Party Food and Drink

Staff Picks

Hummingbird Cake Recipe

Rating: 5 stars 28
This Southern gem boasts three incredibly moist layers flavored with canned pineapple and bananas.

Fresh Peach Cobbler

Rating: 4 stars 23
With nine ingredients and four steps, this peach cobbler is our easiest ever.

Million Dollar Pound Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 19
Our Million Dollar Pound Cake is just that good (really).

Basic Pimiento Cheese Recipe

Rating: 4 stars 3
This classic recipe works as a dip, spread, or all by itself.

Sausage-Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole

Rating: 5 stars 6
A savvy Southern hostess knows this one-dish wonder can save the day.

Ultimate Dark Chocolate Brownies Recipe

We've created dozens of brownies over the years, but this decidedly grown-up dark chocolate version is our latest obsession.

Heirloom Tomato Pie

Rating: 4.5 stars 6
When heirloom tomatoes are ripe on the vine, it's time for this Southern summer classic.

Peach-Bourbon Upside-Down Bundt Cake Recipe

Rating: 4 stars 11
Try something new with your summer peaches.

Best-Ever Succotash Recipe

Rating: 5 stars 4
Our Test Kitchen surprised us with a few twists on this traditional dish.

Homemade Strawberry Shortcake

These sweet and juicy shortcakes are the perfect strawberry dessert to serve at your next springtime event.

Over the Moon Chocolate Pie Recipe

Rating: 4 stars 3
This mile-high chocolate pie is inspired by a Southern classic: the MoonPie.

Cheese Dreams Recipe

Rating: 4 stars 5
These cheesy gems will be the first appetizer to disappear.

Inspiration and Ideas

Ham Delights

Attend any gathering in the South, and you'll spot at least one plate of Ham Delights. Beloved by guests of all ages, these personal-sized sandwiches make delightful additions to tailgates, girls' nights, and neighborhood gatherings.