From a hungry group of kids looking for munchies to a potluck office party to a barbecue for the neighborhood, today's gatherings are often casual occasions that need hearty, delicious, homemade food. Mom's Best Crowd-Pleasers delivers more than 100 recipes specifically tailored to feed eight or more people. Cucumber Sandwiches, Quesadillas, and Sweet and Sour Meatballs are perfect for after-work get-togethers, book club meetings, and informal baby showers. Muffalettas, All-American Hamburgers, Summer Fruit Salad, and Broccoli-Rice Salad are delicious at backyard cookouts, tailgate parties, and pool parties. And Three-Cheese Noodle Bake, Cuban Black Beans, and Baked Barbecued Chicken will attract happy fans whenever you need a hearty hot dish. There's something here for every occasion.