Grapefruit Campari Granita + Yogurt Semifreddo
Light and refreshing, icy and creamy, this granita-semifreddo combo is a textural delight. And the flavor combo is killer. It’ll wake up your taste buds and end your meal on a high note.
Roasted Grape and Ricotta Crostini
These Roasted Grape and Ricotta Crostini are the perfect party bite. They hit the perfect balance between savory and sweet, creamy and crunchy…and those roasted grapes. You’ll be thinking about them long after those bites are gone.
Zucchini Carpaccio Salad
Ribbons of shaved raw zucchini, salty kalamata olives, creamy feta, and crunchy almonds make this a show-stopping salad.
Roasted Beet Hummus
Roasted beet and garlic lend an unexpected rich sweetness to your ordinary hummus. And that color. Hello, gorgeous! This is a party-perfect dip – so easy and utterly impressive.
Crushed Fig and Prosciutto Crostini
This crostini topped with jammy mashed up figs, salty prosciutto, and a drizzle of balsamic glaze is a take on one of my favorite bites at Locanda. Simple, sublime, and perfect 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.
Mushroom 500 Flatbread
This is the perfect bite of crispy flatbread, earthy, robust mushroom, and salty parmigiano
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.
Roasted Eggplant Spread
Just chop up some eggplant, red peppers, onion, and garlic, roast them off, and puree in a food processor (or strong blender) with some tomato paste. Roasting takes some time (about 45 min.) but it is worth it with the intensified, caramelized flavors you get from the veggies.