Sparkling attire. Fabulous cocktails. Elegant atmosphere. The kiss. With New Year’s Eve celebrations come high expectations – and sky-high spending. Luckily, if you’re planning a gathering and looking to save, you don’t have to drop the ball on party-worthy food.We’ve compiled eight of our favorite flavors that we think are worth the spend. The best part besides the taste? With all of these, a little goes a long way so your budget can go a bit further too.
Prosciutto. A fantastic finish for pastas, pizzas and wrapped around asparagus.
Artisan Cheeses. Stilton, Manchego, Harbison, Oregon Blue, Le Gruyère et al enhance appetizers, soups and salads. (Discover party-appropriate wine pairings opens in a new tab too.)
Mushrooms. Go wild with just a few cremini, porcini, oyster, wood ear and others.
Crème Fraîche. Add silky richness to soups, sauces, desserts and smoked salmon (download coupon opens in a new tab before you shop).
Lump Crabmeat. It makes a tiny, luxurious garnish for pureed soups.
Fig Spread. A dollop is a welcomed addition to a cheese plate.
Single-Varietal Olive Oil. Use as a dip for bread or drizzle over pasta, veggies and salads. (Tip: pick up 365 Everyday Value® Organic, cold pressed single-varietal olive oils opens in a new tab and save!)
European Butter. Its richness redefines the standard bread and butter - a Sure Deal opens in a new tab! (Tip: you’ll also want to download the coupon opens in a new tab for our #1 selling bread, Seeduction Bread, so you have something worthy of your special butter.)
Looking to raise a glass to savings? Check out our Holiday Top Ten Wines opens in a new tab* including Asti, a playful, nostalgic bubbly from Italy’s most famous sparkling wine region.
* We are prohibited by law from selling alcohol in some of our stores.
The Whole Deal helps you say “farewell” to 2012 without bidding your budget adieu. Discover 18 Sure Deals opens in a new tab, more than $45 in coupons opens in a new tab, 12 new budget-friendly recipes opens in a new tab, a daily meal planner opens in a new tab and money-saving tips opens in a new tab.Hurry, these coupons are only available until the end of December. We’ll welcome all new coupons in January.
What’s your favorite fabulous flavor worth the splurge? Bonus points if you only need a little to make a big impact.