Dr. Seuss Party Food

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It wouldn’t be a Mad House party without dorky themed food!  Like always, I tried to make sure that our Seuss party menu was kid-friendly, budget-friendly, and fit our party theme.  Thankfully there are plenty of food references in Seuss’ books to give inspiration.

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I had chips and pretzels out in the living room when guests first arrived so they could eat a snack with Brown and Black. (Hop on Pop)
For all the food signs, I took images from Dr. Seuss’ books and free-handed them on poster board.

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The dinner was a serve yourself sandwich buffet.  Lined name tags from the dollar store made easy food signage that kept with the Seuss theme.

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I premade subs with Roast Beast (How the Grinch Stole Christmas), Ham, and Turkey.

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Each guest customized his own sub with cheese from the Cheese Trees (Fox in Socks) and other sub fixings.

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My mom made a very tasty pasta salad that I renamed, Noodles for Poodles. (Fox in Socks)  I also made up a batch of my crockpot applesauce to serve as our Ten Apples(auce) up on Top.

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No Seuss party menu would be complete without Green Eggs and Ham!  I made deviled eggs and added just a touch of green food coloring to the yolk mixture.  Then I topped the deviled eggs with bacon crumbles.

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A big bowl of One Fish, Two Fish, Goldfish Crackers rounded out the meal.

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I set up a beverage station on our baker’s rack, including juice, pop, colorful glasses, and bendy straws.

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I turned the juice and pop into Pink Ink (One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish) and Goose Juice and Moose Juice (The Sleep Book).  I adhered the signs to the bottles and pitcher with the same red and white striped washi tape that I used throughout the party.

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I made a simple looking birthday cake…

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… that was very Seussical when it was cut!  I made the rainbow cake layers to match the plates and napkins I ordered from Party City.

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To go with the cake, I set up a Make Your Own Schlopp bar (Oh! The Thinks You Can Think!) where guests could build their own sundaes, complete with a cherry on top, of course.

Do you theme your party food?  It’s pretty nerdy, but I love to do it!


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Thanks,  Jessica

 

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