How-to Host: March Madness

The madness of March is almost upon us which means endless basketball games and the perfect excuse to host. We’ve gathered our favorite simple tips and recipes for entertaining at home to make sure you can watch the action, check your bracket and score a slam dunk in the hosting goal.

The Fire Extinguisher

.5oz Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire

1 pint of hard cider

Pepper Garnish

Basketball Minis

For an easy snack use cookie wafers. Simply draw the outline of basketballs on each cookie with a food pen and serve.

Hydration Station

Stay hydrated during the big game with these simple, water infused mason jars.
To create, simply fill a mason jar with water (or lemonade) and fill with fruit and herbs.

Buzzer Beater 

3/4 oz Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire

3/4 oz Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey

Overtime Oranges

Use clementines and a food pen to trace the lines to create the look of a basketball.


Garnish the Goal

Use small cups in muffin tins as an easy serving tray and add a special touch with fresh garnishes like blueberries, raspberries or oranges depending on your team colors.


Slam Dunkers

Finger foods make for an easy slam dunk. Add chocolate dip to mini serving cups and set out lady fingers and strawberries which make for perfect dunking.



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