Cinco de Mayo & Taco Tuesday Mango Salsa Recipe

Mango Salsa Recipe Ingredients

Mango Salsa Recipe >> Ingredients

Mango Salsa Recipe

Looking for a fresh, healthy recipe for your Cinco De Mayo festivities or Taco Tuesday dinners? The Fruit Company  Mango Salsa recipe, like their produce, is the BEST!

The combination of vibrant colors and sweet and spicy flavors in this savory homemade Mango Salsa will earn you rave reviews at the table, and is so simple to make. Mango salsa is great as an appetizer or snack, or pair it with your favorite seafood dish for a healthy lunch or dinner option for the entire family.  Continue Reading →

Autumn Pumpkin Martini Recipe

Autumn Pumpkin Martini Recipe

Autumn Pumpkin Martini Recipe

Pumpkin Martini Recipe

With Halloween parties and Thanksgiving celebrations just around the corner we thought we would share this yummy Pumpkin Martini Recipe posted by Beau-coup on Facebook.  Cheers!  This fall favorite recipe is not only easy to make it is the perfect signature cocktail for all those fall parties because it looks as good as it tastes!

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Fun Recipe Ideas for Your Game of Thrones Viewing Party!

Unofficial Game of Thrones Cookbook

Dishes from the Unofficial Game of Thrones Cookbook

Winter is Coming … Very Very SOON!

Game of Thrones Cookbook

With the final season of Game of Thrones sin full swing, so are our weekly GOT viewing parties. However, this year we are prepared with recipes inspired by Unofficial Game of Thrones Cookbook. From Direwolf Ale to Auroch Stew we will certainly eat well and most probably, way too much. Continue Reading →

Dark Chocolate Wine Truffles Recipe – Just in Time for Valentine’s Day!

Dark Chocolate Wine Truffles Recipe

We are always searching for the perfect little bite to satisfy our chocolate craving. And finally, today, just in time for Valentine's Day. we found this great dark chocolate wine truffles recipe on The California Wine Club. We particularly like this recipe because not only is it no bake, easy to make but it pairs perfectly with a a bold Cabernet Sauvignon. Enjoy! Continue Reading →

Mardi Gras Party Food and Drink

Mardi Gras Party Food and Drink

Mark your calendars for Tuesday February 25, 2020

Happy Mardi Gras!!

You can't throw a Mardi Gras bash without food and especially a cocktail or two.  We have all the party drinks and snacks you will need to make your guests feel like they are celebrating Fat Tuesday the real New Orleans way.  To throw an authentic Mardi Gras party you have to include the traditional King's Cake with the plastic baby doll surprise inside, whoever ends up with the baby has to throw next year's party.   How cute would it be to bake individual cupcakes with decorative picks or plastic babies on top as a new spin on King's Cakes!

The food and drinks don't have to stop when the party is over.  Send your guests home with personalized candy bar wrappers, or to go hurricane glasses filled with beads, coins and candies.  How cute would it be to use colorful Mardi Gras Lollipops as a decoration for a dessert bar or as edible name place cards for your guest.  The possibilities for Mardi Gras food and drinks really are endless –  just be festive and have fun!

Mardi Gras Food & Drink Recipes

Mardi Gras Food & Drink Recipes

Since we all know a great Mardi Gras party is centered around the food and cocktails here are some great Mardi Gras Food & Drink Recipes to spice up your celebration including recipes for jambalaya, gumbo, cajun burgers, fried okra, remoulade sauces, bourbon chocolate cake, and candied pecans.  Want a full proof way to prepare the perfect hurricane?  Pick up a package of  Pat O'Brien's Hurricane Cocktail Mix.

Mardi Gras Party Inspiration

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Mint Julep Cups on Sale!

Mint Julep Cups

Mint julep cups can be used as individual vases or clustered together to create a fabulous centerpiece. After the party they make elegant pencil holders. And of course, they can always be used as the perfect accompaniment to sipping the classic mint julep cocktail.

Mint Julep Cups on Sale!

One of our the most frequently asked questions here at Party Idea Pros is “Where can I find a fabulous mint julep cup like the ones recommended in our  A Day at the Races horse racing theme party package?”

We are thrilled to have discovered an entire page devoted to Mint Julep Cups on SALE at One King’s Lane!  Alternatively, Amazon offers a whole slew of mint julep cups for as low as  $10.00. Cheers!

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Super Bowl Chili Recipes Three Ways >> Beef, Turkey & Veggie

Super Bowl Chili Recipes

Photo Courtesy of Fine Cooking

Super Bowl Chili Recipes Three Ways

Beef, Turkey & Veggie Chili

Nobody wants to be stuck in the kitchen during the Big Game. Prepare your Super Bowl chili recipes ahead of time and keep them warm until kickoff. The use of an all-natural slow cooker sauce made entirely of vegetables and seasonings speeds up prep time considerably. Using lean ground beef, turkey or all vegetables ensures a low-fat delicious meal! Choose one or all of these Super Bowl Chili recipes and start cooking today!  Continue Reading →

Best Mint Julep Recipe to Serve at Your Kentucky Derby Party

Classic Mint Julep Recipe to Serve at Your Kentucky Derby Party

Mint Juleps for your Kentucky Derby Party, mint julep recipe

Compare Mint Julep recipes and consider tempting alternatives:
Mint Juleps | Alcohol-Free Mint Julep | Mojito | Mint Tea Punch

A few years back we turned on the Today Show to see the smiling face of Al Roker standing at Churchill Downs learning how to make a classic mint julep from Fred Noe, a sev­enth-​gen­er­a­tion dis­tiller for Jim Beam. We think this might still be the best Mint Julep Recipe out there and we must admit, since then, we have spent many, many hours testing lots of other recipes. 🙂

.Here is the Mint Julep Recipe as seen on the Today Show:

  • 1 part simple syrup
  • 2 parts Bourbon
  • Add crushed ice
  • The most important part is the mint – first spank the mint and then add it to the mint julep cups
  • Top your mint julep off with more crushed ice
  • Enjoy!
  • Hint (not on the video): An extra-nice touch is to trim straws so they just slightly stick out of the cup. Hence, when guests sip from the short straws, their noses will be close to the refreshing mint garnish.

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The Moscow Mule is Back Just in Time for Christmas!

The Moscow Mule is Back Just in Time for Christmas!

Yes, the Moscow Mule is back! And just in time for Christmas revelry. We love the idea of setting up a Christmas drink station  to spread holiday cheer. And letting our guest serve themselves would free up our designated bartenders so they too could enjoy the festivities. The hardest part about making the Moscow Mule is finding beautiful affordable mugs. So we were thrilled to be find these copper mugs. We love them all but are particularly enamored with the hammered copper mugs and think this Moscow Mule Gift Set would make a great stocking stuffer and holiday gift exchange present!

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Party Pretty >> Tea to Purify, Beautify, Fortify & Electrify!

Party Pretty >> Purify, Beautify, Fortify & Electrify!

Tea to Purify, Beautify, Fortify & Electrify!

Party Pretty >> Tea to Purify, Beautify, Fortify & Electrify!

Wouldn't it be great if there were beverages that you could drink that would help purify your system, beautify your skin, spice-up your love life, and protect your immune system? Well now you can be ready to party pretty everyday all day >> simply purify, beautify, fortify & electrify with hot and cold tea concoctions! Give a warm welcome to ALOHA's new line of teas: Clean, Beauty, Lovers & Protect! Continue Reading →