Trendy Food Bits: Toasting the Return of ‘Mad Men’

The final season of AMC’s Mad Men begins this Sunday night, and it’s hard to believe that very soon we will no longer be privy to the intricate pursuits of Don Draper & Co.

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But as they say, “every good thing must come to an end”, and we have a feeling that the next few weeks will be filled with decadent offerings that will leave fans blissfully satisfied.

In the meantime, we can at least indulge ourselves in celebratory mode and take advantage of the approaching warm weather by reveling in the bites and drinks that made the 60’s an era that still deliciously haunts us.

If you are planning on hosting a viewing party, the key is to not overwhelm yourself with gaudy options. The best receptions are always conceived from elegant simplicity. It’s always fun to have a theme to help set the tone and direct the items on your menu.

Lightly funneled appetizers paired with cocktails like the Grasshopper will do the trick,  and keep your guests seductively entertained in a way that resonates with the characters they have grown to adore

Check out additional servings below and don’t forget to do “The Twist” during the commercial breaks!

Guacamole Deviled Eggs with Crispy Bacon and Lemony Thyme

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The refreshingly sublime Grasshopper

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 Nutty Pimiento Cheese Balls 

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Tis the season for splashes of Mai Tai
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Unleash the trays of Cucumber Tea Sandwiches – But don’t eat them all at once!

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Be sure to make allowances for the standards – Rum Old Fashioned cocktail

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