How to Throw a Surprise Party

We’ve all got one friend who has subtly (or not-so-subtly!) hinted at his or her desire to have a surprise party thrown for him or her for years. Maybe you’ve considered it but haven’t felt like tackling the herculean challenge of hosting a party for someone with such high expectations. Well, the time has come […]

Beach “Staycation” Weekend

Can’t get away this winter?  Have no fear—the Tasty Resource Center is here!  And we have a plan to help you plan the best Beach “Staycation” Weekend this January. What is a “staycation,” you ask?  A staycation occurs when you vacation by staying at or near home. Beat the cold, the traffic and the added […]

8 Steps to Lemonade Stand Success

With high temperatures and intense summer humidity spread all across the US these days, everyone’s looking for a way to cool down and beat the heat. There’s nothing more American than a good old fashioned lemonade stand, and we’ve got the tricks of the trade to make yours one that the whole neighborhood will enjoy. […]

Grocery Shopping Guide

Grocery shopping isn’t a new concept—it’s actually one that’s been around for longer than any of us can remember.  But that doesn’t mean that it’s an unchanging one.  There are tons of purchasing innovations in the “grocery shopping” world, today, and we’ve got the guide to navigating the best deals, how to buy local, and […]

How To Pack A Picnic Basket

It’s officially summertime, and that means day trips, long drives to get to vacation spots, and picnics with family and friends.  No one likes to get to the vacation or weekend destination and realize you’ve forgotten to pack something crucial for your summertime picnic fun. Have no fear—Tasty Catering’s Resource Center is here with the […]

Pumpkin Time!

October is finally here!  It’s a month of leave crunchin’, sweater wearin’ and cider sippin’…and of course…pumpkin carving! We’ve found some of the best sites to download free and easy pumpkin carving templates, visit pumpkin patches in Illinois, near Chicago and ways to keep the pumpkin lovin’ alive with fun and creative pumpkin ideas and […]

College Care Package!

Hallelujah! The high school graduation parties are over and the college books have been bought.  You’ve waited 18 years for this: your child has finally moved out of the house and has gone on to bigger and better things. There’s only one problem: you kind of, sort of miss them A LOT!  So why not […]

Poker Night With a Twist

Poker is poker, whether you play with poker chips, potato chips, microchips or all of the above. So in order to put a twist on the game, turn your poker night into a blast from the past with a 1950s and 60s Rat Pack theme. After all, more times than not, the Rat Pack members […]

Take The Plunge… with Polar Bears?

Wikipedia will tell you that a Polar Bear Plunge is an event held during the winter where participants enter a body of water despite the low temperature. In reality, it’s a bunch of crazy people who think jumping in a freezing lake or ocean is a really, really good idea. Polar Bear Plunges have popped up […]

When the Sun Goes Down

Let there be lights! It seems that everywhere you look this time of year you get an eye full of festive holiday decorations on display. From that one really special house on the block to entire neighborhoods aglow, it’s not hard to find bright lights to really get you in the holiday mood. If you’re […]