We’re firm believers in a food-forward holiday season.

‘Tis the season to put your kitchen to the test, dirty all the dishes and eat all the things.

Time to Gather!

It’s also a time to gather all your friends for some festive holiday fun before the real business of family togetherness commences.
Hosting holiday parties can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t need to be. Why put yourself through the strife of toiling over a sit-down meal, when there is a much easier, dare we say more enjoyable way to party down?

Grazing tables to the rescue 

Enter the grazing table, the solution for hurried hosting. Simply assemble a selection of tasty, unfussy dishes and let your guests graze away, filling their plates with as much or as little holiday bites as they want.

Recipes for success 

We took the work out of holiday hosting with this collection of recipes sure to delight any crowd of hungry holiday revelers. Whether you’re feeding a crowd or gathering a few gals for a casual get together, consider the grazing table your secret weapon for holiday party success.

Baked Goat Cheese Balls

These baked goat cheese balls from Foolproof Living are coated with herbs, dipped in an egg mustard mixture, and then rolled in toast crumbs. They make the perfect appetizer for any cheeseboard and usually disappear shortly after they emerge from the oven.

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Brown Butter Bundt Cake with Vanilla Bean Glaze

This show-stopping brown butter Bundt® cake will take center stage at all your holiday gatherings. The rich depth of flavor of browned cultured butter sings through this delightfully dense cake that’s topped with vanilla bean glaze. Slice it up and watch it fly off the grazing table.

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Classic cut-out sugar cookies

No holiday grazing table is complete without classic cut-out sugar cookies. This recipe uses the power of cultured butter to deliver the perfect flavor and texture; you won’t be able to stop eating these cookies.

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Roasted Cauliflower with Whipped Zahtar Goat Cheese Dip

This flavorful and dynamic zahtar spice and goat cheese dip will be the star of the grazing table, especially paired with roasted cauliflower florets. Dip into this savory and satisfying combination that won’t let you down or fill you up. The gluten-free crowd will thank you.

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Rustic holiday cheeseboard

Cheeseboards are a natural addition to any holiday grazing table. They can be as large or as small as you like or built according to anticipated crowd size. We always recommend balancing the cheeses’ unique flavors and textures with assorted seasonal produce, nuts, charcuterie and bread or crackers.

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Spinach puffs

These little spinach bites are a quick and easy option for hurried hosting, thanks to time-saving store-bought puff pastry and fresh goat cheese. The ingredients come together flawlessly for a convenient and delectable dish that’s totally at home on the grazing table. Blink and they’ll be gone.

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Bonne Bouche & Dark Horse

Don’t forget the cocktails! Serve up rich coffee liqueur and mint in this “Dark Horse” cocktail offset the delicate flavor of Bonne Bouche, served on top of a crisp cocoa cake cracker.  

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