Take-out Tuesday, Spectacular New Year’s Eve Noshes!

  In case you want to make a few last minute New Year’s Eve treats I’ve gathered up party worthy recipes from the archives That you can make in a flash, easier and much better than take-out!         Red Carpet Cocktail This isn’t a drink, it’s an appetizer in a cocktail glass! … Continue reading

Holidays, Kid Friendly Holiday Buffet

  I hope you are having a wonderful December! The highlight of our holiday celebration is the annual Christmas Eve lunch at our house Eleven of our group of 24 are children 12 and under so it’s all about kid friendly food and Santa Claus fun           The children sit at … Continue reading

Party Panache, last minute Thanksgiving Appetizers & Host Gifts

Whether you are hosting a holiday gathering or thinking about what you might bring to your host/hostess, here are a few last minute easy ideas for the upcoming holidays   Snow Pea Tree   We like to eat around 5-6 for Thanksgiving, so throughout the day I think it’s fun to have a few nibbles … Continue reading

Party Panache, 3 Easy Party Appetizers

October has been a busy month and I’ve had to take some short cuts and come up with  appetizers that are party worthy, yet easy to put together Photos are very limited, but I wanted to share these easy and “people popular” tasty bites with the busy holiday season upon us     Saturday is … Continue reading

Party Panache, Are You Ready for some Football!!!

Time to gear up your game with decor and dining delights!  You’ve got to keep your strength up, football is a strenuous game! These are easy to assemble crowd-pleasers, guaranteed to get you out of the kitchen fast! #1 Top Dogs on a Roll  or for you Alabama fans, Red & White Tidy Bites–  Dinner … Continue reading

  • Follow The Painted Apron on WordPress.com