Summertime...and it's time to host a luau! Think the theme is a little too exotic or not sure what to serve? No worries, brah.
Four main ingredients (actually five if you count the rum!) make up the summer's most popular party theme. That is - seafood, pork, pineapple and cocunut.
Let these basic Hawaiian "food groups" flow through your menu from appetizers, main courses to desserts, and you and your guests will be partying Hawaiian in no time.
First, break the ice with these classic Hawaiian luau drinks:
Appetizers - pass around a pupu platter filled with these tasty morsels:
Also, don't forget the bowls of macadamia nuts, or go all out with this dynamite recipe for macadamia nut hummus and chips.
Main course - pork, of course - but a whole pig roast? If you have the time, the patience and the room out in the backyard. go for it! However, here are some easier luau recipes to try without going whole hog:
More about Hawaiin luau party food around the Web: