High Five Fridays: Weekly Meal Plan, Party Food

High Five Fridays: Weekly Meal Plan, Party Food

Get the party started with these party snacks: Prosciutto Parmesan Puffs, Jambalaya Arancini, Crispy Oven Roasted Chickpeas, Walnut Date Cups with Candied Bacon, Black Forest Style Berry Gateaux.

Jambalaya Arancini

Jambalaya Arancini

If New Orleans and Sicily had a food baby, this is what you'd get. These fried rice balls get a jazzy makeover with jambalaya instead of the traditional risotto. Oozy smoked Gouda in the center play well with the spices and rich flavor of the jambalaya.

Chicken-Liver Crostini (Inspired by Patti Mayonnaise)

Chicken-Liver Crostini (Inspired by Patti Mayonnaise)

Don't knock it til you've tried it! Chicken-liver pate is like the poor man's answer to foie gras...

Party Time!  Entertaining Low on Budget, High on Flavor

Party Time! Entertaining Low on Budget, High on Flavor

We successfully fed 25 guests on $250, cooking up an array of tasty hors d’oeuvres. I mean, who doesn’t love appies? They’re usually the best part of the meal anyway. Plus, they’re perfect for large parties. They’re unassuming, filling, and allow people to mill around and chat while noshing on bite-sized bits of delicious.