Let's Have a Kiki with Cooking Channel

By: Kevin Bender
Let's Have a Kiki - The Scissor Sisters

Some of you undoubtedly have heard the Scissor Sisters' viral dance anthem, " Let's Have a Kiki." The song chronicles a girl's night out gone terribly wrong - torrential rain, no cabs, and to top it all off -- police busting up the party. Frizzy hair, runny mascara, having to take the subway, and the NYPD: What could be worse? The only thing that could save this night is a Kiki: the ultimate after party.

We love ( a can't-stop-playing kind of love) this song.  So after endless repeats, we decided to riff off of our Party in Five series and see what it would take to throw the Kiki of our (wildest) dreams.

Party in Five: Let's Throw a Kiki 
1. Your Best Heels

"Put on your heels" because even the cutest sneaks or flip-flops just won't cut it at this Kiki.

Let's Have a Kiki High Heels
2. Smoke Machine

"Fire up the smoke machine" to make things dramatic -- and obscure everyone's vision.

Let's Have a Kiki Smoke Machine
3. Pickles

If you don't have a friend named Pickles with a sexy rasp in his voice, we say improvise.

Get the Recipe: Kelsey's Quick Pickles (perfect for the party-planner in a rush)

Quick pickes
4. Lock

"Lock the doors. Tight." Because only select favorites are VIP at our Kiki. We suggest you follow suit.

Let's Have a Kiki Lock Image
5. Cocktails

Here's where we really shine. We've got  wonderful cocktails to keep your Kiki maaarvelous.

If the smoke-bubble machine don't break the ice, this will relieve your social anxiety.

Chuck Hughes' Icebreaker Mojito Recipe

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Pickle brine makes this the perfect Kiki-tini.
The Peter Piper Cocktail Recipe

This lethal shot is the perfect Kiki-kickoff.

Tropical Kamikaze Shooter



Because no Kiki would be complete without this lusty, liquor-laden sip.

Sex on the Beach Recipe

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The intoxicating aroma of lavender is sure to get you in the Kiki mood.

Lavender Margarita Recipe

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