New Year’s Eve Menu

Today’s a busy day in the Craven household!  In a few hours, a ton of people are descending on our home to help welcome in 2011, including some of our favorite friends that we hardly ever get to see!  I’ve got 3 liters of champagne and a massive to-do list to get all the food ready for these people, but so far everything’s going smoothly!  Here’s our appetizers-and-dessert menu for tonight:

Appetizers:

– “Pulled Chicken” – a few boneless, skinless chicken breasts cooked in enough beer to cover them in a crockpot on high for 3 hours, then drained and shredded with barbeque sauce

Falafel

– Rolls – Recipe from Joy of Cooking; will be using them for falafel and pulled chicken

– Hummus (from Costco)

Stuffed Mushrooms

Jalapeno Wontons

– Raw veggies (celery, carrots, and bell peppers) galore!

Dessert

– Cupcakes from the best cupcake store in Spokane!

Peanut Butter Blossoms, Tollhouse chocolate chip cookies, and Pepparkakor

Drinks

– Champagne, duh!

– A friend is bringing wine from his family’s winery, plus we have some, too.

– Homemade beer and apple cider from the keg-erator

– If I can get to a liquor store, hot chocolate with peppermint schnapps because it’s going to be so ridiculously cold here

 

Better get cooking!  Happy New Year!

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About Becca

Wife. Runner. Baker. Pretzel-maker. Hey, that rhymes!
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One Response to New Year’s Eve Menu

  1. Ashley says:

    Enjoy your new years! It sounds like it should be a great party and the food sounds amazing. I’m hungry now. 😉

    Happy New Year!

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