Ideas and Recipes

Lazy Crazy Summer Special

Take it easy and enjoy your vacation!   $99 2 Slabs of Smoked Ribs 1 Whole Smoked Boston Butt 1 gal. Baked Beans 5 lbs. Potato Salad 5 lbs. Cole Slaw 2 Dozen Cookies $129 2 Slabs of Smoked Ribs 1 Whole Smoked Boston Butt 1 gal. Baked Beans 1 Pan Macaroni &...

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Steamed Stuffed Artichoke

  8 ounces 90% lean ground beef blend of provolone, asiago, parmesan, romano 1/2 cup cracker crumbs 1/4 cup bread crumbs 1/4 cup parsley 1/4 cup green onions 1/4 cup chopped celery 1 raw egg Chicken broth to mix well Combine all the ingredients...

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Compound Flavored Butters

 Compound Flavored Butters    Compound Butters  Chilled compound (flavored) butters are frequently sliced, placed on hot grilled or broiled meats such as steak, poultry or fish, and allowed to melt – creating a very easy sauce.  To make 1/2 cup flavored butter (6 to 8...

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Broccoli Brown Rice Pilaf

1 cup uncooked brown rice 2¼ cups reduced sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth 2 tablespoons minced fresh rosemary or 2 teaspoons dried rosemary, crushed 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 cups chopped fresh broccoli 1/4 cup silvered almonds 1/4 cup unsalted sunflower...

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Grilled Cajun Red Snapper

1¼ pounds red snapper fillets 1 tablespoon paprika 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 shallot, finely chopped 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1 teaspoon cayenne 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoon finely...

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Mac and Cheese with Ham

Celebrate National Macaroni and Cheese Day! Here's Alec's favorite! 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons flour 1 cup milk 1 cup shredded American cheese 2 cups hot cooked macaroni 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt 1½  cups cooked, diced ham 1 tablespoon...

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Food Stations

If you want to manage traffic and please many tastes, try a food station. They encourage creativity and conversation and prevent logjams at the buffet. Take a look at our suggestions for food stations and let us build one for your next gathering. Check out our...

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Asian Cabbage Slaw

1 medium cucumber, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced 1 cup fresh pea pods, cut up 1/4 cup rice vinegar 1 tablespoon salad oil 2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil 1/2 teaspoon sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper 4 cups shredded Chinese cabbage 1/2 cup...

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Antipasto Tossed Salad

1¾ cups thinly sliced halved zucchini 1½ cups cauliflowerets 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions 1 cup Italian salad dressing 1 tablespoon lemon juice 12 cups torn romaine 2 medium tomatoes, cut into wedges 4 large fresh mushrooms, thinly sliced 4 ounces sliced salami,...

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Garlic Roasted Chicken with Gravy

1 (3½ pound) chicken 1 lemon, halved 1 onion, halved 4 fresh rosemary sprigs 4 fresh thyme sprigs 6 garlic cloves, peeled 1 cup Basic Chicken Stock or low sodium chicken broth 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon cornstarch 3 tablespoon dry white wine 1...

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