When it comes to the Christmas dinner or Christmas party, people immediately imagine certain things that you cannot miss. For example, you need eggnog and you need cinnamon coffee and other specific drinks or dishes. However, what if you are having a party and you want to make appetizers. What will you make? What exactly makes an appetizer specifically designed for Christmas? In order to make things in the Christmas spirit, you should take three things under consideration: aspect, color and tastes.
Aspect When we think of Xmas, we think about the Christmas tree, snowmen and Santa Claus. In order for you to make your appetizers in the Christmas spirit, you ought to consider arranging each appetizer in a shape that suggests Christmas. For example, you could have a large plate that has a red color and arrange each appetizer in a certain way that it outlines a Christmas tree. Having your food in a specific shape and with a beautiful aspect will attract your guests and it will be something they will like just a little bit simpler for the shape that reminds them of the holidays and the fact that you made the extra effort to shape things just so.
Color It is not enough to arrange your appetizers in the shape of a snowman if they are multicolored. Christmas is all about red, green and the whiteness of the snow. Ergo, your snowman should have a white body with an appetizer carefully placed as a nose, two more for eyes and a few more for the mouth. If you can pull that off, the aspect will be amazing. The same applies to the Christmas tree or anything else you wish to construct out of the appetizers that you made. Use your imagination, play with the colors and allow the Christmas spirit to engulf your dinner table.
Tastes Of course, it is not easy to make certain foods and have them taste in a certain way. For example, it is hard to make a certain dish have the same taste as eggnog. However, you can incorporate a few specific Xmas tastes in your appetizers. For example, you can use nuts on an appetizer or you can use cinnamon and even champagne. There is no rule that an appetizer has to be salty, so use the wide array of tastes that remind you personally of Christmas and start experimenting. The ideas will come and Xmas tastes different for each one of us.
To sum up, Xmas appetizers allow you a lot of freedom to express your imagination. Simply think about what reminds you of Xmas – that includes the colors, the tastes and the shapes that made you feel it was Xmas when you were younger. If you think about what reminded you of Xmas when you were younger, you will share that feeling with your guests. It is all about Christmas, and when you have all of these options available to you, why not try and express yourself through your cooking and preparation for this amazing holiday.Read FullRead Full