New Year's Eve with Your Quarancrew

If you're only cooking for your Quarancrew this New Year's Eve... you might as well do so with a bang! Let's start by defining what a "Quarancrew" is and how to host a small get together safely! Your crew should be a small group of friends and family who gets tested regularly and quarantines on days when they are not gathering.  It maybe a group of 3 couples inviting over a neighboring family, but it will be safe fun! 

Now to delicious recipes! As much as we love pigs in a blanket, leave those for when you have to feed more than 4 people! Here are some delicious and special recipes to inspire you to make this NYE a special one!

Cheers with Champagne Cocktails!

This year we plan to imbibe selections from Esquire's list of 15 Champagne cocktails! We love the variety of bubbly drinks they have put together and we picked our 3 favorites to share with our Silvers.  See the complete list here of cocktails that you can drink whether you're in person with your crew or on Zoom! 

This seasonal Apple Cider Mimosa is ideal for anyone who wants to Cheers by brunch! 

French 75's are a classic and easy beverage to make for those who love gin!

This fruity Champagne Punch is sure to be a crowd pleaser!

Snack on Something Special  
Munch on a savory snack while you wait for the main course. 

Support your local cheese shop and get the best of the best to treat yourself and your family to a cheeseboard fit for royalty! Get inspired and learn how to put together a beautiful cheese board at Half Baked Harvest.

We love Bon Appetit's take on Oyster's Casino... They substitute jalapenos for classic green peppers for a little bit of spice! 

Savory Main Dishes

This Herb-Roasted King Salmon with Pinot Noir Sauce is not your classic Citrus Baked Salmon! For this recipe you'll be using a variety of fun fresh herbs, white wine, and fishstock to make this classic Food & Wine Recipe for your special evening.

We love this Vegetable Lasagna! Cookie and Kate suggests vegetables to use in this recipe, however, you can substitute for your favorites and she uses homemade tomato sauce for an extra personal touch!

BA recommends cooking this recipe, Red Wine-Braised Short Ribs, the night before to really bring out the flavor! Serve with your favorite potato dish for a complete meal. 

Showstopping Desserts

End 2020 on a sweet note. Bon Appetit has compiled a list of sweet treats that ought to be at your dinner table! We love this list of recipes for it's variety- there is something for everyone! Choose from pies to cookies and cakes! See the full list here

Not only is this Cranberry-Lime Pie beautiful to look at, it's delicious and can be made ahead! 

This Salted-Caramel Chocolate Tart is what sweet & savory dessert dreams are made of. There are a few steps to this recipe but the outcome is well worth it! Afterall, it's only NYE once a year! 

Shop our favorite cheese boards, wine holders, and tabletop essentials to go with your delicious feast! These are gifts we love to give to the host/hostess in your life or the 

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