8 Retro Party Appetizers That Are Primed for a Comeback

Like Jell-O molds...and cheese balls

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.

9 Modern-Day Versions of Old-School Comfort Foods

Pigs In A Blanket

Taste best dipped in artisanal mustard.

Boozy Jell-o Molds

Modernized with Champagne--and individual portion sizes.

Roasted Garlic Asiago Cheese Ball

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

Jalapeno Popper Deviled Eggs

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

Smoked Gouda Fondue

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

Marinated Olives

Bonus points if you serve them on toothpicks with fringe.

Shrimp Cocktail Shooters

We repeat, modernity is all about serving size.

Swedish Meatballs

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Lindsay Champion

Freelance Editor

From 2015-2020 Lindsay Champion held the role of Food and Wellness Director. She continues to write for PureWow as a Freelance Editor.
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