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Caterer Earns State Honor

December 25, 2015 - Stamford catering company wins Conn. hospitality honor By Alexander Soule Updated 10:56 am, Thursday, December 31, 2015 Photo: Michael Cummo / Hearst Connecticut Media   Marcia Selden, owner of Marcia Selden Catering & Event Planning, was named the first ever inductee into the Connecticut Restaurant Association Hall of Fame.   On thousands and thousands of occasions […]

Custom Cocktails, from the Mixers to the Cubes, it’s all About You

December 22, 2015 - Jeff Selden holds a Brunch Blonde cocktail that he created based on the French Blonde cocktail from the 1920s.     Bourbon and scratch-made pumpkin syrup are not among the ingredients I would put together for a signature drink, but it worked out for someone else, which is the point. Days after crafting the cocktail […]

Chicken Marrakesh for a Crowd

December 22, 2015 - photo: Liz Rueven Marrakesh chicken is a real crowd pleaser. It’s interesting enough to serve for holidays or special dinners. It’s easy enough to serve for casual weekend gatherings, too. We appreciate the load of dried apricots and figs along with warmth inducing cumin and ginger during these  winter months. Best of all, this dish […]

Marcia Selden Catering inducted into hall of fame

December 19, 2015 - From left, members of Marcia Selden Catering & Event Planning: Robin Selden, managing partner and executive chef, Jeffrey Selden, managing partner, and Marcia Selden, founder and president.   Marcia Selden Catering & Event Planning, a Stamford-based catering company established 38 years ago, has been inducted into the Connecticut Restaurant Association’s Hall of Fame. The company […]

Robin Selden named incoming President of International Caterers Association

December 17, 2015 - Robin Selden, executive chef at Stamford, Conn.-based Marcia Selden Catering and Event Planning and a member of the Special Events Advisory Board, has been named incoming president of the International Caterers Association. Also, Marcia Selden Catering has just been inducted into the Connecticut Restaurant Association’s Hall of Fame–the only caterer ever to receive this honor.

Warm Up! Wild Mushroom Soup with Sherry

December 16, 2015 - Photo courtesy of Robin Selden.     Here’s how to make it: Ingredients: 8 T (1 stick) Butter, room temperature 2 C sliced Celery 1 C sliced Shallots 3/4 C chopped Onion 3 Garlic Cloves, minced 3 C sliced stemmed fresh Shiitake Mushrooms (about 6 ounces) 3 C sliced Crimini Mushrooms (about 6 ounces) 3 […]

A Champagne Cocktail to Rock Your New Year’s Eve!

December 15, 2015 - Everything’s better with some bubbly! You’ll definitely have a Happy New Year if you serve this delicious cocktail at your New Year’s Eve bash. Grab your party favors and enjoy our ‘Sleigh Belle Spritz’ champagne cocktail as you ring in 2016. Enjoy and Happy New Year! Sleigh Belle Spritz Makes enough for 1 bottle of […]

Heavenly Homemade Gifts for the Holidays

December 15, 2015 - We love making homemade treats for our friends and family, especially at the holidays. They’re the perfect way to show our love and joy for the season. Package them in cellophane bags tied with ribbon or raffia and pair them with a nice bottle of bubbly and you’ll be good to go. We love this […]

Spiced Zucchini Bread

December 1, 2015 - Photo: Robin Selden for Marcia Selden Catering, CT This easy to bake Spiced Zucchini Bread is a cinch to whip up and will fill your home with scents of warming spices. This recipe is dairy. Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 1 large Zucchini 1 C Light-Brown Sugar 2 T Granulated Sugar 2/3 C Vegetable Oil 2 […]