HGTV Entertaining Guide

Stocking the Bar for a Cocktail Party

Invite friends to a festive cocktail party where all that's required are a few yummy nibbles, fabulous drinks and lively conversation. Here are a few guaranteed ways to make sure your libations are a major success.

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So how do you decide what to serve? Try to plan your bar offerings around the rest of your party theme. For an Asian-themed dinner, stock up on sakes from the Japanese market. At a fiesta, set up a drink display of margaritas with top-shelf tequila.

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