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Transform Leftover Turkey Into Tostadas with Chipotle Cranberries

November 21, 2016 - Transform Leftover Turkey into Tostadas with Chipotle Cranberries Leftover turkey after the Thanksgiving feast is a great thing. But for lots of us, enthusiasm for the turkey scraps wanes quickly once the dishes are washed. We get it. The key to enjoying the multitude of bits and pieces that you hastily packed away in the back […]

Short Rib + Sweet Potato Chili

September 30, 2016 - Warm up to this Short Rib + Sweet Potato Chili recipe! Don’t you just want to dive into those pots and devour them? OMG! Pic courtesy of Robin Selden of Marcia Selden Catering. What? How did this happen? All of a sudden the temps are in the 60s! So, to help us ease into fall, […]

Thai Chicken Pot Pie

September 30, 2016 - Comfort Food Classic with an Unexpected Twist Makes one 9 inch pie Ingredients For the Crust: 2 ½ C All-Purpose Flour 1 t Salt ½ C Unsalted Butter, cold and cubed ½ C Cold Coconut Milk 1 Egg and 1 T Water, for egg wash Directions: To make the crust, in a food processor, pulse the […]

Butternut Squash Bruschetta with Pomegranate

September 30, 2016 - Nothing screams fall more than butternut squash! Try our new twist on bruschetta featuring the delicious flavors of this fall favorite. #YUM Butternut Squash Bruschetta with Pomegranate Recipe Ingredients: 2 T Pistachios 4 T Unsalted Butter 1 2 lb. Butternut Squash, peeled, seeded and cut into a small dice 4 sprigs Sage 4 sprigs Thyme […]

Honey Cake with Poached Pear Rose

September 27, 2016 - This dessert belongs on holiday tables this autumn! The only question is if we serve it when we break the fast after Yom Kippur or at the end of our pre-fast meal. Either way, this is a beautiful classic to consider when pears and apples are at their peak of season freshest. It would make a […]

Peach Blackberry Cake

September 2, 2016 - Savor Sweet, Juicy Peaches with this Easy to Prepare Cake By Marcia Selden INGREDIENTS For pastry dough 1 1/2 C all-purpose Flour 1/2 C Sugar 1 t Baking Powder 1/4 t Salt 1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted Butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 1 large Egg 1 t Vanilla   For filling 1/2 C Sugar 2 […]

A Chic New York City Wedding for Amanda + Danny

August 28, 2016 - Carats & Cake – Catering by Marcia Selden

Summer Corn Chowder with Grilled Vegetable Confetti

August 24, 2016 - It’s that time of year, the time when fresh sweet corn is at its best. This is the season for homemade corn chowder, and Marcia Selden makes it easy. Go swing by your local farmers’ market and grab some corn. Summer Corn Chowder with Grilled Vegetable Confetti Ingredients: 8 ears fresh sweet Yellow Corn, husks […]

Beyond Bare Butter: Mix-Ins Create Compounds That Impress

August 15, 2016 - At the recent International Foodservice Editorial Council (IFEC) conference in Maine, a luncheon sponsored by Real California Butter and the California Milk Advisory Board included a breadbasket with a trio of butters: sweet/spicy gochujang, shallot compound butter and lemon caper blend. Butter, what’s happened to you? You used to be the pale, chilly accompaniment to […]

Stamford Chef Credits Teamwork For Greenwich Wine + Food Festival Nod

August 12, 2016 - STAMFORD, Conn. — It takes a village to be a chef. So explains Robin Selden of Marcia Selden Catering & Event Planning who admits she relies on her entire team to help please clients’ palettes. The Stamford resident was named a “2016 Innovative Chef” by the Greenwich Wine + Food Festival and says she’s truly humbled […]