Welcome to Nina's Easy Party Appetizers.
At Nina's you will find here perfect appetizers to start any kind of party, be it a complete dinner party, an informal gathering. or even a spontaneous get-together.
In fact, in our current, less formal lifestyle, appetizer parties - offering guests a variety of small bites - have become very popular - often taking the place of full sit down dinners.
This type of gathering is especially ideal for busy people who like to entertain their friends, but don't always have the time to plan a more elaborate evening.
Always Ready With Holiday Appetizers:
4th of July, Cinco de Mayo, Mother's Day, Christmas, New Years, whatever the occasion, you can still be prepared for upcoming holidays with make ahead appetizers.
Even if you are busy, and who isn't, browse around and you'll find quite a few easy appetizers that here can be prepared ahead of time. Some you refrigerate until time to cook or serve. While, others - such as baked recipes - can be frozen, either before or after cooking.
Freezing appetizers ahead of your party is the ultimate in convenience. It not only allows you to serve a selection of finger foods, it also enables you to invite people over on short notice - without the stress.
With just a quick oven warm up, you can impress your guest with a variety of tasty bites that will leave them wondering how you found the time to get it together.
So, what will you find on this site?
I'm confident you'll find an ever-growing and delicious assortment of both hot and cold easy party appetizers, starters, hors d'oeuvres, chips and dip, spreads and the like, to make any party a success and have your guests start asking for the recipes. But in addition to this, you'll also get menu ideas for other special parties such as birthdays, anniversaries, wedding and baby showers etc., or just a romantic evening with your special someone.
We also plan to supplement some of the recipes with presentation tips because a big part of the "wow factor" lies not only how a canape tastes but how creatively it is served. Now don't run away - it's easier than you' think to serve dishes attractively.
One of the great things about appetizer parties is that most people really enjoy sampling the various flavors and textures of different foods. This type of low stress setting automatically puts people at ease for pleasant conversation, having a cool drink with old friends or meeting new ones while enjoying tasty bites throughout the party.
So without further ado, let's party!