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Lobster Roll Two Ways

There has been a lobster roll war going on in New England for years. If you are from Maine, you like your little delicacy cold and simple. From Connecticut? Warm and buttery. Me? I just like any lobster roll I can get my hands on. So I've mastered two simple lobster recipes that will keep all the guests who pass through our house this summer happy, and giving me an excuse to keep lots of lobster on the menu... The Maine Lobster Roll Simple and classic, this version lets the lobster flavor...

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26 Foods Even More Fun on a Stick

When food is bite size and served on a stick, it's just too easy to pop one (or two or three) in your mouth. Come party time, these 26 skewered sweet and savory bites will be a hit with your guests. Pancakes, po' boys, salad and strawberry shortcake—you'll be surprised at how your favorite foods are even better turned into party perfect pops!

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Brownie Snap Ice Cream Sandwiches

There are ice cream sandwiches and then there are ice. cream. sandwiches. These are the latter. The brownie snap is sort of a brownie that wants to be a cookie and is tossed with sugary goodness. Sandwich any flavor of ice cream you love between them! Or eat them alone. You can't go wrong! I suggest making some right away. xoxo Lexy Ward Of PROPER...

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Backyard Lobster Boil

We're always on the hunt for easy entertaining ideas and this Backyard Lobster Boil is a must. It's a one-pot meal that's so delicious and party friendly, it most certainly should be added to your entertaining repertoire this summer. Crafted by Milou + Olin along with Scarlett & Grace, it comes loaded with inspiration for...

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A Must Make Dessert for Your Next Party

There are a million reasons why this Lemon Tart needs to be front and center at your next shindig and here's a few. A) It's gorgeous and B) It sounds insanely yummy. Did we also mention that it's gorgeous? That is high up on our priorities list when picking a party dessert. Crafted by Zen Eats along with photography by ...

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The Only Cinco De Mayo Menu You Need

Searching for the perfect Cinco de Mayo recipes? Our very own Abby Larson came up with the ultimate menu for Cinco de Mayo that includes tried-and-true favorites like her easy pink lemonade margarita, the best-ever guacamole (you won't believe the secret ingredient) and mouthwatering pulled pork tacos. Feast your eyes in the slideshow below!

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20 Ideas for the Ultimate Mother’s Day Brunch

Your mom is anything but boring, so, forget the overpriced restaurant brunches and bring this year's Mother's Day festivities closer to home. After all, home is where the heart is. With these inspired ideas, you can create a spread worthy of her fabulousness and guarantee that her day is one to remember.

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Easy Cream Cake

Cream cakes are deceivingly easy to make. Shhhh...I even cheat! The mascarpone cream is so lush and sweet, no one even notices that I use a cake mix. Sometimes, I even ask the bakery at our local grocery store for 2 nine inch cake layers that I can take home and freeze. I can make a cream cake from start to finish in just 10 minutes! xoxo Julie Blanner This cake is perfect for any occasion. In fact, the cake in itself is an occasion!

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Turtle Donuts

If you have a weakness for turtles, the chocolate-covered caramel and nut cluster candies, then this irresistible donut recipe from Jessica of A Happy Food Dance will be your sweet, sweet downfall. Jessica smothers chocolate cake donuts with homemade caramel glaze and generously sprinkles chopped pecans on top for a no-holds-barred dessert! "Turtles are one of my favorite chocolate candies, I mean… who doesn’t love caramel and pecans all...

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DIY Donut Bar

We've seen many a cookie, pie, and cupcake bar but rare is it to stumble across a top your own donut bar and it's pure sweet genius. Kelsey Rae Designs  and Plum & Oak Photo came up with the idea of grabbing simple glazed donuts and laying out all the accoutrements for guests to gussy up. Sprinkles, coconut, oreos –...

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25 Party Foods You Have to Try Right Now

The perfect party food should have great presentation, be easy to eat and, of course, taste delicious! We've found that if it's bite-size or served on a stick, it'll likely be a crowd-pleaser, and bonus points go to anything covered in rainbow sprinkles. Get inspired by 25 of our favorite ideas for party foods, including some unexpected twists on comfort food favorites! If you're looking for more party perfect treats, check out these...

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Butternut Squash, Sausage and Sage Lasagna

Now that you got to know me a little better on our Behind the Blog  feature, I figured it was time to let you in on one of my favorite recipes. As I mentioned, I love to serve pasta when I have a crowd coming over and this butternut squash recipe is a total go-to. It's gorgeous, it's comfort food, it cooks while you are getting ready and it will leave your guests feeling like...

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Sparkler Cakelettes

If there were ever a celebratory cake, this would be it. With slight alterations, it could be the perfect treat for any ol' holiday, but especially the 4th of July. These little red white and blue babies have secret pop rocks hidden inside, which is all sorts of awesome. We topped it off with a star shaped sparkler which adds to the fizzy, sparkly all around fun factor, making it the perfect way to enjoy the holiday! Photography:...

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Bite-Sized Party Food

So cocktail parties are pretty much my favourite thing, if for no other reason than I am secretly obsessed with tiny treats. Not only does it mean you get to nibble at your own pace, you also get to try a whole smorgasbord of delicious without feeling ridiculously stuffed as a result. So without further ado, I've rounded up some of my all-time favourites: And we're always on the hunt for new recipes to try, so I'm dying to know: what's YOUR favourite bite size...

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