Cocktail Party


70s Cocktail Party Hors d'Ouvres HELP PLEASE

by Sprocka 14 years ago

My husband and I are going nuts trying to recall the name of the product and/or the manufacturer for the pastry puffs that use to be a staple at 70s cocktail parties (at least the ones my family th...

Unique dumpling filling ideas

by AgnesGooch 9 months ago

I'm going to a Cocktails and Dumplings party next week and we were told to come with a unique dumpling filling and dipping sauce - something not typically Chinese. Two ideas I have - chicken larb ...

Tom Collins party

by akdad 12 months ago

This spring/early summer I am planning a cocktail/dinner party around a Tom Collins bar. I’ll have a lazy susan with kaffir lime leaves,strawberry, mangos, different citrus, cucumbers, herbs,etc wi...

Super Bowl... What are you making for the big game?

by LaLa 1 year ago

What is on your menu for the Super Bowl? Are you going to a party? Celebrating at home with your family? Making special team specific snacks? Share all your food plans here.

Jan 30 5-10pm, Absinthe 20th anniversary, SF

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

"Officially celebrating our 20th Anniversary tomorrow, 1/30! Join us for a reception-style event featuring an all-star lineup of past & present bar managers, each of whom helped establish Absinthe‘...

Need a Make-Ahead Bourbon Cocktail - Pitcher Recipe

by rp17 1 year ago

I'm having a party next weekend and want to make a pitcher of cocktails that my guests can easily pour for themselves. Originally I was going to make a red sangria, but then decided I'd like a bou...

? on simple sirup yield

by RickatChow 1 year ago

Is it normal to get more volume of simple sirup than the initial water contribution? I just made a rich simple sirup for the first time (3 cups sugar dry weight to 1.5 cups water liquid weight.)I g...

40th Birthday Cocktails

by amnyc 1 year ago

My husband will be turning 40 in February. I would like to host a cocktail party for him. We live in a very small apartment, so catering it at home is not an option. I'm looking for a restaur...


by anndillman 1 year ago

Would like to purchase some for New Year’s Eve. Any suggestions for a good website and what type to order?

Hanukkah Cocktail w/Apricot Brandy

by arielleeve 1 year ago

Having a Hanukkah party this weekend and looking to use up some leftover apricot brandy I recently purchased. It'll be all small hors d'oeuvres and standard potato latkes. I don't want to do anythi...

Holiday Cocktail party food

by Yankeegirl28 1 year ago

I am planning a holiday cocktail party where it looks like about 25-30 people have RSVP'd. It's to begin around 7pm. I am planning on serving quite a bit of food. My concern is that I worry that ...

Seasonal Drinks Party Suggestions?

by frenchcountrykitchen 1 year ago

Hi all. My husband and I are having our first Thanksgiving ‘drinks and nibbles’ party, and we are hoping for recommendations for special seasonal drinks to offer our friends. We'll be having ~12 ad...

What to serve with mulled cider

by akdad 1 year ago

Making mulled cider in the slow cooker spiked with brandy for a group of friends, and was trying to think of something to eat. Not a huge fan of scrambling for lots of h'orderves but not wanting to...

Pickle board the new cheese board?

by NomadicFoodie 1 year ago

I recently saw this article and thought the idea was kinda neat. Not sure I would actually omit the cheese, but I like the idea of adding more variety to your usual cheese/charcuterie plate... And...

Please Evaluate my Halloween Cocktail Party Menu

by bblonde 6 years ago

Green apple martini punch Bloody Mary Ghoulish Fingers (salami wrapped around mozzeralla) Deviled eyeballs (deviled eggs) tortilla rollup bones (cream cheese, cheddar, green chiles and tortilla...

Ham at a Cocktail Party?

by mskilgore 1 year ago

Hi Chowhounders! For the past five years I've thrown a holiday cocktail party and the main proteins have been beef tenderloin and shrimp. However, a couple people commented that it was tough to ...

Large scale cocktail -- ice/dilution issues

by sweethooch 1 year ago

Some friends are getting married, guests are gathering for the weekend and I volunteered to provide a cocktail for Friday night (wedding is on Saturday). The cocktail is a variation on a Gold Rush...

Need a unique marmalade recipe, please

by Multifoiled 2 years ago

I'm putting together a cured meat and cheese board for a cocktail hour before Christmas dinner and I want to serve a unique type of marmalade with it. I found this recipe for radicchio marmalade wh...

Recommendations for a cocktail shaker?

by yohaymor 2 years ago

I know there are lots of types for beginners - cobbler shaker . And from everything I've been looking for until now - the shaker I got the most testimonials from is the SHIKSHOOK brand . Which is...

Need Easy Vegan Snack for Casual Cocktail Party

by eatinginsf 4 years ago

I'm attending a very casual get-together for cocktails and need to bring a vegan snack. I'll be coming from work so it will need to be something easy that I can prepare quickly or the night before ...