These simple little burgers are great for kids and adults and are sure to be a hit with a big crowd. Try to find slider buns -- they are the perfect size. These could easily be grilled outdoors for tailgating - 2 to 3 minutes on a hot grill should do the trick.
This super-simple cider is perfect for a last-minute gathering. Studding the apple with whole cloves enhances the cider's flavor. And, if you leave out the rum, this is perfect for the kids' holiday party!