What to Cook for NYE Dinner Party?
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year’s Eve, the last day of the year, is on 31 December. In many countries, New Year’s Eve is celebrated at evening parties, where many people dance, eat, drink, and watch or light fireworks.
New Year’s Eve Dinner at Home
While many people choose to celebrate the NYE in fancy restaurants, however, others prefer to stay at home and prepare a whole fine-dinning experience or a cozy party and invite family and friends. New Year’s Eve dinner is a really another good occasion to gather around the table and connect with your loved ones, especially with those that didn’t have the chance to join the Christmas Eve’s dinner.
Five Dinner Ideas for New Year’s Eve
A grazing platter is a large tray or board that is loaded with small bites, cheese and charcuterie. Preparing a few different Gazing platters to put around the table can be a delicious and easy way to make your guests taste different food. You can make your Gazing platter by making a few small dishes like roasted veggies, grilled meets, baked cheeses, hams, smoked salmon, hummus and different types of bread and crackers.
Grilled lobsters can be enjoyed as a main dish and are really easy yo make. Brush olive oil on both sides of your lobsters and set them bottom side down on the cooking grates. Grill until the shells are bright red.
A canapé is a small, prepared, and often decorative food, consisting of a small piece of bread, puff pastry, or a cracker wrapped or topped with some savoury food, held in the fingers and often eaten in one bite. Preparing different types of Canapés is another way to enrich your NYE’s dinner table while your guests enjoy their cocktails. You can make a few different types of Canapés such as cheese and prosciutto, smoked salmon mousse with herbs, asparagus-blue cheese canapés, mousse cheese and caviar, and cranberry-goat cheese canapés.
A seafood platter can be an easy thing to prepare, but sophisticated. Your seafood platter can be the centre of your table. Select all the types of easy-to-make seafood that you can quickly and deliciouly prepare and you will not disappoint your guests. You can pick prawns, oysters, crab legs, clams and mussels. All these seafood can be easily grilled in the oven, steamed, Marinated, or boiled.
To make meat skewers you can choose any type of meat you like, however, the most delicious skewers are made with beef or lamb. To make your meat skewers you just need beef or lamb chunks to be marinated for as long as possible. For marinating the meat you can use some olive oil, herbs, garlic and spices of your choice.
What to Serve with NYE’s Dinner
New Year’s Eve dinner is never complete without a few good drinks. You can select a good variety of sparking or fruity wines to put around the table, and end your dinner with a few vodka, gin or rum cocktails. Choosing a good champagne to end the year and start a new one should be a fine choice.