What are you making for NYE?

posted 3 years ago in Holidays
Post # 3
11772 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2013

That sounds DELICIOUS!

I think the last NYE party I went to served pulled pork, deep fried mac+cheese bites, a bunch of dips… But honestly, I mostly remember the Cosmos!

Post # 4
2062 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

@rcac1208:  Yum! We did pulled pork for Christmas. We did an easy bean crock pot mix which was a huge hit. Here’s the recipe if you want to try it!

8 slices bacon, diced

·         2 onions, cut into quarters and sliced

·         1/2 cup vinegar

·         1 teaspoon salt

·         1 teaspoon ground mustard

·         1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

·         1 (16 ounce) can baked beans (i.e. northern white beans), undrained

·         1 (15 1/2 ounce) can butter beans, drained and rinsed

·         1 (16 ounce) can kidney beans, drained and rinsed

·         1 (14 1/2 ounce) can green beans, cut and drained



·         Cook the bacon until crisp.

·         Drain saving 2 tablespoons of pan drippings.

·         Sauté the onions in the drippings until tender.

·         Add in vinegar, salt, mustard and garlic powder.

·         Simmer uncovered for 15 minutes or until the onions are brown.

·         Combine the beans in the crock pot.

·         Add the onions mix and bacon; stir well.

·         Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until the beans are tender.

Post # 5
10454 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: January 2011

We’re doing fondue, but that can be a bit too much with a large crowd.  Some fruit and chocolate fondue with a spoon to dish it out works well with a bunch of people though!

Post # 6
47 posts
  • Wedding: May 2016

We are making homemade pizzas! Our good friends are coming and we will have all the toppings laid out to load on after rolling out the dough. Just something fun to do that requires less prep for me.

Post # 7
710 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

Your menu sounds good. It’s just me and my DH for NYE this year, so I’m doing a make-your-own-crostinis with goat cheese, and a variety of sweet and savory toppings, like deli meats, pepper relish, tomatoes, and apples/berries with honey. I think it will be good!

Post # 8
132 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2015

It is FI’s birthday on NYE, think we’ll be making chili and cornbread since it will be just the two of us. 🙂

Post # 10
6166 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2013

we are having about 6-8 people over.


DH is off on tuesday, so he is going to make the majority of the food.


i know he is making parsnip and pear puree, mango curry chicken, mini polenta pizzas. and a bunch of other delicious stuff.


since i have less time, i am making the dessert.  i am making all of them in little tasting glasses.  i am making a fruit and brownie trifle, a grahm cracker tart, and mini canolis.






Post # 11
9137 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 2013 - St. Augustine Beach, FL

People are coming over around 8pm then leaving for the local street party around 10pm.  Even though it’s not dinner time and I will probably end up with a lot of leftovers, I am setting up a chili bar with sour cream, shredded cheddar, soup crackers, Fritos, and jalapenos.

Post # 12
1238 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I think your menu sounds good! DH and I are going to a friend’s tonight and they are having pizza, wings and beer. 

Post # 13
3777 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: February 2013

I’m taking a spinach cheese ball I made to a friend’s party this evening!


Post # 14
737 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

I’m making pot roast sliders that are super good.  We are also having cheese, sausage, and crackers and I bought some brownies from the bakery!

Post # 15
5482 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2013

Going out tonight but hosting a ‘recovery’ brunch tomorrow lol. Traditional southern New Years fare—black eyes peas, collard greens, cornbread, pimento cheese, and bloody marys 🙂

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