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A Trio of Truffle Bites for Healthy Dessert or Snack

February 17, 2017 - Photo: Robin Selden   Ever find yourself hankering for something sweet, nutty, chocolaty AND healthy? Almost every day?! Me, too. These easy do-ahead truffle bites are the perfect vegan (well, 2/3 at least) dessert or a healthy packable snack. They’re so simple to make that you’ll be tempted to throw together all three. Bonus: they’re gluten–free, too! […]

Burnt Honey and Chamomile Panna Cotta

February 8, 2017 - Here’s a yummy Valentine’s Day recipe!   For a ‘love-struck’ Valentine’s Day, try this delicious Panna Cotta recipe. Our version serves eight people so feel free to share it with all of the sweethearts in your life! Ingredients: For the Panna Cotta: 3 C Cream 1 Vanilla Bean, scraped ¼ C Sugar 3 t Gelatin […]

Coconut Fudge

January 29, 2017 - Coconut fans get ready to find a new favorite treat. Made from shredded and desiccated coconut, this is deeply flavorful and almost “healthy.” Warning: This fudge is so deliciously decadent that you may not be able to stop eating it.   Coconut Fudge Recipe Ingredients: 2.5 C Shredded Unsweetened Coconut 1 C Desiccated Coconut ½ […]

Chocolate Shortbread Affogato Recipe

December 30, 2016 - Perk Up Dessert with this Chocolate Espresso Shortbread + Affogato Recipe Find out how to make this amazing dish inside. Photo courtesy of Robin Selden. We are fans of infusing things into our dessert, especially when caffeine and liquor is involved. For this month’s recipe from Marcia Selden Catering, we’re excited to share a dessert that […]

Spiced Cod to Keep Your Latkes Company

December 28, 2016 - Photo: Robin Selden Spiced Cod to Keep your Latkes Company It’s natural to focus on latkes and creative fried alternatives when we feel like we are, ahem, obligated to sizzle all sorts of treats in hot oil for Chanukah celebrations. But what are you serving as your main dish? We like to serve something loaded […]

Falafel Waffle with Israeli Salad

December 27, 2016 - We’re slightly obsessed with this recipe for Falafel Waffles. They have tons of flavor, lots of color and are a fun and unexpected surprise at any gathering. Whip out that waffle iron and get cooking! Falafel Waffle with Israeli Salad Recipe   Ingredients: Serves 4 1 16 oz box of Falafel Mix   For the […]

Bruleed French Blonde Martini

December 2, 2016 - Brûléed French Blonde Martini When the weather outside is frightful, cocktail time is sure delightful! People love to drink seasonally so we are thrilled to bring you this culinary inspired cocktail was created in the “Liquid Kitchen” of Marcia Selden Catering by our drinkmaster, Jeffrey Selden. This recipe for the Brûléed French Blonde Martini is the perfect […]

Acorn Squash Salad with Maple Vinaigrette

November 30, 2016 - Acorn Squash Salad with Maple Vinaigrette Recipe via Marcia Selden Fall is the right time to get your squash on, and acorn squash is one of our favorites. Choose acorn squash that is heavy for its size, with a hard skin free of blemishes. We pair this with the sweetness of a little maple vinaigrette, […]

Beer-Brined Turkey and Onion Gravy with Bacon Recipe

November 29, 2016 - (Photo provided by Marcia Selden Catering) Your love of turkey doesn’t have to go away now that Thanksgiving’s done! We know you’re probably still pulling out of your tryptophan coma, but good food shouldn’t stop anybody . . . that’s why we’re sharing a recipe for Beer-brined Turkey and Onion Gravy with Bacon. And, although the recipe […]

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 […]