to Make a Cabbage Vase for Spring Table Decor

The perfect spring feast isn’t complete without the perfect table decor! The Kitchen shows you a fun and unique way to spruce up your table…with an item straight from the garden.

What's New

Latest Stories