3 Easy Food Storage Dinner Parties

April 14, 2014

3 Easy Food Storage Dinner Parties

 

Hi, friends. Urban Girl, here.

We’ve been experimenting with food storage more and more here in the Emergency Essentials Test Kitchen, and we hope you’ve been enjoying the recipes coming through in our emails (if you aren’t signed up for those, click on the blue button near the top of the blog to sign up!).

I’ve been thinking about having a dinner party in the next couple of weeks, and I decided I want to kill two birds with one stone and have a food storage dinner party. So I’ve been looking through the recipes on BePrepared.com and I’ve come up with three dinner parties I could pull together. Here’s what I’m thinking (click each image to see the recipe):

 

Mexican

Appetizer: 7-layer Dip 

Food storage 7 Layer Bean Dip

 

Entrée: Beef Brisket Taco

Mexican Food storage Dinner Party: Beef Brisket Taco

 

Dessert: Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Crisps

 Food Storage Dinner Party Dessert: Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Crisps

 

Italian

Appetizer: Creamy Tuscan Tomato Soup

Creamy Tuscan Tomato Soup

 

Entrée: Linguini Chicken with Vegetables

Linguini Chicken and Vegetables

 

Dessert: Peach "Shortcake" with Strawberry Basil Sauce 

Peach Shortcake with Strawberry Basil Sauce

 

 

 

Southern-inspired

Appetizer: Zucchini Corn Fritters

Zucchini Corn Fritters

 

Entrée: Cajun Chicken and Pasta

Cajun Chicken and Pasta

 

Dessert: Strawberry-Banana-Peach Cobbler

Strawberry-Banana-Peach Cobbler

 

 

And for drinks, I’ll make one of the delicious food storage mocktails we whipped up in the Test Kitchen. Yum!

 

I’ve tried all these recipes, and I love every single one. So now I just have to decide which menu to use. I’m leaning toward the Southern-inspired dinner, but man… I really love 7-Layer Dip.

Which of these dinner parties would you throw? Or would you go a different route for a food storage dinner party?

 

Bon appetit!

 

P.S. Need to get more familiar with food storage? Try some of these recipes out, or check out our Recipes page for other options. (We’ve also got a photo contest going on with our recipes… we’ve got a lot of recipes that need photos and we’d love to see what you come up with…Winning pictures will be featured and credited on our site, and if your photo is chosen you get to pick a free MyChoice can of food storage! Click here for the contest details.)


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