Cat Cora's Dinner Party Recipes
Host a swanky soiree for your kid and his friends with these dinner party recipes, courtesy of Iron Chef Cat Cora. Plus, tempt your picky eaters with these delicious dinner recipes
Who says you can't entertain with kids? Not Iron Chef Cat Cora, mom of four boys and pro party host.
SERVES 4 In a pitcher, combine 1 cup pomegranate juice, 1 cup pineapple juice, 2 cups sparkling water, and 2 tsp lime juice with 1 cup of ice. Divide among 4 chilled glasses rimmed with sugar; garnish with a lime wedge.
ADULT VERSION Add 4 oz each of vodka and ouzo (an anise-flavored liqueur). Serve in chilled martini glasses rimmed with sugar.
SERVES 4 Using eight 10-inch wooden skewers, alternate threading 3 fresh bocconcini (bite-size mozzarella balls), 3 cherry tomatoes, and 3 fresh basil leaves. Snip off the pointy skewer tip before serving.
ADULT VERSION Serve the skewers with a Bloody Mary Vinaigrette. In a bowl, whisk together ½ cup Bloody Mary mix, 2 Tbsp olive oil, ½ tsp salt, ½ tsp pepper, and 3 Tbsp diced celery hearts.