10 Easy Dinner Party Dishes to Serve this Fall

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Fall is almost here, and it’s time to bring the outdoor fun inside. We’re sharing a few easy dishes you can serve at your first fall dinner party; whether they call for a slow-cooker, an oven, or the stovetop, these recipes are sure to be a hit.

10 Easy Dinner Party Dishes to Serve this Fall

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Fall is almost here, and it’s time to bring the outdoor fun inside. We’re sharing a few easy dishes you can serve at your first fall dinner party; whether they call for a slow-cooker, an oven, or the stovetop, these recipes are sure to be a hit.

Baked Chicken Topped with Cranberry Sauce

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No need to wait until Thanksgiving to use cranberry sauce as a topping. Try it on this baked chicken recipe. — Haley Williard

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Baked Ziti

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This is a delicious, inexpensive meal to cook when you need to feed a crowd or make meals for the week ahead. It's hearty, simple, and perfect for cold nights.  — Carly Goldsmith

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Beef and Sausage Lasagna

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This easy, cheesy lasagna recipe uses both beef and Italian sausage for a hearty, flavorful baked pasta dish. Add some heat by using hot Italian sausage and adding a pinch of red pepper flakes to the marinara sauce.

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Deviled Eggs

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They are a classic party appetizer. Served chilled or at room temperature, a deviled egg is both delicious and easy to eat (not to mention clean on the fingers). Plus, with the proper equipment, serving these one-bite appetizers to a crowd of 10 can be easy.

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Easiest Slow Cooker Beef Stew

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This is the easiest beef stew ever because you just toss everything straight into the slow cooker. You can definitely sauté the garlic and onions beforehand, but they’ll flavor the stew regardless.

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Roasted Squash Salad

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This arugula salad with honey mustard vinaigrette is phenomenal. It's healthy, filling, and just plain delicious. The dressing highlights the richness of the squash, and gives the dish just enough kick. — Nina Fomufod

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Slow-Cooker Chicken and Dumplings

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While not exactly soup, the hot, steaming broth; large cut of tender chicken; aromatic vegetables; and boiled chive dumplings served in a shallow bowl equal a warming, hearty meal. — Valaer Murray

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Slow-Cooker Chili with Jalapeño Corn Muffins

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With chili, the longer it cooks, the more the flavors marry together. I find this to be true with dishes that have a tomato base with many seasonings. You can throw this dish together after lunch, put it in the slow cooker, and it will be perfect come game time. Leftovers are even better the next day. — Erin Swing

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Slow-Cooker Roast Chicken

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A roasted chicken is an instant Sunday dinner classic. But if you don’t want to spend your weekend slaving over a hot stove, pop this chicken recipe in the slow cooker for that perfect Sunday dinner taste. — Lauren Gordon

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Sweet and Spicy Slow-Cooker Chili

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There’s nothing better on a cold night than a big bowl of chili, except maybe a big bowl of chili that requires virtually no effort to cook!

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