There's something about a game board that draws us in. As we begin whispering strategies and passing cards, we’re beckoned to slow down, to create space. With that slight pause, our homes can fill with buoyant laughter as new memories are ushered with each dice roll.
Adding in a dose of friendly competition and a few shareable snacks can set the scene for a memorable game night. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite snack recipes from Jo to top the table at your next get together.
Let the games begin!
three cheese varieties with mayonnaise, pimientos, and green onion folded in
a creamy base mixed with spinach, artichokes, and cheese—accompanied by homemade garlic toast
savory baked pretzels with a smooth, creamy three-cheese dip
mashed beans combined with pine nuts, roasted garlic, seasoning, and a squeeze of fresh lemon
sour cream and cream cheese infused with sweet onions, garlic, and shallots for deep flavor
fresh tomato stirred together with chopped veggies and fresh cilantro
mashed avocado with minced veggies and lime
And if you’re in the market for games to add to your collection, check out the vintage editions of a few nostalgic classics—like Monopoly, Boggle, and Clue.