The recipes and photography for this post were provided by local blogger, Abby Thome of The Thome Home.
Creating the Perfect Sushi Night
It is only July, and if you are anything like us, you may be getting a little sick of the hamburger/hot dog offerings at summer gatherings. Sure, grilling out is by far the most common thing to do at a social event during the warmer months, but why stand in front of a steaming hot grill when you can run to Heinen’s?
Every single day, you can go to Heinen’s and watch the most beautiful sushi get rolled behind the counter. On Wednesdays, Heinen’s holds the most insane deal – $5 Sushi! Yes, you read that right, FIVE dollars! Whether you’re getting an awesome deal on a Wednesday or deciding to purchase another time, sushi is perfect for a hot summer’s day.
We hosted a large group the other week and knew that they all loved sushi of some sort so we decided to take the plunge and throw the most incredible Sushi-themed night for our family! I love that all we had to do was pick up the Sushi and set it in our fridge until we were ready to plate it. In addition to this delicious sushi, I also whipped up our favorite Asian Noodle Salad and Edamame (recipes coming soon) earlier in the day to truly bring the party theme to life.
Sushi Serving Tips
- Serving Sushi made entertaining a large crowd such a breeze. I prepped the Asian Noodle Salad the morning of the party and whipped up the Edamame in under 15 minutes. Once the table was set, all that was left to do was plate the sushi!
- I used a variety of platters to display the Sushi. Cake stands provide the perfect height and add dimension to your table!
- Don’t forget to grab a handful of chopsticks, low sodium soy sauce, sriracha and wasabi paste for your guests to truly customize their sushi experience.
I’ve already spoken with a few of our guests that said that are officially hooked on Heinen’s Sushi! I don’t blame them. The quality and freshness of the produce and fish makes for the most delicious Sushi. I’m not drooling, you’re drooling.