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Paella Party!

Celebrate warm summer nights at home with a bring-your-own-plate paella party


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Nothing says summer quite like entertaining at home al fresco. When your guests arrive, escort them to the courtyard or garden where you’ve placed a large pot of steaming paella center stage on a long family-style table. Carafes of sangria will add pops of color and let your guests serve up their own goblets of summery delight. As the scent of saffron-infused paella fills the air, the sangria will fuel the fun. Add the melodic sounds of Spanish music and the scene will be set for a long magical evening.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sangria, Three Ways

White Wine Sangria:

  • 2/3 cup white sugar
  • orange slices
  • lime slices
  • lemon slices
  • diced green apples
  • ½ liter of club soda
  • 1 bottle Chardonnay

Red Wine Sangria:

  • 1½ cups rum,
  • ½ cup white sugar,
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • lemon slices
  • orange slices
  • lime slices
  • 1 bottle dry red wine (try a Spanish rioja)

Rosé Sangria:

  • ½ liter club
  • soda
  • sliced nectarines
  • green apple cubes
  • lemon slices
  • lime slices
  • orange slices
  • 1 bottle dry French rosé

Mix each in a carafe, refrigerate overnight, and serve with ice.

Nick & Aleah’s Playlist

Ruben Romero, Flamenco Southwest
Rodrigo y Gabriela, 11:11
Los Lonely Boys, Los Lonely Boys

To kick it up a notch, we often hire Spanish guitarists.

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