Art & Culture

Dinner Party Finger Foods

Claire Miles
Jul 15, 2022

Are you planning a dinner party to remember? Well, then you will definitely need a few tips on what food you should serve your guests. This speaks directly to the nibbles you plan on having. With that said, making food for or catering for a large or even an intimate group of people can be quite tricky. This is because you really want to cater to everyone’s likes and typically stay away from everyone’s dislikes. Now with that said there are a few great finger foods you can impress your guest with while they wait for you to prepare the main meal.

Large table covered in a selection of appetizers

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Before you can know what finger foods to serve your guests, you will need to understand the purpose of finger foods. You see there are oftentimes moments when guests arrive early and don’t have much to do while you stand in the kitchen and cook. Yes, this is usually the time where you would play some music while your guests get to talking. Now because it is a dinner party, your guests know not to eat beforehand, this might leave them feeling a bit peckish. This is where finger foods come in. They are the perfect things to serve your guests without them feeling too full before the main meal.

Now that you have a better understanding of why finger foods are great to have, we can move on to exploring the different options have. To start, crackers make for the perfect finger foods. Now you have to remember we aren’t talking about dry crackers, we definitely mean that they need to be toped with a few things. Luckily for you, there are a variety of things you can add to crackers, this includes tuna, cream cheese, regular cheese, and even muscles. Next, we have sushi, fruits, and even vegetables. You see there are a wide variety of options available to you.