If party planning has you paralyzed by visions of soggy hors d'oeuvres and drinks gone wrong, fear not: 200 Cocktail Party Recipes is the book you want by your side. Whether you're planning a stylish holiday event or a relaxed evening with a few friends, this book has the practical advice and common-sense approach to help you navigate the finer points of throwing a successful cocktail party. Beginning before the first guest arrives, until the last one leaves, 200 Cocktail Party Recipes is the perfect planning partner for creating parties infused with a relaxed ambience of delicious bites and satisfying conversation. Each chapter includes recipes that range from bar food favourites to traditional hors d’oeuvres that require minimum prep and cooking time with many that can be made ahead. You'll return, time and again, to this book for all your party needs, we guarantee.