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Housewarming

Chowhound Gift Guide 2018: Housewarming Gifts That Go Beyond a Boring Candle

Putting some thought into a housewarming gift is essential. If you go with something generic (hello, Yankee Candle!), you’ll just be adding to the clutter your friend is already sifting through in those...
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House Warming Party

Jessica_Strickland1988
by Jessica_Strickland1988 4 years ago

We recently bought a house, and are looking to have a house warming party so that our families can come over and check out the new place. Only problem NEVER hosted one and don't know what would be...

housewarming gift?rude

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by shiggity14 5 years ago

Got a friend of mine some groceries for the week. I mean who doesn't like food? Im just curious if this would come off as offensive or rude?

Recommendations for housewarming party

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by Jeserf 7 years ago

Fellow Chow-ers! We are planning our housewarming party and I'm trying to come up with a solid list of food items. I would expect maybe 30 people. So far, my list is: Homemade tzatziki ...

Planning a housewarming party - any great caterers or ideas?

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by FrenchPeach 7 years ago

Hello - we just purchased a new home and plan on having a housewarming party. The guest list should be somewhere between 30 and 40 people and I would like to have the event catered so I can spend ...

Suggestions for a housewarming cookware gift in the the $150 range?

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by arvi 8 years ago

Some good friends bought a house and I want to give them a housewarming gift for their kitchen. They love to cook and appreciate good quality goods, but I don't know what they have so I don't want ...

homemade housewarming gift idea?

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by elnora 8 years ago

any suggestions? i usually make spiced nuts in a pretty jar... but im considering branching out, there is so much beautiful fruit and produce around - plums, peaches, etc. there's a recipe...

Best housewarming gift - food ideas?

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by ann3cakes 8 years ago

One of my best friends is returning to the States with her husband for the first time since their wedding a year ago, and they are moving into a new apartment. I'd like to get them a small housewar...

House warming Invite

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by lamaranthe 8 years ago

We just moved in nex doort to a charming older Italian couple. The first thing they did was to offer us rosemary and laurel from their garden. The wife is a sputendous cook, so it's out of the ques...

Wine Pairing help for a Pasta Tasting Housewarming/Meet-the-baby party

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by cdagostino 9 years ago

So we just moved into a new house and had a baby. Thought combining the two parties would be fun but after sending out invitations promising a pasta tasting with paired wines I realized I am way o...

Favorite (relatively simple) Party or Housewarming Dish

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by burgeoningfoodie 9 years ago

Hello Hounds, I lean more towards the baking side of things then the straight up cooking side when it comes to wowing from the kitchen. I'm hosting a house warming party and while I have plenty o...

Kosher foodie housewarming gift

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by mamaleh 9 years ago

Any suggestions for a $40-50 gift? Couple has been renting forever, so they already have a well stocked kitchen with the basics, but they have recently purchased their first house. Also, is the s...

Housewarming gift for Foodies. EV or Union Square area

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by CMG920 10 years ago

Looking for a housewarming gift for a foodie couple. Was thinking of going to Broadway Panhandler but I think I really want to give them some spices. Any suggestions where to go in the East Villa...

Housewarming Party ideas?

boogiebaby
by boogiebaby 10 years ago

We are having a small informal housewarming party in a couple weeks, with 15-20 adults and 6-8 young kids (6yrs and under). I'm looking for easy food ideas that I can prep or prepare ahead of time....

CHEAP housewarming party nibbles...

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by relizabeth 10 years ago

My husband and I have moved into a new flat. We are having a combined housewarming and belated 30th bday party for me. We are pretty poor but we want to serve impressive and delicious nibbles. We'v...

How do I respond to people who didn't attend my party?

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by coastalconfessions 10 years ago

Here is my dilemma... one that I have never been in before. I sent invitations for an open house; kind of a housewarming party, but no gifts. The party had to be postponed due to funeral services...

Cocktail Party/Housewarming Menu for 30

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by Rocknrope 12 years ago

Hi all, We had a housewarming party this past weekend for 30 people, and although I wanted to feed everybody adequately, I didn't want to be stuck in the kitchen or behind the grill the entire n...

Need a cheese platter for housewarming party in CC

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by rvaccha 10 years ago

Hi friends, I hope everyone is doing well. I am looking for a Cheese platter to take to a house warming party with about ~20 guests this weekend. The party is in Center City, and I live in Ce...

housewarming food ideas. mid wilshire area

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by samtron608 11 years ago

hello all! im throwing a little party for about 10 people at my place. i live near the larchmont, wilshire area. any ideas for some inexpensive food to buy to feed by guests? looking to set up a ...

housewarming menu - am I missing anything?

CMizellT2
by CMizellT2 11 years ago

I'm having a housewarming party for around 50 people next Saturday from 3-7PM. I scheduled it in the middle of the day to avoiding having to feed people around meal time. But, I'm having a last min...

Finger Food for Housewarming?

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by stumpie 11 years ago

Hi all, I'm hosting a housewarming/Halloween dinner party at my house and I need suggestions for takeout/catering. I'd like to serve some finger foods, and maybe 2-3 "dishes." Wondering wher...