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Stamford Chef Earns Top Honor with Growing Family Business

March 31, 2016 - By Reece Alvarez Eighteen years ago, Robin Selden of Stamford was training employees at clothing retailer Gap on how to create the company’s signature look in its stores when her mother asked her to join the family business, Marcia Selden Catering & Event Planning.   Bringing her passion for design, Selden’s transition to catering has […]

Pistachio Crusted Loin of Lamb with Cherry Port Glaze Recipe

March 23, 2016 - Learn to make this ridiculously amazing dish by following a few simple steps! Photo courtesy of Robin Selden of Marcia Selden Catering. March comes in like a lion, and out like a lamb . . . sorry, got distracted. Yes, and it comes out like a lamb. Man, it’s one of our favorite meats, especially […]

Cauliflower Gratin: The Perfect Side Dish

March 23, 2016 - Cauliflower is one of our favorite vegetables and it’s definitely having a moment; it’s good for you, full of vitamins and makes a great substitute for potatoes or other starches. Our recipe is perfect for a family meal or holiday, it’s flavorful, creamy and delicious. Enjoy! Cauliflower Gratin Ingredients 2 heads of Cauliflower, chopped 3 […]

Robin Selden Wins Top Industry Honor

March 18, 2016 - International Caterers Association named the local chef as Chef of the Year.   By Barbara Heins (Patch Staff) Stamford, CT — Robin Selden, Managing Partner and Executive Chef, Marcia Selden Catering & Event Planning of Stamford, has won Chef of the Year Award at the CATIE Awards (Catering Arts Through Innovated Excellence Awards) from the […]

Artichoke Gruyere Tart March 2016

March 15, 2016 - Fuss-free Artichoke Tart for a Quickie Dinner If you know that your family will be racing to the finish line even before they begin your Purim meal, consider keeping your entree super simple with this Artichoke and Gruyere Tart. We love that it’s meat-free so all hamantaschen, even those laden with butter, are fair game. Serve […]

Irish Soda Bread with Dried Cherries, Golden Raisins and Fennel

March 11, 2016 - Traditional Irish Soda Bread is textured, cakelike and served up with some corned beef on St. Patrick’s Day.  Some think our version is HEAVEN! Photo Credit: Robin Selden for Marcia Selden Catering 3 C All-Purpose Flour ¼ C Light Brown Sugar, packed 3 t Baking Powder 4 T cold, unsalted Butter, cut into pieces ¾ C […]

Build Your Own Bloody Mary Bar

March 5, 2016 - DIY Bloody Mary Bar with all the key ingredients + a few more By Marcia Selden Catering Photograph: Robin Selden for Marcia Selden Catering Bloody Mary Bars are the perfect idea if you have company overnight, are hosting a brunch or anytime! You can create an amazing palette of flavors from savory, spicy to smoky. Guests will have an awesome […]

Two Routes to Sizzling Buffalo Bites

March 2, 2016 - Recipes and photos courtesy of Robin Selden, Marcia Selden Catering and Event Planning While the BIG GAME may be yesterday’s news, baseball season is only one month away and we still need finger foods to munch on as we watch basketball and hockey. Because we never really ate our fill, we’re sharing these recipes for spicy […]