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Best Trader Joe's Party Food: Sparkling Cranberry and Clementine Juices ($3)

I am a huge fan of the Trader Joe's beverage aisle for finding flavorful juices to use as cocktail mixers or in punch recipes. For punches that I make with gin or tequila, I'll grab any of the sparking juices; the clementine is my favorite since it brings a more unusual flavor to cocktails.

13 Trader Joe's Party Staples For Busy Hosts

When it comes to hosting parties, one of my favorite resources is Trader Joe's; not only does the supermarket offer up a variety of creative, international options, but the prices also can't be beat. Which means it's my first stop when taking a page out of Ina Garten's book and supplementing from-scratch items with store-bought saviors in preparation for a gathering. Keep reading for 13 finds you need to try for yourself.

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