Southern Comfort Dinner Party

Southern Comfort Dinner Party

In America, we’re pretty familiar with the saying, southern hospitality. But the truth is that you don’t need to live in the southern region of the U.S. to display this warm and welcoming feeling toward guests. Throw a Southern Comfort Party and be just as hospitable no matter where you live. Just don’t forget that southern hospitality goes hand in hand with Southern comfort food.

In the South, even when visitors arrive without food to share at a gathering, they are still included in the event and have access to all the delectable dishes. It’s difficult to classify Southern food, mainly because it’s really a combination of many different food varieties. Creole, Cajun, home-cooking, soul food and Mexican all fit in somewhere.

Sophia
RSVP Editor


Appetizers
This is where the hospitality begins. Make it count!

Southern Catalina Salad
Carolina Cole Slaw
Southern Fried Corn Supreme
Crawfish Pie
Southern Cornbread Stuffing

Main Courses
It’s hard to describe these Southern dishes without mentioning the word comfort!

Southern Cube Steaks
Southern-Style Honey "Barbecue" Chicken
Southern Grit and Shrimp Towers
Reuben Melts, Southern Style
Southern Tomato Pie

Side Dishes
Take one bite of these veggies, biscuits and beans and you won’t be able to quit!

Southern Scalloped Pineapple
Biscuits and Gravy
Southern-Style Baked Beans
Southern Dirty Rice
Southern Potato Salad

Desserts
Southern treats equal one big feast!

Southern Fried Fruit Pies

Southern Chocolate Pecan Pie
Southern Prune Cake
Southern Apple Crisp Cookies
Southern Pecan Roll

Beverages
Smooth drinks will give your guests the feel of true southern hospitality.

Southern Comfort Punch
Southern Sweet Iced Tea
Planter’s Punch
Sazerac
Fairy Belle Cocktail

Presentation Pointers:

  1. If you have a television in the main room, show your favorite southern movie. Classics include, “Gone with the Wind,” “Driving Miss Daisy” and “Fried Green Tomatoes.”
  2. Purchase a few decks of playing cards and set up tables for different games. Gin and rummy are guaranteed fun!
  3. If weather permits, invite your guests into the backyard. Set up coolers filled with bottled water and other soft drinks to show your true southern hospitality.


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