New Year's Party Timeline

New Year's Party Timeline

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New Year's Party Timeline

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Your event will go more smoothly if you can prepare your party foods in advance. Here’s Food Channel Chef Dennis Pitchford’s suggested timeline for putting together a fantastic New Year’s Eve celebration.

Olives: Prep and ‘cook’

Goat Cheese in Phyllo: Assemble pastries and freeze

Braised Beef in Polenta Cups: Braise and shred beef; make polenta and spread to cool

Coconut Cupcakes: Make frosting.

Fried Risotto Balls: Make risotto and cool

Braised Beef in Polenta Cups: Make polenta cups

Chocolate Ganache Tartlets: Bake tartlet shells

Coconut Cupcakes: Bake cupcakes; make frosting

Spanish Tortilla: Cook, cool, cut and hold in refrigeration

Fried Risotto Balls: Form balls and stuff with cheese

Shrimp in Sherry Garlic Sauce: Prep ingredients

Prosciutto-wrapped Asparagus: Cook and assemble

Meatballs in Saffron Garlic Sauce: Make sauce

Chocolate Ganache Tartlets: Make ganache and assemble

Coconut Cupcakes: Frost cupcakes and sprinkle with coconut

Edamame: Prep and cook

Olives: Warm just before serving

Goat Cheese in Phyllo: Bake pastries

Fried Risotto Balls: After party has started, bread and fry

Shrimp in Sherry Garlic Sauce: Saute shrimp just as guests arrive

Meatballs in Saffron Garlic Sauce: Warm meatballs in sauce

Braised Beef in Polenta Cups: Warm beef and polenta cups separately; assemble and serve

 

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