A Taste of the Bubbly
The French invented Champagne and their cuisine is the perfect complement to the bubbly beverage.
Treat your guests at this party to a champagne tasting: many little glasses, many little bubbles, many happy people. Bonne chance and bon appétit!
Purchased baguette loaves: slice and toast. Spread with caviar or French-Style Cream Cheese Spread.
A tray piled high with purchased thinly sliced prosciutto, dried fruits (such as apricots, cherries, cranberries, and/or pears), and assorted blue cheeses.
Swiss Onion Soup: A rich version of the classic French onion soup.
Fruited Wilted Spinach Salad: Fruits and nuts nestled in wilted greens.
Bordelaise Peppery Steak: Tender steaks drizzled with a slightly sweet, mushroom-flecked sauce. Consider doubling this recipe to ensure that you will have enough for your guests.
Glazed Carrots and Green Onions: Crisp-tender carrots in a hone-butter glaze. Consider doubling this recipe to ensure that you will have enough for your guests.
Champagne Truffles: Creamy chocolate morsels.
Variety of chilled Champagnes for sampling.