Tag Archives: holiday entertaining

Pretty Delicious

Join the fun this Thursday, November 15, from 4-7 pm at the Cos Bar in Montecito.

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Holiday Guests, Holiday Appetizers

Handing your guests a nibble (I’m talking food here) and a cocktail upon arrival is the quickest way to start a great night. Here are a few of my mainstay quick and easy appetizers.

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Gougères and Champagne

More familiarly know as a “cheese puff,” the gougère has a light, crispy exterior and velvet-soft center. Traditionally, the gougère is paired with Champagne (and really, who would ever want to mess with a tradition that gives you an excuse to pop open a bottle of bubbly?), which makes it a perfect appetizer for extra festive occasions or just any ordinary Tuesday.