Have you ever attended a seasonal soiree where the food falls flat and the drink options lack necessary luster? To all future party hosts, guests, and planners, do not fear. From keg to cake, we’ve wrangled the best in seasonal party recipes.
At the best fall bashes, cheap liquor and beer is little league at best. Time to make a major upgrade with Drinking Made Easy’s Pumpkin Keg or Caramel Apple Pie Pudding Shots from E is for Eat. If pudding shots and pumpkin kegs aren’t your thing, we suggest you serve a warm mug of Spiked & Spiced Hot Apple Cider from A Couple Cooks or a refreshing glass of Fake Ginger’s Honeycrisp Apple Sangria.
When you plan to serve liquid libations, it is best to have a selection of light bites on hand. If pumpkins or jack-o-lanterns are part of your party decor, why not feature the seeds on your snack table? A Subtle Revelry’s toasted Pumpkin Seeds Three Ways star in guest-pleasing flavors such as rainbow sprinkles, olive oil and sea salt, and cinnamon sugar. For the health-conscious, try replacing greasy potato chips and french fries with Carrot Fries from Dine & Dash and Crispy Cinnamon Apple Chips from Bijouxs.
If classic chips ‘n’ dip are going to be a party feature, why not make your own? My Baking Addiction will teach you how to make a flavorful French Onion Dip that will outdo any jarred variety. Chances are, the french onion dip will be finished in a flash, so plan ahead and make The Brass Paperclip Project’s 7-Layer Taco Dip. We promise that seven layers of cheese, guacamole, and other taco-inspired ingredients will be enough to satisfy the hungriest of party-goers. If you forget to purchase the chips, serve up some Fried Guacamole from Joy the Baker. Continue reading