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How to Win at Holiday Entertaining

By Schwan's Home Service, December 7, 2015

Meatball Skewers


The best part of the holidays is getting together with friends and family. The hardest part is figuring out what to feed everyone … unless you have a helpful guide to holiday entertaining! (Hint, hint. This one.)

Here are some suggestions to bring delight to your dinner table and your taste buds this holiday season.

Must-have Meatballs

Put a twist on the classic meatball appetizer by creating snowman skewers! Use fresh peppers for the nose and serve with your favorite dipping sauces, such as barbeque and marinara. You’ll never have more fun eating!

Pretty Potato Skewers

Schwan's December Blog 860x484 Potato Skewers

Give your holiday party guests a delicious appetizer to enjoy with two (yes, TWO) types of potato skewers:

  1. Loaded Baked Potato Bites: Roasted Baby Bakers + cheddar cheese + a piece of Fully Cooked Bacon
  2. Sweet Potato Bites – Stacks of Roasted Sweet Potatoes garnished with rosemary

Sure-shot Pea Shooters

Pea Shooters

Why is food more mouthwatering when it’s miniature? We don’t know, but we’re embracing it with these pea shooters. Simply top cups of green peas with cheese and crumbled bacon for a colorful and tasty appetizer or side.

Savory Summer Sausage Bites

Summer Sausage

This quick and easy pre-dinner snack is a classic crowd pleaser. Make it festive by serving summer sausage and cheese bites with sparkly skewers on a beautiful cheese board with dried fruit.