Sunday Night Dinner Party

Staff Writer
Wonderful one-pot meals suitable for a dinner party, but are also both comforting and easy to make - and clean-up.
Pasta Carbonara

Pasta Carbonara

Sunday night is a perfect night to invite over a couple close friends for a relaxing meal before the work week begins, especially when your menu revolves around an easy, one-pot dish.



Easy Caesar Salad Dressing

From The Family Chef

Make your own homemade Caesar salad from scratch! Toss this dressing with chopped romaine hearts, cherry tomatoes, and serve with a side of shaved Parmigiano for an indulgent but easy appetizer.


Simple Carrot Ginger Soup

From Whipped

A very healthy soup that is easy to prepare, and is a filling, warming alternative to a salad.


Spinach Salad with Blackberry Dressing

From Guilty Kitchen

A salad that is easy to make, but full of bright flavors and both creamy and crunchy textures.



Main Dishes:

Classic Spaghetti Carbonara


A simple dish well-loved by many that is super easy to put together with many ingredients that may already be in your pantry.


Braised Chicken Legs with Carrot Juice, Dates, and Spices


This easy, one-pot meal with Moroccan flavors is easy enough for weeknight meals, but impressive enough for those Sunday night dinner parties.


Pulled Pork Tacos


Braising your own pork shoulder is easier than you think. This recipe also allows for lots of creativity—offer a variety of toppings so your guests can have fun assembling their own meal.



Easy Chocolate Pudding

From Smitten Kitchen

Pudding made from scratch is a special treat these days—but this rich dessert is so easy to make for a crowd.


Easy Berry Trifle

From Eastside Foodbites

An easy dessert to make, you can save even more time by using store-bought ingredients. It’s versatile as well; serve with raspberries and strawberries in the spring and summer, choosing figs, bananas, and cranberries in the fall and winter.


Easy No-Bake Cheesecake

From Grace's Sweet Life

This recipe combines two dessert favorites in one easy-to-make dish.