Cocktails. The word 'heavenly' tends to get used to describe them.
When it comes to ambience, your use of candles puts you in a league of your own.
The greatest nibbles in the known universe.
Put it down to experience and crack on with another batch.
Convince yourself that you never wanted canapes anyway and try something else instead.
Break out the posh crisps as a handy substitute.
Turn it down, of course. Courtesy is your middle name.
Ask them who their favourite band is and play that instead.
Invite them to join in.
Make them the best selection of meat-free nibbles they've ever eaten.
Ask them for recipe ideas.
Bulk buy enough tofu to feed a small village.
Crack it open and offer everyone a glass.
Take inspiration and offer up your finest wines.
Tell them to save it for another day.
Get the other two pizzas out of the oven. Nobody goes hungry when you’re hosting!
Work out who's hungriest, then grab some snacks for anyone else who's still peckish.
Grab a knife and cut it into lots of pieces so that everyone can have a bit.