For the year of the monkey, I would favor a buffet dinner party this year. I gathered a few ideas for you, let’s try to keep it simple.
A bit of champagne is always a good idea, you can get these Hederlig champagne glasses for 2.99 at Ikea.
Roasted dates with pancetta and almonds recipe from roasted-dates-with-pancetta-almonds-recipe/ from http://houseandhome.com/
Buckwheat blinis with smoked salmon http://houseandhome.com/
Mini Cheese and Chive Puffs from http://houseandhome.com/
Via Martha Stewart
From Martha Honeyed ham with pears and cranberries for recipe go to http://www.marthastewart.com/
Rib roast with herb crust preparation 15 minutes http://www.marthastewart.com/
Salmon with brown sugar and mustard glaze http://www.marthastewart.com/
I definitely would add the Da Fiore Venetian restaurant recipe butternut squash risotto courtesy of chef and owner, writer of ”The Da Fiore cookbook” http://www.marthastewart.com/
A few ideas for your table decorations where ever you are.
I wish you all the ingredients for a GREAT YEAR, HEALTH, LOVE, FAMILY, FRIENDSHIP.
Enjoy your New Years Eve festivities.