Next time you’re hosting a party, you don’t have to reinvent the wheel--instead, embrace the throwback. Here, eight retro favorites that taste great with a modern twist. 

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PIGS IN A BLANKET

Taste best dipped in artisanal mustard.

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BOOZY JELL-O MOLDS

Modernized with Champagne--and individual portion sizes.

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ROASTED GARLIC ASIAGO CHEESE BALL

We promise: You can’t go wrong with a mound of cheese. 

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JALAPENO POPPER DEVILED EGGS

Plus, pancetta--and spicy peppers for extra kick. 

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SMOKED GOUDA FONDUE

The '70s had one thing right: Melted cheese. 

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MARINATED OLIVES

Bonus points if you serve them on toothpicks with fringe.

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SHRIMP COCKTAIL SHOOTERS

We repeat, modernity is all about serving size. 

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SWEDISH MEATBALLS

It’s all about the secret sauce.

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