New Year’s Party with Mad Men Style
Send the old year off in style with a party that would Don Draper proud—complete with Mad Men-era cocktails and swinging from the proverbial ceiling.
Navigating a smoke-filled room bustling with sharp suits, strong cocktails and questionable intentions is all in a day’s work for the characters on Mad Men. And what more could you ask for in a New Year's Eve party? Here are a few authentically retro party tips from The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook to help you ring the new year in with all the chic, suave and swank of a Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce party:
Mary has never looked this good. A homemade tomato juice mix with dashes of Worcestershire and Tabasco sauce brings the bar classic to life.
These small toasts topped with spices and shrimp may have been developed in the 1960s, but their appetizer appeal continues to carry on to this day.
These little cheesy puff pastries disappear fast, so keep the recipe readily accessible.
This creamy dip can be easily altered more spicy or sour depending on your taste.