Food Is Love – Delicious Recipes For Casual Entertaining

Food Is Love – Delicious Recipes For Casual Entertaining

Food is a love language for many people. Whether it’s a fancy meal for a date night or cookies for the neighbors’ kids, food is an easy way to show you care.

 During the winter months when the weather is less than appealing, it’s always fun to host an informal gathering with friends! Throw together a few appetizers and have friends provide the drinks or make it potluck-style and have everyone bring a dish of their own.

Seriously Delicious Appetizers

From “Touchdown!” to “trick or treat” Cabot has got you covered. Whether it’s just a few friends around the fire pit or a tailgating party, we have the perfect appetizers for any occasion.

Cheesy Tomato Bruschetta 

You can’t go wrong with crusty bread and melty cheese, especially when it’s topped with juicy, ripe tomatoes.

Philly Cheese Steak Bites

This elevated appetizer is easy to make with the help of store-bought puff pastry.

cheesesteak bites

Air Fryer Stuffed Poppers

These poppers are filled with our Cabot cream cheese, bacon and our Extra Sharp 1 year cheddar for a memorable bite.

Jalapeno Poppers

Cheddar Stuffed Pretzel Bites with Cheddar Beer Sauce

A game day classic with double the delicious Cheddar.

Pretzel bites

And with people coming and going throughout the evening, you don’t want to worry about having to keep things warm. Choose recipes that can be prepped ahead of time and served at room temperature:

Maple Cheddar Kettle Corn with Apples and Walnuts

A deliciously unexpected combination of flavors that will keep your guests coming back for more.

Summer Cheeseboard

Great for entertaining or even as a light dinner on a hot summer night.

Queso Fundido

Chorizo, spices and gooey melted cheese, this dip is packed with deliciousness.

Queso Fundido

Seriously Sharp Cheddar Antipasto Skewers

Swap in your favorite flavored Cheddar for customizable charcuterie on a stick.

Antipasto skewers

 Harissa and Mint Greek Yogurt Dip

Our tangy Cabot Greek Yogurt meets spicy harissa in this rich and flavorful dip.

Harissa dip

Asian Chicken & Cheddar Lettuce Wraps

These fresh, low carb wraps are not only addictive, but easy to make as well.

Lettuce wraps

Pizza Bagels

Easy to assemble and kid-friendly, just add your favorite toppings.

Pizza Bagels

Easy Lunch Ideas for Guests:

 Tzatziki Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Our Cabot Greek Yogurt adds a fresh and healthy twist to this classic sandwich.

Tzatziki chicken sandwich

Sheet Pan Frittata

Breakfast or lunch for a crowd? Look no further than this savory and satisfying frittata.


Air Fryer Spicy Pepperoni and Capicola Stromboli

All the flavor of a classic Stromboli made simple with store-bought pizza dough.

Big Dish Pimento Grilled Cheese (serves 20!!)

A crowd pleasing, tasty sandwich that is quick and easy to make.

Southwestern Pasta Bake

This hearty meal is easy to double and is sure to become a go-to family favorite.

Pasta Bake

Simple Cheesy Italian Meatballs

Ground spicy Italian chicken sausage gives these meatballs a healthy and flavorful kick.

Cheesy Meatballs

Beef Baked Tacos

These melty, baked tacos make Taco Tuesday simple and delicious


Street Corn Salad

Inspired by the Mexican dish Elote, this salad packs big, cravable flavor.

Big Dish Tomato Basil Mac & Cheese (Serves 30!!)

This dish is ideal for entertaining and doesn’t require you to stand over the stove for hours.

Tomato mac

Snack Board with Yogurt Dips

An easily customizable appetizer for kids and adults alike.

Snack Board

 Frozen Bean & Cheese Burritos

This quick and easy recipe is perfect for meal prepping.

Frozen Burritos

Dinner Party Menu Ideas for Guests:

Mini Parmesan Chicken Calzones

Nothing beats handheld comfort food when it’s made at home with love.

Mini calzones

Grilled Cheesesteak Flatbread

 Your favorite, melty cheesesteak flavors made easy.

Grilled Cheesesteak Flatbread - Cabot

Cauliflower and Hamburger Casserole

Delicious, hearty comfort food, ideal for feeding a crowd.

Cauliflower Casserole

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