5 Easy Winter Entertaining Tips

5 Easy Winter Entertaining Tips

This winter, don't stress out about having to entertain. By following these five simple tips, you can minimize your time cooking and setting up and maximize your time enjoying the party!

Use your Crockpot!

It’s simple, easy and can produce a very tasty dinner or side dish for the party. You can use whichever veggies you have in the fridge and that work well with chicken or beef.

Serve Finger Foods

Finger foods can be anything
, and are more commonly known as Hors d'Ouerves. They are simple, fun and easy to prepare with kids and other guests. Try sautéed winter vegetables on toasted bruschetta, it’s delicious yet surprisingly simple.

Use the Extra Sets of Hands for Baking Cookies

Try bringing your kids or nieces and nephews into the kitchen to help bake your favorite easy cookie recipes. It is super easy and will save you loads of time. Even if you don’t have a bunch of kids around, have your guests help, it is a fun and interactive way to create some of our favorite winter-time treats that the whole family would love.

Utilize Seasonal Produce

There are many different recipes that are versatile and use the freshest seasonal ingredients. You can host a Sunday brunch with seasonal pumpkin pancakes, blintzes and waffles garnished with the freshest blueberries and raspberries along with wholesome breakfast casseroles.

Be Creative!

It’s a great idea to decorate your home with the festive colors and use creative touches in your main courses and deserts such as using holiday baking molds and making food look like a familiar shape or character. It’s a fun way to bring seasonal charm and to wow your guests. Getting creative in the kitchen is easy!

What are your winter entertaining tips?

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