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The traditional way to make deviled eggs more upscale is to use caviar, but cheaper ingredients work just as well. Start with a good deviled egg recipe, and pipe in the filling with a pastry bag for a fancier effect. Then sprinkle with an elegant topping, and for a Christmas effect, use a combination of red and green ones. Some topping choices include:
Here are some ideas for cheap holiday party favorites.
Fried Ravioli with Pesto and Marinara Sauce
Elegant parties don't need to be expensive. Use your creativity to make over everyday favorites into delightful party food, or try out some simple recipes that use budget-friendly ingredients. Party-goers will appreciate the thought regardless of the price tag.
Creative Party Food Planning on the Cheap
Mock Baked Brie with Apricot Jelly
For a quick and elegant alternative to this popular French treat, purchase a few rolls of prepackaged crescent rolls. Separate each triangle, and add a generous dollop of soft cheese. Goat cheese, processed cheese spreads, or even solid cream cheese will do -- or use an inexpensive supermarket brie. Add a small spoonful of apricot jelly, and then neatly fold the triangle into an appetizer-sized bite. For added pizazz, score the sides with a fork. Bake the triangles according to the crescent roll package directions. Serve the triangles with a tasty dipping sauce, like apple chutney.
Caramelized Onion and Cheese Bruschetta
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Holiday Party Food Recipes
Shaved prosciuttoRoasted red peppersPestoChopped pistachiosGreen olive tapenade or green onionsFresh herbsChopped green onions
Of course, not all caviar is outrageously expensive, so consider using a small dollop of less expensive red caviar on the deviled eggs.
Elegant holiday parties for Christmas and Hanukkah are a blast, and everyone loves festive plates of appetizers. However, shrimp, caviar [link widoczny dla zalogowanych], and other expensive finger food treats are not in everybody's budget. Fortunately, with a little creativity, simple and inexpensive treats can be jazzed up to become elegant and delicious holiday party appetizers. By skipping the prepackaged stuff and making these simple treats from scratch, holiday party hosts can save a bundle.
Caramelized onions taste gourmet [link widoczny dla zalogowanych], but they're very easy to make, and, of course, very cheap. Simply cook onions for about half an hour with a little brown sugar and vinegar until they are soft and almost spreadable, and then season them lightly with salt and pepper. To make bruschetta, slice small pieces of a baguette on an angle, brush with olive oil, and if desired [link widoczny dla zalogowanych], add some fresh or roasted garlic. Bake the bread in a 400 degree oven for 8 to 10 minutes until they are toasted. Then top the toasted bread with onions and sprinkle with Gorgonzola or shaved Parmesan cheese. For a Christmas touch, sprinkle on some fresh basil and finely diced red pepper.
This recipe can be simple or complicated, as the host can purchase prepackaged ravioli and sauces or make them by hand. To fry ravioli, simply cook them completely and then pan fry them in vegetable oil until they are crispy -- a process that just takes a few minutes. Then decorate the ravioli with green pesto and red marinara sauce for a Christmas effect.
Jazzed Up Deviled Eggs
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