Holiday Cocktail Party with Island Flavor!
This holiday season consider having your friends over for a nice
"happy hour" cocktail party. A cocktail party offers the opportunity
to entertain for a fixed period of time (usually 6 pm to 8 pm) which
means it can be done after work if you can take the afternoon off
to prepare. This type of party lets you do something a little elegant
yet fun without the stress of a sit down dinner.
Make the event especially easy by purchasing disposable decorative
holiday platters, plates, napkins, etc. Spend your time on the menu
and creating a relaxed inviting atmosphere with lots of candles
and playing a mix of classic and comtemporary holiday standards.
The menu below offers a nice range of flavors and textures sure
to please your guests. Many of the recipes allow for advance preparation
and can be adjusted according to the number of guests. Just check
the quantities since doubling, halving or quadrupling is okay with
For bar recommendations, beverage suggestions and hints, click
here for a Holiday