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Make-Ahead Hors d'oeuvres? (devils on horseback, pigs in blankets)


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Make-Ahead Hors d'oeuvres? (devils on horseback, pigs in blankets)

hungry_united | Dec 17, 2008 08:32 AM

I'm trying to plan a menu (cocktails and finger foods) for a baby shower I'm helping throw for my sister in mid-January. The only catch is it's at her friend's house 40 minutes away so I would like to try cooking as much as possible ahead of time at my house.
Does anyone have any experience cooking any of the following foods ahead of time and freezing them and reheating on-site? Or should I just keep them in the fridge? I'd rather not cook bacon at my sister's friend's house in case it stinks up the place!
-devils on horseback (bacon-wrapped dates)
-pigs in blanket (cocktail franks in puff pastry)

Other things I'm pretty sure will be fine if I made in advance and assemble on-site:
-gougeres (all reports i've found say you can bake, freeze, and reheat)
-deviled eggs
-grilled shrimp
-hummus and pita chips

Any advice would be greatly appreciated! Thanks so much!

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