Wednesday, July 1, 2009


Each of my clients have different tastes, styles, and menu needs, and in order to truly capture the essence of your event, we will build a menu for your special occasion. The lists below contain suggestions, or menu-starters...the possibilities are nearly limitless!

  • Kiwi Toasts…kiwi fruit in a sweet cream cheese nest atop crisp toast.
  • Greek Cucumber Rolls...fresh dill, feta, red pepper and kalamata in a cucumber wrap.
  • Savory Bacon Bundles…bread and savory herbs wrapped in bacon, and bundled together.
  • Tomato, Fresh Basil and Feta Pizzettes…gourmet miniature pizzas.
  • Orange Glazed Pecans…large pecan halves glazed in a sweet orange sauce.
  • Corn and Black Bean Tortilla Cups with Lime Crema Fresca…an elegant fiesta of fresh vegetables.
  • Chicken Bacon Brochettes…sweet with a hint of heat.
  • Twice Baked Baby New Potatoes…pint sized and garnished with fresh chives.
  • Fruit Kabobs…seasonal fresh fruit and a creamy dipping sauce.
  • Chicken Salad on Cucumber Slices…prepared with low-fat dressing and just enough seasoning.
  • Crudités with Garlic Herb Dip…fresh seasonal vegetables served with a flavorful dipping sauce.
  • Fruit Salsa and Cinnamon Chips…a melange of seasonal fruits served with baked cinnamon pita chips.
  • Antipasto Skewers…Italian salami, mozzarella, grape tomatoes, fresh basil and olives with a flavorful glaze.
  • Raspberry Brie Tartlets…sweet raspberries and rich brie baked upon a puff of pastry.
  • Assorted cheeses and flatbreads…simple and beautiful.
  • Fresh vegetable platter…featuring homemade vegetable dip.
  • Homemade Garlic Hummus...creamy and flavorful, served with pita wedges.
  • Romeo and Juliets...guava pate and manchego cheese skewers.
  • Cornmeal Blinis with Mascarpone and Strawberries...miniature sweet corn pancakes with creamy cheese and fruit.


  • Chicken Salad Sandwich…shredded chicken with just the right amount of seasoning.
  • Pesto Turkey Sandwich…savory sliced turkey, pesto sauce, roasted red peppers and provolone cheese.
  • Honey Glazed Turkey Sandwich…thinly sliced turkey with colby cheese on sweet bread.
  • Italian Pizza Sandwich…pepperoni and salami with tomato sauce and provolone cheese.
  • Veggie Sandwich…lettuce, cucumber, tomato, carrot and onion slices with an herbed cream cheese on a bagel.


  • Mostaccioli...Mostaccioli noodles baked in a creamy marinara sauce and toasted under mozzarella cheese.
  • Baked Penne with Roasted Vegetables...Loads of fresh veggies roasted, tossed and baked with penne, marinara sauce and fontina cheese.
  • Fettucine Alfredo...Fettucine noodles tossed in a shallot, parmesan cheese, cream and butter sauce.
  • Nonna's Meat Lasagna...Flat noodles layered with seasoned beef, marinara sauce and a three-cheese mixture.
  • Rigatoni Marsala...Prepared with marsala wine, caramelized onions, sautéed mushrooms, garlic, cream sauce and shredded chicken.


  • Oven Fried Chicken...moist, flavorful and crunchy.
  • Barbequed Beef Brisket...marinated and slow roasted, then sliced thin.
  • Balsamic Glazed Chicken...sweet and tangy.
  • Pulled Chicken...with a light barbeque glaze.

Side Items:

  • Fruit Salad…seasonal fruit.
  • Pasta Salad…fusilli noodles with Italian veggies and dressing.
  • Fresh Veggies…carrots sticks, cucumber slices, celery and broccoli with dipping sauce.
  • Baked Macaroni and Cheese...creamy and cheesy with a panko crumb topping.
  • Cup of homemade soup…your choice of Black Bean or Corn Chowder.
  • Cup of homemade chili…with beef and beans.
  • Sautéed Green Beans...Green Beans tossed in olive oil and sautéed to tender perfection.


  • Warm Bacon Salad…baby spinach with warm bacon, sliced eggs, onions and bacon vinaigrette.
  • Italian Salad…chopped romaine lettuce with artichoke hearts, pimentos, onions and sweet Italian dressing.
  • Caesar Salad…chopped romaine lettuce with parmesan cheese, garlic croutons and classic Caesar dressing.
  • Fresh Vegetable and Mozzarella Salad...fresh green beans, asparagus, broccoli, carrots, grape tomatoes and others tossed in a sweet balsamic dressing with fresh slices of mozzarella.


  • Chocolate Cake...three layers of rich, moist cake and dark or milk chocolate frosting.
  • Double Chocolate Gooey Butter Cake...gooey and oh, so chocolatey.
  • English Toffee...buttery and chocolatey (and can be nutty, too!).
  • Peanut Butter and Dark Chocolate Stacks…sweet peanut butter and dark chocolate cake towers.
  • Strawberry Cake…with a strawberry cream cheese frosting.
  • Red Velvet Cake…traditional with crushed walnuts and coconut in a cream cheese frosting.
  • Lemon Drop Cake...three tiers of lemony sponge cake with lemon curd filling and lemon buttercream and candied peel.
  • Loaded Carrot Cake…carrots, walnuts and pineapple under a luscious orange cream cheese frosting.
  • Cheesecake...creamy and delicious.
  • Chocolate Strawberry Pie...strawberry slices on a cloud of fluffy chocolate in a chocolate crumb crust.
  • Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies…a baker’s dozen large cookies.
  • Chewy Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies…a baker’s dozen large cookies for the chocoholic.
  • Southern Banana Pudding…complete with ‘Nilla Wafers.

Other items available...just ask!

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