When planning a menu for a graduation party, the first thing you need to think about is what the person of honor, the graduate, likes to eat. Much like a birthday party, this party is all about the person, so go straight to the source and ask what she wants to serve at her party. Even if the suggested dishes aren't your personal favorite, what you had in mind, or new exciting recipes that you've been wanting to try out, make them anyways. After all, you want your grad to be happy.
After living in Buenos Aires for a year, Trish (my sister) has taken a liking to empanadas. These savory pastries can be filled with just about everything, and are the perfect bite-sized appetizer to pair with a glass of bubbly or a cool beer. I'll be offering two kinds: one filled with sherried mushrooms and another filled with beef picadillo. You want the recipes?! Well, read more