Need a simple appetizer recipe
Hi all! My mother and I are throwing a huge party/dance/reception for my Grandmother's 80th birthday, complete with a live Big Band and "String of Pearls" theme. We need to make 300+ appetizers/finger foods for the guests in lieu of a full meal. I'm not sure we'll have a way to heat them, so cold recipes would be best. Keep in mind the huge number. It has to be something simple or we'll go nuts!! I've thought about making pinwheels with the gourmet tortillas and smoked salmon to "fancy 'em up." Any other great appetizer ideas out there??
I was going to suggest pinwheels but you have that covered...how about deviled eggs? Lots of ways to tweak them into a pretty and tasty finger food. There's also the goat cheese and date appetizer that so many people rave about.
Seafood salad on a cracker. You buy the salad pre-made and just put a bit on a cracker. Top w/parsley if feeling fancy.
Baguette sliced & lightly toasted w/brie, honey & toasted almonds
Cucumber slices w/salmon mousse piped on to look pretty
Do you mean apps for 300+ people, or 300+ pieces for a smaller number of people? And are you looking for passed items or stationary items or both?
I need 300+ pieces for a smaller number of people, and they will be liad out buffet-style.
I had thought of deviled eggs too. Any great ideas for how to make them different from the traditional picnic fare??