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What to Bring to Dinner with Her Parents

Strike the perfect balance between showing up empty-handed and trying too hard.

"I'M JOINING MY GIRLFREIND'S FAMILY FOR A HOLIDAY MEAL. SHOULD I BRING SOMETHING?" --TYLER W., ANN ARBOR, MI

The short answer is yes. The bigger question is what to give the people you may one day call your in-laws. Luckily, you can't go wrong with one of these parent-pleasing presents:

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1. Bottle of Wine

Opt for something moderately priced and easy to drink, yet labeled to impress. Try Hahn Pinot Noir, Bogle Zinfandel, or a Bordeaux red blend.

2. Pumpkin Pie

If you can whisk and pour, you can make this dessert. Try my Maple-Spiced Pumpkin Pie recipe.

3. Seasonal Bouquet

If you're serious about this girl and seriously want to charm her mom, flowers are a good pick. Keep the arrangement to less than $25. 

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