Party Food and Drink

Staff Picks

Fresh Peach Cobbler

Rating: 4 stars 30
With nine ingredients and four steps, this peach cobbler is our easiest ever.

Hummingbird Cake Recipe

Rating: 5 stars 29
This Southern gem boasts three incredibly moist layers flavored with canned pineapple and bananas.

Heirloom Tomato Pie

Rating: 4.5 stars 7
When heirloom tomatoes are ripe on the vine, it's time for this Southern summer classic.

Best-Ever Succotash

Rating: 5 stars 4
Think of this classic succotash as a greatest hits list of summer veggies.

Basic Pimiento Cheese Recipe

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

Million Dollar Pound Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 23
Our Million Dollar Pound Cake is just that good (really).

Best-Ever Macaroni and Cheese

Rating: 4.5 stars 5
In the South, mac 'n cheese is like everyone's favorite aunt—and this best-ever recipe beats out the rest.

Crispy Cheese Wafers Recipe

Rating: 4 stars 4
Everyone simply loves these wafers because they are extra crunchy.

Bacon Bow Tie Crackers Recipe

Rating: 5 stars 3
We love any recipe that revolves around bacon.

Peach-Bourbon Upside-Down Bundt Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 12
Try something new with your summer peaches.

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.

Sausage-Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole

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

Inspiration and Ideas

Mamie Eisenhower's Chocolate Fudge Recipe
Rating: 5 stars 5

Once called Million Dollar Fudge, this sweet eat is forever tied to the First Lady.