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Mount Airy Plantation gets a (televised) facelift. more

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The modern version of the classic supper club hasn't lost any of the elegance of its golden era, but today, it is as much about forging deeper connections between friends as it is about the food. more

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Thanksgiving-inspired tablescapes that invite your guests to linger. more

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At the artful cocktail party, food is a silent host, enhancing all the elements so carefully crafted and paired that, in balance, make a party flow. more

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Every year, when the air gets crisp and lap blankets come down from attics, mini-reunions take place near stadiums and playing fields, where food and fun are the menu of the day. more

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Poker party fare fit for guys who appreciate good grub as much as a winning hand. more

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Rehearsal dinners get their chance to shine. more

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Left it late? Here's how to throw a frighteningly good last-minute Halloween party. more

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Planning an event? Don't make these mistakes. more

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Miss Turner

Once synonymous with illicit gambling, the dice game is now friendly fun, perfect for a girls’ night in! more

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Cookouts and summer go hand-in-hand, so we've gathered some of our favorite grill-ready recipes to help you savor the season. more

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In August, there’s no reason to heat up the kitchen. TINA GOMES BRAND shares tips for elegant midsummer entertaining, away from the stove. more

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