Let’s party like its 1962…. How to throw a Mad Men themed party!
Vintage phones, perfume bottles, etc. that bring you back to 1962.
Having a bar with vintage cocktail recipes makes the night. I wrote the ingredients on a chalk board so people could “make their own”.. each glass went with a specific recipe.
The Cheese Ball
|Dont mind the chipped nail polish, ugh I hate it|
3 tablespoons mayonnaise
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon minced sweet pickle
Dash of Worcestershire sauce
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Hot red pepper sauce
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley , for garnish
Paprika , for garnish
Place the eggs in a large saucepan just large enough to hold them in a single layer. Add enough cold water to cover by one inch. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes. Drain carefully and rinse under cold water. When cool enough to handle, but still warm, peel the eggs. Cool completely.
Cut each egg in half lengthwise. Remove the yolks and place in a medium bowl. Add the mayonnaise, mustard, pickle and Worcestershire sauce. Season to taste with salt, pepper and hot sauce.
Transfer the yolk mixture to a pastry bag with a half-inch wide opening. (If you wish, fit the bag with a half-inch star tip before filling.) Squeeze the yolk mixture into the hollows in the whites, and place on a serving platter. Sprinkle the filling with the parsley, and then the paprika. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until chilled, at least one hour and up to eight hours. Serve chilled.
Spinach Artichoke Dip
Recipe found here!
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9×13 inch baking dish.
2. In a blender or food processor, place artichoke hearts, Romano cheese, Parmesan cheese and garlic . Pulse until chopped, but not ground. Set aside.
3. In a medium bowl, mix together spinach, heavy cream, sour cream and mozzarella cheese. Stir in artichoke mixture. Spoon into prepared baking dish.
4. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes, or until cheese is melted and bubbly
There is no 1960’s party without Shrimp Cocktail!!!
Reed and Greenough
We took the party to a bar in the Marina that matched perfectly with our outfits. We were not the over dressed people… we fit in.