The Hostess Next Door
The Hostess Next Door, Vanessa Cantave, is LittleThings' source for everything entertaining. From easy-as-pie recipes to creative cupcake hacks, Vanessa has a solution for all of your party needs. Make sure your next soiree is truly something to remember with Vanessa's genius advice!
S01:E21 - Summer BBQ Recipes
Chef Vanessa Cantave shares her favorite recipes for a summer BBQ, including grilled steak skewers, a fingerling potato salad, and a refreshing sangria.
S01:E22 - Summer Cocktails
Chef Vanessa Cantave gets ready for the summer with some of her favorite warm weather treats, including some must-try cocktails. Then, Patrice J. Williams stops by to share her best party style tips.
S01:E23 - Fourth of July Recipes
Chef Vanessa Cantave and holiday expert Felicia Ramos-Peters prepare a scrumptious July 4th feast and show us how to make our very own DIY decor.
S01:E24 - Raw Cooking With Supermodel Chef Carol Alt
Supermodel and chef Carol Alt joins Vanessa Cantave in the kitchen and demonstrates some new recipes from her raw cookbook.
S01:E25 - Seaside Summer Dinner Party
Alice Rossiter, Founder of Alice's Table, joins Chef Vanessa Cantave to teach viewers how to host a fun seaside dinner party for the summer. That includes learning how to make a festive summer flower bouquet.
S01:E26 - Wild Salmon Seared With Succulent Apricot Salsa
Chef Vanessa Cantave and special guest and author of "The Lazy Girl's Guide to Life," Jennifer Byrne, share a flavorful salmon recipe, along with a tasty sweet corn soup.
S01:E27 - Revamped Summer Happy Hour
Chef Vanessa Cantave shakes up happy hour with her favorite summer drinks. Scott Conant from Fusco New York teaches Vanessa how to make his delicious Meyer Lemon dessert.
S01:E28 - How to Make Crab-Cake Sliders
Chef Vanessa Cantave shows us how to make one of her favorite summer recipes: delicious crab-cake sliders!
S01:E29 - How to Make a Stuffed Crust Pizza
Anthony Mongiello, inventor of the stuffed crust pizza, shows Chef Vanessa Cantave how to make his popular creation.
S01:E30 - How to Make Easy Strawberry Shortcake
Cleo Anthony, star of Spike Lee's new Netflix series "She's Gotta Have It," makes strawberry shortcake with Chef Vanessa Cantave.
S01:E31 - 7-Layer Mexican Dip
Chef Vanessa Cantave and special guest Chef Julie Hartigan share a flavorful 7-Layer Mexican Dip recipe, along with a scrumptious Tuna Tartare and Ceviche that's perfect for the summer
S01:E33 - Mixed Berry Biscuits
Food storing and freezing tips! Plus, we keep summer going with this yummy mixed berry shortcake with cream recipe.
S01:E34 - Apple Picking Favorites
Chef Vanessa Cantave shares her favorite apple-based recipes, including Pan Roasted Pork Chops with Brown-Butter Apples and Sage. Then, chef and author Serena Wolf teaches us how to eat clean while still indulging.
S01:E35 - Hosting the Perfect Brunch
Chef Vanessa Cantave shares a few of her favorite brunch recipes, including berry turnovers, a flavorful frittata, and adorable crostini.
S01:E36 - Make-Ahead Breakfast Recipes
Chef Vanessa Cantave shares how to make her favorite make-ahead breakfast recipes, including a delicious toaster pastry, overnight oatmeal, and pumpkin spiced coffee.
S01:E37 - How to Make a Strawberry Coffee Cake
Chef Vanessa Cantave reveals how she makes a delicious strawberry coffee cake in just a few easy steps. Then, she makes moist orange-currant scones and a classic chocolate chip banana bread.
S01:E38 - How to Make Brunch Sandwiches
This bacon-packed grilled cheese sandwich is loaded with cheddar cheese and Smucker's Fruit & Honey™ Strawberry Jalapeño Fruit Spread! Plus, yummy fried chicken biscuits and a classic Monte Cristo. The Hostess Next Door starts now!
S01:E41 - Halloween Tricks and Treats
Happy Halloween! We’re making spooky snacks for the kids — like freaky, worm-filled dirt and other #Halloween-themed cookies. Plus, the perfect BOOzy cocktail that parents will die for!
S01:E42 - Quick and Easy Family Breakfast Recipes
Quick and easy family breakfast recipes with help from Eggland's Best eggs! We're whipping up a yummy caramelized onion frittata, slow cooker spiced oatmeal, and a sweet potato hash.
S01:E43 - Our Favorite Thanksgiving Desserts
Turkey basics and yummy desserts! Create a delicious toasted sweet corn pudding with help from Eggland's Best eggs. Plus, honey-poached pears, pumpkin pie, and more Thanksgiving faves on The Hostess Next Door!
S01:E44 - The Perfect Thanksgiving Feast
It’s a holiday feast! Create scrumptious Thanksgiving food with help from Eggland's Best eggs. We’re making a yummy brioche stuffing with sweet sausage, roasting the perfect turkey, and whipping up the best gravy ever!
S01:E45 - How to Make Perfect Wintertime Salads
Crisp baby spinach with warm bacon dressing and perfect Eggland's Best eggs! Plus, an acorn and delicata squash salad and a kale and brussels sprout salad — perfect for wintertime.
S01:E46 - Holiday Party Appetizers With Actress Malin Akerman
Easy appetizers for holiday parties! Join "Billions" star Malin Akerman and chef Vanessa Cantave as they make yummy smoked trout, artichoke and Parmesan, and plum cherry crostini. Plus, a warm, spiced pear cider to wash it down. The Hostess Next Door shows you how!
S01:E47 - Holiday Party Snacks and Drinks
Holiday-themed bites and beverages that are perfect for an ugly sweater party! Yummy pomegranate royale and spiked eggnog, plus mini lobster salad toast and an easy DIY ugly sweater photo booth.