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Party Food Ideas

We always have the same foods at our house parties. Hamburgers, hotdogs, BBQ, and the side to match. Macaroni salad, potato salad, deviled eggs etc...
We want to change it up a bit. Anyone have any party food ideas?

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Ibulili

Asked by Ibulili at 4:54 PM on Jan. 30, 2011 in Food & Drink

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  • Taco bar - hard shells, soft shells, meat, cheeses, lettuce, salsa, olives, tomatoes, the whole works. Chili with a variety of toppings etc. Finger foods or "stick-em" foods (all foods you can eat by jabbing a toothpick into - meatballs, smokies, cheese bites, veggies with dips, etc). Party subs with a variety of toppings (think subway).
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:57 PM on Jan. 30, 2011

  • BBQ a pork shoulder and make pulled pork sandwiches, or BBQ chicken, Beer Butt chicken, brats and smoked sausage, cole slaw, broccoli salad, layered salad with pecans, pasta salad, fruit salad, marinated vegetable salad. Salad bar. Make your own sub bar.
    SweetLuci

    Answer by SweetLuci at 6:10 PM on Jan. 30, 2011

  • Chili bar
    Pizza squares
    hummus with fresh veggies and pita chips
    homemade cookies
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 8:05 PM on Jan. 30, 2011

  • We have eight birthday parties a year here. We do big pots of chili, taco salad bar, coney dogs, several pans of lasagna that I make in advance and bake on the birthday, big pot of spaghetti, and have even made homemade clam chowder in the past. I did decide to stop making that for parties, since with the ten of us alone it is expensive, and for a party it is outrageous. Or you could have an appetizer party.
    MyGiftsFromGod

    Answer by MyGiftsFromGod at 12:11 AM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • cold veggie pizza. very simple to make and healthy , I can't get enough of it.
    diamondsarecool

    Answer by diamondsarecool at 12:45 PM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • i like to do a 7layer dip. Make your own''theme'
    augboy11

    Answer by augboy11 at 2:34 PM on Jan. 31, 2011

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