We're going to make this easy, because we're much too excited to see Joan and Don back in action to fiddle with a bunch of period-appropriate finger foods. Here, 6 steps to make your Sunday night "Mad Men" viewing party a stylish success.
RECIPE: PHILADELPHIA FISH HOUSE PUNCH
STEP 1. PARTY-READY PUNCH
This show has too many snappy one-liners and subtle looks of sexual innuendo for you to be playing bartender all night, shaking cocktails one-by-one. You'll miss all the fun. Mix up one big, potent punch. This one is a dangerous crowd-pleaser and fittingly, is far older than even Bert Cooper.
Makes 3 quarts (enough for about 12 cocktails)
3 cups dark rum, preferably Jamaican
1½ cups cognac
1½ cups simple syrup
1½ cups fresh lemon juice
¾ cup peach schnapps
1 lemon, thinly sliced crosswise, to garnish
Combine rum, cognac, syrup, juice, schnapps, and 3 cups chilled water in a large punch bowl; place a large block of ice or ice ring mold in the punch to chill. Float lemon Read More »from 6 Steps to "Mad Men" Party Success: A Cheat Sheet