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Make your own breakfast taco bar for a crowd

Hosting brunch? Prep all your favorite toppings ahead of time and let guests serve themselves with our Make Your Own Breakfast Taco Bar!


Chili dogs for a crowd

Rumor has it there’s this big football game happening next weekend. Apparently lots and lots of people will be watching and Bruno Mars is performing at half-time so it must be a really big deal. I have to admit, I’m not a very big football fan (can you tell?) but I happen to be married... Keep Reading...


Dressing for a crowd

Dressing for a Crowd is a tried-and-true church-super recipe shared by Sue Norem of Ellsworth, Iowa.


Pecan pie for a crowd

Honey gives these pies a different yet delicious flavor. I sometimes add chocolate for a special twist.—Louise Covington, Bennettsville, South Carolina


Stew for a crowd

Need a no-fuss feast to feed a crowd? With lots of meat and vegetables, this big-batch stew is sure to satisfy. —Mike Marratzo, Florence, Alabama


Caramel butter-pecan bars for a crowd

These melt-in-your-mouth bars from Mary Jean Hlavac in McFarland, Wisconsin are simply to die for. They go together in 10 minutes, and even though the chocolate layer takes time to harden (think make-ahead convenience), these treats are definitely worth the wait.


Pumpkin pecan loaves for a crowd

This recipe is too good not to share! Three loaves easily feed a crowd, or you can use them as gifts. Either way, these spice-swirled loaves get gobbled up fast.—Robin Guthrie, Victorville, California


Salsa for a crowd

When planning your next fiesta, look no further than this hearty, pretty salsa. Succulently seasoned with coriander, cumin, garlic and cilantro, your crowd will definitely say, "Ole!" —Betsy Sams, Jamesville, New York


Taco salad for a crowd


Three-potato salad for a crowd

"This picnic-perfect salad is among the most popular in our deli," Pamela Hershey notes from her family's farm market in Parkesburg, Pennsylvania. "Sweet potato and dill make a great combination."


Potatoes for a crowd

Here's a creamy comforting potato casserole to make when you need a side dish sure to please a large group. It's so simple to assemble, and everyone likes the flavor. -Merrill Powers Spearville, Kansas


Cranberry-walnut white fudge for a crowd

After discovering this nutty white fudge in a church cookbook, I modified the recipe a bit to make it my own. The bright red cranberries look festive for the Christmas season.


Cooking for a crowd – dinner menus and recipes for 100 people

Cooking for a crowd? Feeling a little, or a lot, overwhelmed? No need! I've shared four nights worth of recipes and tips that I've used to cook for 100 people. And they worked!


Ultimate dark chocolate mousse for a crowd

Dark chocolate, tinged with liqueur. The perfect body and texture - not too light, not too dense. Deeply flavored, and not too sweet. Who needs a significant other when you have this? (It's got booze and raw eggs, though, so preggos beware!)


Hot cocoa for a crowd

This is a simple, delicious and comforting hot cocoa with a hint of cinnamon. It has just the right amount of sweetness.—Deborah Canaday, Manhattan, Kansas


Pistachio-cranberry biscotti for a crowd

Field editor Dawn Fagerstrom of Warren Minnesota says friends were delighted to receive her fruit and nut biscotti mix. “Layer the dry ingredients in a clear jar, add a bow and attach the instructions for preparation and baking,” she notes.


Colorado lamb chili for a crowd

This hearty and spicy stew is wonderful with fresh rolls and your favorite green salad.


How to cut a cake into more slices for a crowd

How to get more slices of cake from an 8" layer cake.


Beef stew for a crowd

Beef stew always seems to be popular at a large gathering. Everyone likes this hearty combination of beef, potatoes, carrots, celery and onion in a savory tomato-to-beef broth.—Jackie Holland, Gillette, Wyoming


Chicken-flavored rice mix for a crowd

From Courtland, Minnesota, Florence Arbes gets a head start on a flavorful rice side dish with this mixture. With just five ingredients, it's simple to prepare and can be stored in an airtight container for up to 6 months.


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