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Impress Your Valentine: Baked Oysters Florentine

February 9, 2018 - How do we love thee, oysters? Let us count the ways. There’s a reason oysters are a permanent fixture on Valentine’s Day menus! They’re one of the most famous aphrodisiacs and have a reputation for love and fertility. If you’re looking to spark some romance this year, make this delicious and easy recipe for Baked […]

Macho Nacho Burgers!

January 30, 2018 - Can you say Mexican Food Porn? We can with our yum on demand Macho Nacho Burgers. Serve these bad boys at your Super Bowl Party and your guests will go gaga! (View the recipe below.)   Macho Nacho Burgers Ingredients 1 pound Ground Beef ¼ cup chopped fresh Cilantro 1 tablespoon Chili Powder 2 teaspoons […]

A Classic Winter Wedding inspired by Ralph Lauren’s Iconic Style

January 11, 2018 - This backyard wedding in Greenwich looks like it walked straight off the pages of a Ralph Lauren editorial. Between the bride’s stunning family home, the black watch tartan and gray wool linens, the elegant florals by KD&J Botanica, and the abundance of warm and cozy candle light, True Event created a celebration that fully embraces […]

Healthy Game Day Chili

January 9, 2018 - Photo: Robin Selden Healthy Game Day Turkey Chili Some traditions are meant to stick around forever. Consider chili on Super Bowl Sunday. We can’t imagine game day without it. What makes this turkey chili different from all others? Consider four cups of kale that front loads this healthy bowl without screaming, “we’ve added greens!” to […]

Quinoa Paella with Shrimp, Chorizo & Chicken

September 25, 2017 - Take a break from the classic paella, and mix up your healthy grains with our recipe for Quinoa Paella with Shrimp, Chorizo + Chicken. We appreciate a one pan meal and this dish has great rich flavor from the chorizo and saffron.  Interesting food fact: Coming from the dried stigmas of the saffron crocus, it […]

The Knot Gala 2017 Wedding Ideas

September 16, 2017 - Edible Experiences photo by Hechler Photographers Marcia Selden Catering showed its incredible expertise with multiple interactive food stations that served up delicious churros and dipping sauce, mini ice pops, tiny gardening pots of crudité (seen above on a display by HITECH Events, LLC) and more. And what would an enchanted setting be without a foodie fairy sprinkling magical “fairy dust” seasoning on […]

Do Ahead Grilled Corn Avocado Salad

September 14, 2017 - Do- Ahead Grilled Corn & Avocado Salad Do- ahead, prep ahead, make in advance… these are the magic words when it comes to planning any break fast feast following Yom Kippur. If I have to do more than pull platters from the refrigerator or slip a casserole into the oven, I’m simply not up for […]

Tamarind BBQ Swordfish Pineapple Skewers

August 8, 2017 - Summer grilling is in full swing in CT, and with that in mind, we share a great recipe that leverages both Connecticut’s proximity to some excellent seafood and our favorite culinary friend, the grill. A little flame goes a long way in this dish, Tamarind BBQ Swordfish & Pineapple Skewers. There is nothing better than […]

Peach and Basil Granita

August 1, 2017 - photo: Robin Selden No-Bake Dessert Solution for August: Peach & Basil Granita We’ve got a perfect solution to that “What should I serve for dessert” question when it’s so hot that you probably could fry an egg on your back porch. We love August but really, why add heat to the kitchen unless you’ve over-purchased at […]

Lighten Up with Grilled Branzino Zoodles & Charred Tomatoes

July 28, 2017 - Photo: Robin Selden Lighten Up with Grilled Branzino, Zoodles & Charred Tomatoes Summer time and the grillin’ is easy. Zucchini are starting to pop into local farmers’ markets and tomatoes are on the verge. If you’re watching your carbs (or would rather nibble them off the cob) or gluten-free, you’ll love this easy and healthy […]