How To Host a Successful Potluck

If your Super Bowl party's a potluck and you're the host, Regina Hechlin's Nobody Ate My Dish over on CHOW.com is chock-full of tips on how to host a successful potluck, like this one: "Most people don’t like to be told, “Oh, bring whatever.” It makes them feel anxious. They like some guidance. So feel comfortable telling your guests what category of food to bring (appetizer, entrée, and so forth). Some people like to divide their friends into alphabetical groups and assign a category to each."