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Asian Fusion BBQ Party: Sips

04.30.10 by  

Asian Fusion BBQ Party: Sips

You’ve got massive amounts of salad, pounds of grilled meat, side dishes galore and those annoying neighbors you barely know. Make the menu and their personality a little more palatable with a stiff summer drink. Part 5 of 5.

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Asian Fusion BBQ Party: Dessert

04.29.10 by  

Asian Fusion BBQ Party: Dessert

Panna Cotta doesn’t have to be that gelatinous blob served at wanna-be gourmet restaurants that you pretend to love because it’s European and luxurious. This version is very Italy-meets-Asia thanks to an infusion of tropical fruit flavors. Break one out to sex up a barbecue menu or to show up your great aunt at her next high tea. Part 4 of 5.

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Asian Fusion BBQ Party: Side Dish

04.28.10 by  

Asian Fusion BBQ Party: Side Dish

How do you make mushrooms sexy? That’s not trick a question. It’s easy when you splash them with some flavorful ingredients and singe them with flames. Our recipe uses portobellos which can be thrown on the grill, broiled in the oven or speared and held over your fancy fire pit. No rules, only fungus at its most delicious. Part 3 of 5.

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Asian Fusion BBQ Party: Main

04.27.10 by  

Asian Fusion BBQ Party: Main

Meat. Good. Grilled meat. Better. A double dose of beef and pork smothered in spices and charred over an open fire. Someone pass us the tongs, dim the lights and give us some private time. These recipes work when you want to toy with your guests’ primal instincts. Part 2 of 5.

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Sleek Party Shots: The Great Social Equalizer

03.30.10 by  

Sleek Party Shots: The Great Social Equalizer

The goal: Loosen up your next shin dig. The fix: Take the shooter concept and give it a glam, grown-up spin. These recipes have that instant “hey, I’m having fun” effect without the Girls Gone Wild Spring Break results. Guaranteed merriment, sans arrest.

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Sunday Living Room-Picnic Dinners

03.27.10 by  

Sunday Living Room-Picnic Dinners

For the ultimate in lazy fat-bastard weekend meals (hey, we’re not judging, we’re with you), grab a tray and your favorite condiments and spreads. This meal is designed for grazing all day with friends, no recipes, no fancy ingredients, no menu. Casual, cool and ready in minutes.

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DIY Pimm’s Cart

03.26.10 by  

DIY Pimm’s Cart

Bloody Mary carts…been there, done that. Let guests showcase their mixology mojo with a traveling cart of innovative mixers, cool garnishes and avant garde recipes. All you need now is a case of Pimm’s and a Sunday afternoon (don’t forget the friends).

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Your New Signature Four-Person Spread

03.24.10 by  

Your New Signature Four-Person Spread

Everyone craves your twisted take on ratatouille and chic spin on tuna casserole, but why not let Darwin work his magic? Next time you host, test-drive some new recipes with off-roaded ingredients and flavors. Nothing screams evolution like an updated dinner party menu.

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Couples That Shower Together Part I: Cocktails

03.20.10 by  

Couples That Shower Together Part I: Cocktails

Bridals showers are typically a snooze-fest. Go all 2.0 on your celebration by a hosting his-and-hers couples party, complete with a customized drink menu to toast their “we’re almost hitched” status. Bonus, no games or three-hour gift-opening marathons.

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Couples That Shower Together Part II: Tapas

03.20.10 by  

Couples That Shower Together Part II: Tapas

If you like bridal showers you’re either a bride or insane. A more modern take? The his-and-hers couples party, featuring a customized bites menu to toast their “we’re almost hitched” status. Here, a mix of sweet and savory recipes to satisfy both their personalities.

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