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It’s the last three day weekend before we tumble into Pumpkin Spice Latte season, so it’s now or never if you want to fire up the BBQ and sit poolside with friends.
Party food is always fun when it’s bite-sized and easy to grab, but you don’t want to use your grubby hands, no! Have some class! These themed party picks work well as utensils and as conversation starters. Use them to liven up your party appetizers and celebrate the last long weekend before the Fall.
Boogie Picks by Fred and Friends
I know these are supposed to be people dancing but I can’t help but feel like they’re actually zombiefied food. These picks give off a strong Walking Dead vibe and they’d make for a cool way to serve up creepy eats come Halloweentime.
Swordfish Picks from Sweet Lulu
Fishing for a good time? These party picks make for fun drink stirrers but can double as stabbing utensils for that tempting plate of poolside sushi.
Ant Party Picks by Kikkerland
I just rewatched Ant-Man, so I’m trying to look at ants as our friends. Nope. Can’t do it. These picks still creep me out but they are a hilarious way to serve party appetizers for your outdoor event. Just don’t invite me over.
Pirate Hook Picks from Oriental Trading
What’s a pirate’s favorite party food? Arrrrrtichoke dip. Yo ho, yo ho, these tiny pirate hook picks will make every hors d’oeuvres an adventure in eating.
Scotch toothpicks from UncommonGoods
Clearly these picks are for an adult party, as they’re “soaked in the premium scotch and then kiln dried, infusing flavors throughout the pick.” Ron Burgundy would approve.
Which picks are your picks? Or do you have a concept just waiting to be “picked” that’s even better? Give it a stab in comments below.