You’re hosting a Halloween party this year – have you figured out what people are going to drink? In 2021 that’s trickier than it used to be. Lots of people are doing Sober October. Others are devoted craft beer drinkers. And the traditionalists just want a good laugh and a good glass of red or white wine (or champagne). Fear not, dear host. We’ve curated a list of 13 deliciously spooky booze and mocktail drink options that are party perfect for Halloween 2021. Red and white wine, craft beer, champagne, cocktails and mocktails – these are the best drinks to serve for every kind of Halloween party, including one for families with kids. All of these are pre-packaged, so no mixologist needed (although you will need a corkscrew). All you have to do is put most of these on ice and guests can help themselves. Because who has time to make Halloween punch when there’s a costume party to pull together? And trick-or-treating to do?
The holiday entertaining season has arrived! Are you hosting Thanksgiving this year? If so, our correspondent Jillian Tangen has curated a list of the best kitchen tools and gadgets to buy that are essential for home cooks to make it just a little bit easier when preparing, serving and hosting Thanksgiving 2021 dinner at your place.
If you’re hosting the big feast, you may be seeking inspiration and fresh ideas on how to set a beautiful Thanksgiving table this year. Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has rounded up a collection of the best chic and charming luxury tabletop items and ideas for home table décor for those playing host for Thanksgiving 2021.
Planning to have your Thanksgiving meal prepared by someone other than you? Excellent idea! Lots of people don’t want to cook. Or don’t have sufficient room/chairs/plates/patience to host at home. And if you’re spending the holiday in a city with world-class restaurants, like New York, there’s no need to stress. You can have the fun of gathering with family and friends without the prep, cooking and clean up. Dear reader, if you’re looking for a Michelin starred fine dining restaurant that’s open to order takeout or to dine in for Thanksgiving 2021, we’ve got ideas in NYC, DC, San Francisco and more. But you have to act now. Here are our top picks for the best restaurants for a luxurious gourmet Thanksgiving dinner this year.
How about serving gourmet treats, foods and sweets at Halloween 2021 parties? After having to stay inside last year, don’t we all deserve a scrumptious menu this year? If you’re ready to kick your Halloween game up a notch, our correspondent Jillian Tangen has compiled a list of 13 of the best luxury gourmet Halloween 2021 treats, foods and sweets to serve at parties at home that you can easily buy online for mail order delivery. Perfect ways to indulge your guests and make you the trick-or-treat hero this year.