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Plan the perfect party for your graduate.


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Pasta salad is the perfect party food - and Greek Bowtie Pasta is great because it doesn't contain any mayonnaise.

Greek Bowtie Pasta - Recipe

It's almost party time! Whether you're getting ready for graduations, family reunions or summer parties, let us help. Our summer entertaining guide will surely inspire you.

Graduation and Summer Entertaining Guide

Zesty Ranch Dip is a lighter homemade version of the classic dip. Of course, it’s wonderful for dipping, but try it on sandwiches too.

Don’t make sandwiches for the party when Hy-Vee can do it. Choose from double smoked ham and Swiss, smoked turkey breast and cheddar or top round roast beef and Co-Jack.

Everything Chicken Nachos for a graduation party? Why not? Make smaller platters and scatter them around the room.

Homemade Ice Cream Bonbons are a fun dessert you can customize. Tint the ice cream to match your school colors.

Don't let baking for a graduation party stress you out. Dark Chocolate Cupcakes freeze beautifully, so before you know it, you'll have enough baked for everyone.

Dark Chocolate Cupcakes - Recipe

Love Hy-Vee's cookies? Order a tray (or 2!) for your graduation party.

Calico Beans are an easy side dish everyone loves. Use your favorite type of bacon to add just the right smoky flavor.

Calico Beans - Recipe

When you have a party, you must have a meat and cheese tray, right? Order a Di Lusso Tray featuring the finest sliced meats and cheeses. Perfect for cocktail sandwiches or with assorted crackers.

Slow-Cooker Sloppy Joes feed a crowd and are a snap to prepare. Use your favorite ground beef or ground turkey - or a combination of the two.

Everybody loves Beefy Queso Dip, right? Keep all the ingredients on hand so the serving bowl always stays full.

Beefy Queso Dip - Recipe

Leave the peeling, seeding and chopping to your Hy-Vee catering department. Order a fruit tray for your graduation party.

Shop Catering - Fruit & Veggie Platters - Fruit Tray

Make a double batch of Dill Dip for your grad's party and serve it in hollowed out bell peppers. Great with both fresh vegetables and potato chips.

Have you picked up a graduation gift yet? Hy-Vee gift cards are the perfect gift and there's nothing to wrap!

Top your Ultimate Vanilla Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting. It's so rich and creamy - and easily tintable.

Vanilla Buttercream Frosting - Recipe

Make a few trays of Ultimate Vanilla Cupcakes and tint the batter in your grad's school colors. Wouldn't it be fun to fill them with our Fluffy Cream Filling in a contrasting color?

Let your slow cooker do all of the work while you take all of the credit. Your party guests will love Barbecue Pork Sandwiches! Serve out of your slow cooker to make it easier on yourself.

Barbecue Pork Sandwiches - Recipe

Let your Hy-Vee's catering department help you out with snacks for your grad's big bash. Order a few vegetable pizzas for your hungry crew.

Shop Catering - Fruit & Veggie Platters - Vegetable Pizza

Make a double - or triple - batch of Classic Potato Salad for your graduation party. It's easy to make and delicious to eat!

Every party need some punch and Raspberry Orange Punch is a great one. Mix and match flavors of sherbet, fizzy water and juice.

Raspberry Orange Punch - Recipe

Why not tint the whipped topping and vanilla pudding in these Banana Cream Spooners to match your graduate's school colors? Swap out the bananas for other colorful fruits or berries to match the theme.

Banana Cream Spooner - Recipe

Every party needs a vegetable tray. Choose from 4 sizes to complete your graduation party buffet.

Shop Catering - Fruit & Veggie Platters - Vegetable Tray

It's a good thing the recipe for Salty Snack Mix makes a lot because you're going to need it. Your party guests will be coming back for more. It's that good.

Salty Snack Mix - Recipe

Leave the chopping to the Hy-Vee Catering Department. Order the Signature Fantastic Fruit Platter for your graduation party. Fresh fruits and berries are paired with delicious fruit dip.