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!

Aired April 17, 2017

Game Night Recipes

It's all fun and games on this episode of Hostess! Vanessa makes a Bacon Deviled Egg and other recipes to spice up game night.

Aired April 10, 2017

Easter Dinner Party

Chef Vanessa Cantave prepares the perfect Easter dinner with seared lamb chops, strawberry shortcake, and more.

Aired March 27, 2017

Hosting The Perfect Bridal Shower

Host a bridal shower the bride will never forget with DIY flower crowns, Peach-Infused Rosé Punch, and more from Chef Vanessa Cantave.

Aired March 20, 2017

Spring Soups and Salads

Spring has sprung, and Chef Vanessa Cantave is celebrating by sharing her favorite recipes for the season!

Aired March 13, 2017

Spicy Garlic and Lemon Shrimp

Chef Vanessa Cantave shows us how to make a Spicy Garlic and Lemon Shrimp and other recipes that can be prepared in just minutes.

Aired March 6, 2017

A Kids Party That's Fun For Adults

Host a party that's a hit with both children and adults alike with tasty recipes from Chef Vanessa Cantave, like the perfect gooey grilled cheese sandwich.

Aired February 27, 2017

Brunch Special

Chef Vanessa Cantave shares her favorite brunch ideas, including her famous buttermilk pancakes and DIY mimosa bar.

Aired February 13, 2017

Ultimate Valentine's Day Dinner

In this special Valentine's Day video, Chef Vanessa Cantave shows us how to make three delicious recipes that are sure to wow that special someone.

Aired February 6, 2017

Rotisserie Chicken

Learn how to make the most of a rotisserie chicken with three versatile recipes from Chef Vanessa Cantave.

Aired January 30, 2017

Sloppy Joe Sliders

Chef Vanessa Cantave shows how to make sure your next football party's a hit with crowd-pleasing slider and guacamole recipes.

Aired January 23, 2017

Cavatelli Pasta with Bacon and Peas

Have a last-minute dinner party coming up? Chef Vanessa Cantave shows how to impress with a scrumptious and deceptively simple pasta recipe.

Aired December 29, 2016

Champagne Cocktails

Chef Vanessa Cantave teaches us how to ring in the new year in style with her best champagne recipes and other entertaining tips.

Aired December 23, 2016

Panettone Bread Pudding

In this quick and easy step-by-step video, Chef Vanessa Cantave makes a delectable bread pudding recipe.

Aired December 22, 2016

3 Simple Holiday Dips

Get ready for the holidays with Chef Vanessa Cantave as she shows us her favorite party dip recipes.