Spring has finally decided to make an appearance, and it's making us want to throw impromptu parties and break out our favorite wine to share. While inviting people over is the easy part, deciding what to cook for company can be tricky. In anticipation of a festive season, we're asking:
What do like to cook for a crowd?
Are you a grilling ninja? Do you go all out with a show-stopping main, or do you stick to chips and dip? Tell us in the comments!
Kenzi: Until I turn my super-tiny fire escape into an illegal grilling patio, it's all about grain salads. Or deviled eggs, but I usually eat all of them while I'm making them, so I suppose that's not very hospitable.
Will: I like to make Asian-inspired spreads, like DIY lettuce wraps with lots of spring veggies, mushrooms, rice noodles and plenty of dipping sauces!
Bryce: I'm all about the summer spaghetti -- fresh tomatoes + garlic sauce over linguini. Plus peach pies.
Beatrice: Baby back BBQ ribs rubbed with a sweet paprika and espresso dry rub, cooked low and slow.
Lindsay-Jean: I'm with Marian. And Karl's pulled pork smells so good I reconsider vegetarianism every time he makes it.
Lauren: Is there ever a maybe with bacon?
Stephanie: I totally agree on the frittata. It's so easy to do when other people are in your kitchen (I'm an anti-help-in-the-kitchen cook), and it's fun to use whatever vegetables are available.
Jason: Beer battered fish tacos!
What do you like to cook for a crowd? Tell us in the comments! And if you've got spring entertaining on the mind, be sure to sign up for our Spring Fling giveaway with Anthropologie.