The year is almost over, and this year has presented certain challenges to those of us at Patty Cake’s Pantry, but in spite of these hardships, we decided to ring in the new year with an intimate party for our closest friends and family. I love to serve food that people can graze on throughout the evening, or that they can grab and snack on while they mingle. This prevents a bottleneck at the buffet. This year, we decided to keep things simple. Our New Years’ Eve Party Menu included the following dishes.