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Room temperature hors d'œuvre ideas

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Room temperature hors d'œuvre ideas

Blackbird | Jan 14, 2011 12:38 PM

Calling all caterers!
We're hosting my daughter's first birthday next Sunday and need some ideas for finger foods to be served at room temperature. The party is in the afternoon, and I'll have the ability to heat things up in the morning, but the venue doesn't have a heat source and only a mini fridge. I may order a platter of maki from a local restaurant, but other than cheese, crackers and dip, I'm a bit at a loss for what to serve. Are puff pastry type foods ok served at room temperature? Also, we could bring a crock pot for something like meatballs(?) or whatever, but I'm a little short on ideas. Ideally foods that can be eaten in one bite with one hand would be best so things like soup or chili are out. There will be a lot of babies and not much seating. There will be about 45 adults at the party.

I'm swamped with last minute planning and would greatly appreciate any ideas and advice!

Thanks!!

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