Silver Wedding Anniversary Party
An Afternoon Party
25 years of marriage is certainly something to celebrate.and a late afternoon reception for 24 is a nice way to do it.
A silver motif is the easiest to achieve. If you have beautiful silver - coffee, tea or punch bowl, sandwich or cake plates, trays or candlesticks, you can use those. If you don't own them, you can rent most of these things very reasonably. Silver can be in your decorating with or without them. Try tableclothts of white or pale gray and use centerpieces of blue iris. Down the table you can place silver leaves and silver balls of different sizes. (Christmas tree balls would work) Coffee goes at one end of the main table , tea at the other and the punch bowl in-between, or on a separate table.
Mini Meatballs recipe
You can make these in your crock pot and then transfer them to a silver chafing dish to serve. Makes about 60 meatballs.
2 pounds ground beef or any ground meat
1 cup bread crumbs
1 teaspoon garlic powder
2 packages onion soup mix
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Shape into balls. Brown in skillet. Drain on paper towels.
2 large onions
2 cans tomato paste (6 oz cans)
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup sweet pickle relish
1/2 cup water
2 teaspoons salt or to taste
2 teaspoons dry mustard
Combine ingredients and add to crock pot or slow cooker. Place meatballs in crock pot and cook on low for 5-6 hours or on high 2-3 hours. Transfer meat balls to silver chafing dish and serve sauce in a separate bowl nearby for dipping.
Ham Sandwich Spread
2 cans deviled ham
1/4 cup plain or Greek yogurt
2 Tablespoons chopped sweet pickle
1 Tablespoon chopped roasted red pepper
1 Tablespoon chopped celery
Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and mix well. Makes 24
1 can chicken, finely chopped
1/4 cup plain or Greek yogurt
2 Tablespoons chopped celery
3 Tablespoons chopped toasted almonds
2 Tablespoons lemon juice
2 teaspoons finely chopped onion
1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste
Combine all ingredients and mix well. Makes enough for 24.
Liverwurst Sandwich Spread
1 pound liverwurst
1/4 cup prepared horseradish
2 teaspoons prepared mustard
1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste
2 Tablespoons chopped onion
Dash of pepper
Mash liverwurst. Blend in remaining ingredients and mix well. Makes 24
Open-faced Cucumber Tea Sandwiches
2 packages cream cheese (3 oz each)
1/4 cup milk or light cream, or 6 Tablespoons sour cream
2 Tablespoons blue cheese salad dressing
4 dozen cocktail rye bread slices
2 cucumbers, scored and thinly sliced
1 dozen stuffed green olives
Soften cream cheese in small bowl. Add milk and salad dressing. Stir until blended. Spread on rye bread slices. Top with a cucumber and garnish with a slice of olive. Makes 4 dozen.
Bread for Tea Sandwiches
Bread should not be dry, but is easier to slice and cut after 24 hours. Always remove the crusts and use thin slices of bread.
A 1 1/4 lb loaf should have about 22 slices.
1 3/4 lb loaf - about 26 slices.
2 lb loaf - about 40 slices
3 cans (6 oz each) frozen grape juice
3 cans (6 oz each) frozen orange juice
9 cups cold water
9 bottles (7 oz each) cold lemon soda - about 7 1/2 cups
Mix frozen juices and water. Add soda and pour into punch bowl over block of ice. Garnish with mint leaves and quartered orange slices. Makes about 5 quarts (without ice) or about 42 four oz servings.
Gifts for 25th Anniversary
Silver is the gift of the day.
These combined picture frames are silver-plated. Place an original wedding photo on one side and a recent picture of the anniversary couple on the other side. The center frame is filled with wording featuring the couple's name, wedding year, wedding day and anniversary year.
Celebrate their anniversary day with an unforgettable toast! What better way to remember their anniversary than to remember or recreate the toast from their wedding.
The American Silver Eagle, a 5-dollar face value coin containing one ounce of silver, features what many consider among the most beautiful coin designs ever minted: the Walking Liberty. The Walking Liberty image, designed by Adolph Weinman, is featured on the obverse of U.S. half-dollars struck between 1916 and 1947, inclusive.
25th Silver Wedding Anniversary Gift Basket - GB300
Celebrate this milestone 25th silver anniversary in style!
Large silver metal planter (measures 16 inches from handle to handle) holds pretty keepsakes and delectable treats! Features a large bottle of Bel Normande (made in France) peach grape spritzer for toasting the event, 2 champagne glasses, Birnn® chocolate truffles, our own whipping cream pound cake, HERSHEY'®S KISSES®Milk Chocolates, wedding tea, Vermont cheese and marble cheese board, anniversary picture frame, embossed wedding ring quilt stationery set, anniversary candle and handmade designer fabric cloth napkins. An elegant
This lovely silver flip wedding photo album will hold forty 4" x 6"
photographs, and features the couple's first names personalized on the
cover directly below the 25th Anniversary Inscription. Album measures
7" x 2" x 7".Â
Whatever you do, enjoy yourself .
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