Pool party snacks and drinks
Summer season is probably the best time of the year when you can hang around for hour’s .Though this might sound ridiculous yet it is true. If you are willing to throw a pool party then summer season will be always welcomed by every friend you invite.
As a host you must make every possible arrangement to ensure perfect hospitality for your guest .One of the most important part of the party is the menu .You will decide the menu depending on theme of the party. Since pool side will provide you sufficient space therefore you can arrange for a buffet party.
The menu can be simple and mouth watering. Let us quickly go through some of the menu ideas that can be used in your party.
The course of menu can be arranged in following manner: Appetizers, Salads, Entrees, Side Dishes, Drinks and Desserts
The Appetizer can include some vegetable platters containing baby corn, baby carrot, celery sticks, broccoli and lettuce .You can use a dipping sauce to make the dish .You can also include cheddar cheese with the platter. The cheese can be cut into small square with ham topping .You can place them together and insert a tooth pick from the centre of it. This way your guests can eat them without any plates. They can simply move around and use the stick and gulp the combination. You can also opt for the chicken wings, crackers and buffalo chicken dish with spinach dips.
Salads can be an interesting inclusion in your menu. Apart from being healthy this is one such course which never go wasted. You can create a simple salad from spinach leaves, baby lettuce, onion and lettuce. You can use red or white wine vinaigrette .You can mix it with olive oil, salt, pepper and oregano .These can be used as dressing .Make sure when you serve the salads they are fresh and chilled .You can place some ice below the bowl to keep it chilled!
In entrée you can include grilled fish, pork or beef .You can also serve grilled hamburger patties and make it look like a sandwich. In case you have too may kids in your party do include some hot dogs and some cool mock tails.
In case you are ready to stretch your budget then add some side dishes like seafood, shrimp cocktail, fresh raw fish. In case you are ready to invest more add some sushi and spring roll.
You can include some drink to increase the menu. Since the party is an amalgamation of kids and adults therefore it is best to opt out alcohol .You can arrange some fruit juice. Many guests also prefer bottled or canned juice .You can arrange them in front of the pool. The swimmers may opt for some drink while swimming .Lemonades can be arranged for kids’ .This is very popular among children. You can add different favors for lemonades.
Finally, dessert can include some fresh fruits like grapes, water melon, pineapples, water melons, bananas, mangoes, strawberries and oranges .You can simply slice up the fruits and leave them on a platter .In case you are arranging for small fruits you can leave them unsliced. You can place some cotton an ice candies .You Can also arrange some ice creams for kids.