Cocktail Eats

Champagne-Mushroom Crostini with Chèvre

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This appetizer will lend an air of sophistication to your cocktail party, even though it is super easy to make. Anything with this many foreign words in it has to be good, right?

I was inspired to create this recipe because I had a little bit of leftover champagne that was about to go flat. But you could easily use a dry white wine instead if you didn’t have any bubbly on hand.

For mushrooms, … Read more

St. Patrick’s Day Party Food: Corned Beef Cabbage Rolls

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St. Patrick’s Day may be about drinking, but you still have to eat! Here’s a fun way to turn the classic corned beef and cabbage meal into a finger-food appetizer for your Irish festivities this year.

Erin go Bragh!

Ingredients

6 Savoy cabbage leaves
½ cup stone-ground mustard
2 slices dark rye bread
½ lb corned beef

Instructions

Trim off the white core at the bottom. Steam cabbage leaves for no more than 2 minutes. … Read more

Shrimp Cocktail Recipe

Shrimp cocktail is a classic cocktail party appetizer … and for good reason. It’s finger food that tastes fancy without a ton of work. Also, it goes great with cocktails and beer!

You can serve it in individual sauce-and-shrimp glasses or lay the shrimp out on a large platter and provide a bowl of cocktail sauce. It all depends on the type of party. You want these to remain cold—so it may be advisable to … Read more

Easy Deviled Eggs – Cocktail Eats

Deviled eggs are a tasty cocktail party finger food that you cannot go wrong serving!

They look fancy, but take less than 15 minutes to make.  Here’s my favorite, super-simple recipe:

Ingredients

12 eggs
½ cup safflower mayonnaise
2 tsp Dijon mustard
2 tbs chopped fresh parsley
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
Paprika (garnish)

Instructions

Put eggs in a sauce pan, cover with water and add a splash of vinegar. Bring eggs to … Read more

Buffalo Wings

Whether it’s game time or just party time, buffalo wings are a crowd pleaser. They are also pretty simple to make. Here’s a basic recipe that will make ‘em come back for seconds … and maybe thirds!

Ingredients

    24 chicken wings
    ½ cup butter
    1 tbsp Tabasco sauce
    1 cup cayenne pepper sauce or Louisiana hot sauce
    Canola oil

Instructions

Cut the tips off the wings (throw them out or keep them to make a … Read more

Cocktail Party Food – The Basics

With December just a week or so away, I thought a little cocktail party food refresher was in order. I always have an issue with this, but when trying to decide how much food to get for your cocktail party – always err on the side of too much! You can always put it in the fridge or send extras home with friends. I always seem to have takers. When planning party food, this is … Read more

Jack Daniel’s Serves Up Ready-to-Eat Meat

Jack Daniel’s is now serving up some meat to go with that shot of whiskey.

Ready-made meals like baby back ribs, barbecue pulled pork and pork loin featuring Jack Daniel’s No. 7 Tennessee Whiskey are making their way to a grocery store near you.

The company has been making marinades, sauces and mustards for a while, so prepared food was the next move.

Sounds good. Ribs, anyone?

Via Louisville Business Journal

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How to Make Liquor Popsicles

Summer is still here. And depending on where you live, so is the sun! That means it’s the perfect time for popsicles. Of course, we believe everything is better with booze.

 

Spirited Popsicles have to be low in alcohol because alcohol doesn’t freeze very well. To get them to work, you need to combine the alcohol with juices and syrups, and even then they take longer than your average pop to freeze. But they

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Oatmeal Stout And Heath Bar Ice Cream

What an amazing idea! “A Good Appetite” came up with this tasty-sounding recipe for Oatmeal Stout and Heath Bar Ice Cream.

I’ll have to try to make this one myself.

The ice cream base has a slight bitter flavor but also a bit of a toffee flavor from the stout. The sweetness of the Heath bar is a good foil to that bitterness while the toffee in it helps bring out more of that toffee

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Beer Can Chicken

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Since the weather is heating up, it’s time to do some cooking outdoors! Beer Can Chicken is an easy way to cook a whole chicken on the grill while keeping it moist and flavorful.

Before getting started, make sure that your grill can accommodate the chicken — since the chicken will have to cook while it is upright and the lid will have to be closed. You can always use a smaller/larger bird, depending on … Read more

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