7 Tips for Easy Holiday Entertaining
Plus: Great healthy cocktails and appetizer recipes.
Potato Salad in Radicchio Cups
Mini Greek Pizza Muffins
Caramelized Onion & Shrimp Bruschetta
Smoked Salmon Bites
Healthy New Year's Eve Recipes and Menus
2. Shop quickly. Grocery stores are madhouses at the holidays. There’s no sense in traveling to several to find vindaloo paste, organic blue-foot mushrooms and snails from a muddy pond east of Poughkeepsie. Plan on menu items that take standard, easy-to-find, but still healthy ingredients. Our party food always sneaks in several convenience products: cooked cocktail shrimp, the meat from a rotisserie chicken, prepared pizza dough. Who can clean, make everything from scratch and set the table in one afternoon? Well, who besides some celebrity with a battalion of sous-chefs and production assistants?