Check out these 5 office party surprises guaranteed to land that employee-of-the-month parking spot.
April 07, 2010
1 of 5Howard L. Puckett
Roast Pork Sandwiches
Roast Pork Sandwiches Recipe This dish plays double duty by making just the right amount for a party, with a little to spare for your family. Plus, everything can be prepared in advance! Brine a pork loin roast overnight, then bake and slice the next day. Top rolls with pork slices, slather with a tangy homemade horseradish cream, and voilá! Delicious Roast Pork Sandwiches that the entire office will devour.
2 of 5Photo: Quentin Bacon
Pigskins in a Blanket
Pigskins in a Blanket
Recipe No matter how old your are or your ranking on the corporate ladder, three-ingredient Pigskins in a Blanket are simply the ultimate party pleaser and take less than 30 minutes to prepare. Impress the boss with these pre-cooked chicken sausages that are rolled in puff pastry, baked until golden brown, and served with whole-grain mustard.
3 of 5Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr
Brownie Bourbon Balls
Brownie Bourbon Balls Recipe These delicious Brownie Bourbon Balls combine all things forbidden: packaged brownie mix and bourbon. Applesauce and egg substitute help lighten up this uber-decadent dessert. These rich chocolate wonders are good on their own, but even better rolled in chopped, toasted walnuts.
4 of 5Photo: Dana Gallagher
Goat Cheese Bruschetta
Goat Cheese Bruschetta Recipe Super easy, yet elegant and flavorful, this recipe will get you plenty of kudos with minimal effort. If only Excel documents were this easy, right? Simply toast hearty slices of rustic country bread, then drizzle with balsamic vinegar flavored with chopped, fresh herbs. Top it all off with your favorite goat cheese, and you're done!
5 of 5Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Buffy Hargett
Bacon Pimiento Cheese
Bacon Pimiento Cheese Recipe Step away from the deli counter and put down that pre-packaged tub of pimiento cheese. You can do this! Grate sharp cheddar cheese, then mix in mayonnaise, diced pimientos, chopped onion, Worcestershire sauce, ground red pepper, and yes, bacon! Serve with bread and sandwich fixin's, or just crackers and fresh veggies. This dish is so good, you may just get a raise.