Whether it's an after-five mixer or a friendly mix-and-mingle, we'll help you plan your cocktail party from olive to martini, with yummy noshes and a mixologist's guide to cocktail recipes.
Egg Salad for the Epicure
Egg salad can be so much more than a pedestrian sandwich spread—it’s a remarkably adaptable mixture able to embrace a whole range of easy additions.
Beer-Boiled Shrimp Cocktail
Beer for the shrimp and chili-flavored cocktail sauce amp up this version of the classic appetizer.
Bistro Beef Tenderloin with Mushroom Sauce
If you’re going to splurge on filet mignon, treat it well. This recipe does.
Sea Scallops with Sugar Snap Peas and Chervil
Snap peas are barely cooked for a crisp texture and sweetest flavor.
Arugula, Feta and Cilantro Triangles
Spicy arugula adds a little punch to these spanakopita-style appetizers.
Ham, Gruyere and Dijon Palmiers
There’s no eating just one of these savory puff pastry snacks. They make great New Year’s Eve cocktail party nibbles.
David’s Skinny Chocolate Chip Cookies
These cookies are loaded with chocolate chips and lower in calories.
Gulf Ceviche with Tequila and Lime
Ceviche is sublime party food and a light, fresh-tasting seafood appetizer.