Category Archive: Easy Party Ideas

Mar 14

The Quickest Wine App Ever – Chorizo Bites

This is a recipe for any app party because of it’s versatility – Serve it with Champagne, Chardonnay, or even a deep red Zinfandel. Chorizo Bites Ingredients: 1 pound dried Spanish chorizo, pricked several times with a fork. 1 bottle of dry red wine. 4 garlic cloves thin sliced. 6 sprigs of fresh oregano 4 …

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Sep 01

Labor Day Cook out

Close out summer in style this weekend with this easy cook out plan:   GRILLED MARGHERITA PIZZA Make your own dough (recipe follows), or use store bought dough 3/4 cup whole wheat bread flour 3/4 cup white bread flour 1/4 tsp salt 1 tsp rapid rise yeast 1/2 to 2/3 cup lukewarm water 1 tbsp …

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Aug 12

Late Summer Clam Grill

Wow, the summer is flying by… but there is still time for one of my favorite activities – The Clam Grill! Get a bag of clams (I like the small tender babies), fire up the grill and throw ’em on. As soon as they open they’re done. Leaving them to cook in their own juice …

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Jul 13

Italian Tasting Party al Fresco

Here’s a super easy summer party idea – why not get ten friends together and have a simple Italian tasting “al fresco”? The deck, the food, the wine…three things that add up to summer fun! Here’s the food part: 1. Pick upĀ an assortment of Italian cheeses like aged provolone, asiago, ricotta salata, fresh mozzerella and …

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