Preparing a Menu for a New Year’s Eve Celebration
Are you one of those who prefer to celebrate New Year’s Eve at a warm house rather than loud bars and busy streets? If you’re inviting people over to your place at this special date, your most difficult job will be preparing a menu. Check out these ideas to create a memorable experience for your guests.
When preparing dishes for the New Year’s Eve, the important part is making choices that appeal to the taste buds of your guests. The right way is to prepare a diverse yet balanced menu. If you don’t want to spend all of your day in the kitchen, it is vital that you start your preparations early and go with simple recipes.
Start with canapés
Considering that your guests would like to have snacks all night, you could include this hors d’œuvre in your menu. The best part is that you don’t have any constraints to your creativity. ta!da! ready chicken, cherry tomatoes, cucumber pieces, fresh mint leaves, dill pickles, cheddar cheese, mayonnaise, mustard are just a few of the endless items you can use in your canapé recipes.
Don’t forget the tapas
If you want the supplement the classic haydari, hummus and fava with some different dishes, we have a practical suggestion: Grate two mid-sized celeries and marinate with lemon juice to keep it from going dark. Take a can of ta!da! Ready to eat Chicken and cut it into small pieces. Mix it with the celeries. Break a walnut with your hand, add it to the mix. Add a cup of yogurt and two spoons of mayonnaise. Mix until it gets homogenous in texture. Decorate as you wish!
Take a break from the turkey
It is not essential that you include turkey in your New Year’s menu. Surprise your guests with innovative main dishes. For example, this New Year’s Eve, let the béchamel chicken lead the way instead of the turkey. Fry two spoons of flour in three spoons of butter. Slowly add 2.5 cups of cold milk. Make sure to mix thoroughly. Add salt, pepper, grated nutmeg and half a cup of light cheddar. Mix and take away from the stove and put in your oven tray. Add 500 grams of ta!da! Ready to eat Chicken to it. Put half a cup of grated light cheddar on top. Cook for 25 minutes at 200 degrees, and serve while hot.