Have a Happy New Year Menu!


Host a fun and festive Tapas Party this New Years! Small bites are simple and can be prepared ahead leaving you…the host or hostess…free to enjoy the party!

I have included links to all of the recipes included in the photos below. This menu provides an assortment of tastes to please each palate. Add some fancy wine and Champagne..and don’t forget the noise makers! This will be your best year yet!

Add some Saratoga Crackers also freshly baked in the Catskill Mountains. Love the colors!

Add some Saratoga Crackers also freshly baked in the Catskill Mountains. Love the colors!



Follow this link for the complete list of antipasto items to add to your tapas table:











Add some chilled Champagne...

Add some chilled Champagne…

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If you have yet to serve caviar…then make this the year! Follow the link below for tips on serving this delicacy:








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You will not believe how simple it is to make your own cocktail sauce!  Follow the recipe below…it only takes four ingredients.

Make it the day ahead for a time saver!







These Steak Crostini are a favorite in our house. Prepare the Onion Jam the day ahead and assemble the toasts an hour or two before the party. They will disappear! The link to the recipe is below:








Top the night off with this fancy dessert! This delicious Strawberry Champagne Trifle should be made the day ahead.

It’s the perfect dessert to serve so that you can enjoy a glass of Champagne too! Here is the link for the recipe:




The Butcher and I wish you , your family and loved ones, a very happy and healthy New Year~


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