2 Ways To *Encourage* Your Guests To Leave Without Being, Well, Rude

Mister Manners himself, Thomas P. Farley, explains 2 polite strategies for asking lingering guests to head home.

Mister Manners Answers: How To Ask Guests To Leave + What To Do If You Have Guests But No Guest Room

Mister Manners himself, Thomas P. Farley, explains 2 polite strategies for asking lingering guests to head home.

Chunky Olive Dressing Is Just The Thing To Dress Up Any Salad

This simple, super-tasty dressing is easy to make in a blender, and the perfect finish for good green-leaf lettuce such as gem.

Rach Turns Porchetta Into A Hearty Pasta Sauce (You're Welcome)

Traditional porchetta takes 3-4 days to make. Get your fix way faster with this shortcut riff.

Rach Turns Porchetta Into A Hearty Pasta Sauce (You're Welcome.)

Traditional porchetta takes 3-4 days to make. Get your fix way faster with this shortcut riff.

One of NYC's Top Event Planners Gives Us His Tips For Throwing a Party On *Any* Budget

Spoiler alert: "Wedding-Ish" podcaster Jove Meyer says carnations (which are pretty affordable!) are making a comeback.

DIY Painted Pineapples May Be Our New Favorite Party Centerpiece

"Paint them two days before guests arrive," premier NYC event planner Jove Meyers suggests. "[And] after the party, you can still serve the pineapple."

How To Make Colossal Shrimp Cocktail By Rachael

Serve this with a New Year’s buffet of Roast Strip Loin. What a menu!

How To Make Roast Beef with Shallot Jus, Horseradish Sauce, Watercress and French Bread By Rachael

This is the biggest bang for your holiday feast buck – very little work and high-impact presentation.

Rach's Asian-Style Cucumber Salad Is Tasty, Healthy & Refreshing

A quick dressing of rice wine vinegar, soy sauce and sesame oil gives thinly sliced cucumbers loads of flavor in this light Japanese-inspired side dish.

How to Make Asian-Style Cucumber Salad by Rachael

A quick dressing of rice wine vinegar, soy sauce and sesame oil gives thinly sliced cucumbers loads of flavor in this light Japanese-inspired side dish.

Rach's Rich + Hearty No-Meat “Bolognese”

Meaty walnuts, fresh herbs and 2 kinds of mushrooms give this vegetarian “bolognese” its satisfying flavor and texture.

How to Make Mushroom-Eggplant “Bolognese” By Rachael

Meaty walnuts, fresh herbs and 2 kinds of mushrooms give this vegetarian “bolognese” its satisfying flavor and texture.