4 Ingredients To Host The Best Brunch Party


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In a world where almost combination of words get turned into a hybrid (Brangelina, hangry, floordrobe, glamping and regretro), the greatest of them all is still Brunch. Not because it is a particularly clever play on words but because it is one of the greatest inventions ever. A ways to celebrate a Sunday, to get over a hangover, kick start a lazy day in the best way possible and just have an excuse to see your friends outside the usual Friday or Saturday night.

What’s more, Brunch is also one of the best meals to host too. There is more flexibility, fewer rules and, a lot of the time, they won’t drag on longer than needed because you and your guests will probably have other plans for later on.

With that in mind, here are some of our top tips to make your brunch party the best brunch party of all time:

Cook. Prepare. In Advance.

Trying to entertain your guests and deal with the delicate procedures involved in cooking a brunch tends to spell out disaster. That is why you need to keep your kitchen running smoothly and stick to the rule of only choosing one dish to cook on the day (such as scrambled eggs or hash browns), one dish to prepare the day before (such as a wicked tasty salad or sandwiches) and one that can be done in advance (cakes and bread). Stick to this and you’ll breeze through this whole thing.

Know Your Breakfast Meats.

This is your chance to play around with some of the fan favourites, such as bacon and sausages, as well as bring out the kind of meats you would get in a hotel’s continental breakfast, such as salami and cured meats. As a little tip, cook your bacon and sausages in the oven because the less you use your hobs the easier it will be to entertain.

Booze Is Acceptable.

The thing that makes Brunch so awesome is the fact you can get away with having certain boozy drinks for what is essentially breakfast. The winner is always a good Bloody mary, so long as you have the right Bloody Mary seasoning. However, if you want to put on a selection, then we recommend you make some Mimosas and Bellinis too. You could even go with an Irish Coffee. Of course, this can get a little expensive, so have your guests bring some ingredients with them. That way they can also help make the drinks while you do the food.

Little Extras To Include.

There are certain little extras that everyone will love but not everyone will expect and that is exactly how you can make your Brunch party an absolute hit. We’re talking about a selection of pancakes that will invoke nostalgia. We’re talking about French Toast and some vibrant fruits to stop your servings from being so monochromatic. Donuts and fresh bread are also winners because every person loves tasty carbs, especially if there is booze that could need some soaking up.

Yup, your next Brunch party is going to see you become known as the hostess with the mostess. We promise.

Make Any Event That Little Bit Fancier

It doesn’t matter whether it’s a birthday or an anniversary – whenever it is time to celebrate something, you will probably want to make sure that you do it in style. As it happens, there is always a way to make that happen, just so long as you are happy to change a few of the details around. But what can you really do to make any event much more special, especially if you are keen on not spending too much money in the process? Let’s have a look at some of the easiest and cheapest ways to make any event that little bit fancier for you and everyone else involved.

 

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Get There In Style

 

Wherever you might be going, there is a lot to be said for getting there in style. You might not even have considered this to begin with – people frequently overlook this aspect of the process, and it means that their evening is not as special as it could be. Actually, getting to the party or whatever it might be in style is pretty easy to do if you know how. One of the most popular ways to do this is to hire a limo using a service like this limo rental from Bergen Limo. You might be surprised at how cheaply and easily you can actually find a limo these days – and it will definitely be worth it when you arrive in it. Of course, this is not your only option. Increasingly, people are using horse and carriage for special occasions – these have a way of lending a certain old-world charm to any event. However you do it, upgrading your transport can help you to make the most of pretty much any occasion.

 

Dressing Up

 

Whatever it might be, you always want to look your best. But knowing how to do that is something else altogether. In part, this is because you need to be careful about choosing your outfit, as it needs to fit well with the occasion itself. But you also need to make sure that you are comfortable with whatever you are wearing. Comfort really is key – without it, you can’t be sure that you are going to enjoy the day as a whole, and that is what you are going for above all. Spend some time finding the ideal outfit, perhaps including some jewelry just for the occasion, and you should find that this makes a huge difference to the day.

 

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The Right People

 

Finally, let’s not forget what a difference it makes to have the right people on board. If you are not nearly happy or close to the people you invite, then this can unfortunately very quickly spoil any occasion. However, as long as you are happy with the people you are sharing the experience with. You will find that you enjoy it all the more. Be careful about who you invite, and do so sensibly, and you will make for a much better day.

All The Occassions When A Dinner Party Is Always Appropriate

A dinner party is often a great choice for many occasions. They can be very flexible. A dinner party can be as formal or as informal as you wish it to be. The beauty of it is that it is your decision on how the dinner party goes. You may sit everyone down and have a set meal plan. Or you may like to serve up food in big dishes and let everyone dig in.
The great thing about a dinner party is that you get to choose the menu you serve, and the drinks everyone devours. With plenty of inspiration on the internet from webistes like Pinterest or www.wine.net/bottle-talk/. You can’t go wrong when making informed decisions. So I thought I would share with you some of the obvious and not so obvious occasion where a dinner party will be the perfect way to celebrate. If you have any to add let me know.


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A Special Birthday

Some of us may not want to celebrate our birthdays with a big party and be the centre of attention. Which is why a dinner party is an excellent alternative. It allows the setting to be much more informal without the need for the big gestures. Again the beauty of it is that it can be tailored to the individual, so if you still want a little limelight, then it is yours to take. You can also decorate the table and room setting with lots of birthday decorations. 
To Celebrate Friendship

When was the last time you and your friends got together to celebrate your friendship? Probably a while ago. With daily routines and lives taking over it can be hard to get a date booked in the diary with our friends. So this is where a dinner party can be a perfect choice. Find a date, get it booked in then spend the evening reminiscing over old memories, good food, and good wine. 
The Night before a Wedding

Traditionally the night before the wedding was always spent on a hen and stag night. But the trend now is that people do these in advance, so the eve of your wedding is often free. So why not mark the occasion with close friends and family and have an informal dinner party? It would be a great way to iron out last minute details and get excited about the impending big day.
New Years Eve

If you have a family then long gone are the days where you went clubbing to celebrate the new year in, or it may not be as often anymore. So why not mark the occasion with other friends and have a big dinner party? You could invite the friends who also have children and make a whole night of it. The kids can fall asleep and are safe, and you can celebrate as you were out, but in the comfort of your own home. Win win. 

I also think Halloween can be a great themed dinner party and let’s not forget the Christmas period. Which offers a whole host of reasons to get together with loved ones. I hope this has inspired you to consider a dinner party for some other occasions.