New Year’s Eve Party
If you’re ringing in the New Year by hosting friends, here are some of our most popular recipes and wine pairings to kick off the evening. Any other time of year, consider this an “Appy Hour” party!
Gougères with Salmon Cream via Eat Seattle with Evergreen Riesling or Lola Chardonnay
Smoked Duck with Cherry Chutney on Crostini with Nana Bordeaux Style Red Blend
Flaky Herb and Cheese Filled Phyllo Triangles with Sauvage
Great Gatsby Party
To add some glam to a New Year’s Eve party, or any other night for that matter, take a look at our Great Gatsby inspired décor from our Prohibition party. Include a “secret password” in the invite that allows guests to gain entry at the door, play some jazz, and you are golden.
Game Day Antipasti
For a low maintenance game day spread, try Helen’s tips for setting out nibbles and bites for a celebration made easy.
Ravioli Making Party
Making ravioli may sound like quite the undertaking but it’s easy if you divide and conquer, and check out our tips for making ravioli.
Plan a get together around a classic cheese fondue and file this under the easiest party you will ever throw.
Winter Dinner Party
If your inner cook wants more of a challenge, try this recipe for Braised Beef Short Ribs from Cook+Cork, the new cookbook from the Chef and Wine Director of Purple Café and Wine Bar Seattle.
Cook the Book
If you have a vast library of cookbooks and have wondered what all those recipes taste like, enlist your friends to bring a dish and find out. It comes together pretty easily when you start a cookbook club.
Game of Thrones Viewing Party
If you’re a fan of Game of Thrones, here is a clever idea for hosting a viewing and wine tasting party.