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These Buffalo Cauliflower Bites from Marcia Selden Catering Are 🔥🔥🔥🔥 (Recipe)

9 Apr
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It’s just cauliflower, so you can have like 1,000,000 of these bites . . .

Cauliflower is quickly becoming this year’s Brussels sprouts . . . and here we are with another great use for them: Buffalo Cauliflower from Marcia Selden Catering!  Serve ’em up as an app, at your next party, or switch it out with classic chicken wings. Happy noming! 

Ingredients for Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

  • 1 C Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1 C Water
  • 1 t Garlic Powder
  • 1 t Kosher Salt
  • 1 head Cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 1 C Franks Red Hot Sauce
  • 1 stick Salted Butter, melted
  • Handful Chopped Parsley

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Spicy Mango Granita Will Heat + Kick UP Your Party—Recipe via Marcia Selden Catering

31 Jan
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We love our drinks in all shapes and sizes, but we have a real weakness for drinks that make us feel like kids again. Case in point: The Spicy Mango Granita from Marcia Selden Catering. It looks like an icee, but you won’t find this bad boy at your local convenience store. Nope, this super easy to make, freeze, and serve frozen drink will have you doing sweet and spicy loops all day. Perfect for any party or, do we dare say, any super party? And, while the recipe doesn’t call for any liquor, a nice shot or two (or three) of tequila or mezcal just might do the trick. Continue reading

Warm up to this Short Rib + Sweet Potato Chili recipe from Marcia Selden Catering

29 Sep
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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, we’re excited to share a Short Rib and Sweet Potato Chili recipe from the awesome Marcia Selden Catering. Time to break out that slow cooker . . .

 

 

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Amazing Any Way You Slice It: Kiwi Carpaccio Salad Recipe from Marcia Selden Catering

1 Sep

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Kiwi Carpaccio Salad from Marcia Selden Catering with photo courtsey of Robin Selden

Pardon us for a sec: our minds are kinda blown. That’s because we’re sharing a recipe from Marcia Selden Catering that uses kiwi and other fresh summer fruits to make an amazing carpaccio. Yes, what you normally see as beef carpaccio or even thinly sliced fish is now taking its place with a fruit version. 

Serve up this easy to make dish as an appetizer, a snack, or a salad. Either way, this is a great dish to dive into because the weather is still crazy hot and demands some serious refreshment.

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Heat up your grill for this soft shell crab recipe from Marcia Selden Catering

27 Jul

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Grill up some of these bad boys for your next BBQ! Pic courtesy of Robin Selden.

 

We’re entering prime grilling season here, people, so it’s nice to add something new to your arsenal of go-to dishes. So, might we suggest taking things in a new direction with soft shell crabs, cooked up real nice on your grill? It’s really the perfect summer dish, but don’t wait on this too long . . . soft shell crab season only goes until half way through September. Continue reading

Pistachio Crusted Loin of Lamb with Cherry Port Glaze Recipe: Perfect for Easter! via Marcia Selden Catering

23 Mar
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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 when it comes around time for Easter and springtime. So, it’s only fitting that we share a great recipe from our friends at Marcia Selden Catering that will definitely wow your guests. Here it is, the recipe for Pistachio Crusted Loin of Lamb with Cherry Port Glaze. Continue reading

Warm up with this wild mushroom soup with sherry recipe from Marcia Selden Catering

16 Dec
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Winter won’t suck this year with this recipe! Photo courtesy of Robin Selden.

Now that it’s “I can see my breath as I breathe” kind of weather, it’s only natural to begin to think of warm, comforting dishes to make. Well, it doesn’t get much warmer or more comforting than a beautiful bowl of soup. And, that’s exactly what we have to share with you today from Marcia Selden Catering: a rich, silky, hot and even low-fat Wild Mushroom Soup with Sherry. Our friends at Marcia Selden also say that you can freeze the base for easy reheating.

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Score a Touchdown w/ 3 Easy Snack Recipes for Football Season via Marcia Selden Catering

17 Sep
Jazz up your game day snacks with 3 recipes from Marcia Selden Catering. Photo by Robin Selden.

Jazz up your game day snacks with 3 recipes from Marcia Selden Catering. Photo by Robin Selden.

The official football season has started, so we’ve teamed up with Marcia Selden Catering & Event Planning in Stamford to help you score plenty of touchdowns with your friends during game day! Yup, we know your friends have a bit more elevated palate than just eating the hell out of chips and fake and processed French Onion dip: they want the good stuff! So, let’s do this and take you through these quick and easy recipes for Jazzed Up Pistachios, Melted Cheese & Chorizo with Grilled Baguette, and ‘Kitchen Sink’ Snack Mix. 


Jazzed Up Pistachios

 Ingredients

1/4 C Sugar

1/2 t Salt

1 T Curry Powder

2 t ground coriander

1/2 t ground cumin

1/8 t ground cinnamon

3/4 t ground ginger

2 C unsalted shelled pistachios

2 T olive oil

Directions:

Line a shallow baking pan with parchment paper.

Stir together sugar, salt, and spices in a small bowl.

Sauté pistachios in olive oil in a nonstick skillet over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes.

Stir sugar mixture into nuts and cook over moderate heat, stirring constantly, until sugar begins to melt and coats nuts evenly, 2 to 3 minutes. Immediately transfer nuts to baking pan and cool. 


Melted Cheese & Chorizo with Grilled Baguette

Serves 4

Ingredients

2 ½ T Olive Oil, divided

2 C White Onions, chopped

1 C (packed) Leeks, thinly sliced

¾ C Water

½ C dry White Wine

8 oz Smoked Spanish Chorizo, cut into thin rounds

3 cups coarsely grated Gruyere Cheese

Grilled Baguettes, sliced for dipping

Directions

Heat 1 ½ tablespoons oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add onion; sauté until golden brown, stirring often and adjusting heat as needed to prevent burning, 25-30 minutes. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Meanwhile, heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil in medium skillet over medium heat. Add leeks, sauté 3-4 minutes. Add ¾ cup of water; cover and cook until leeks are tender, stirring often and adding more water by tablespoonful’s to moisten as needed, about 10 minutes. Add wine, cook uncovered until leeks are very soft, about 5 minutes. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Combine onions and leeks in a small bowl.

Preheat oven to 450 degrees. In a shallow baking dish, layer the onion/leek mixture and top with chorizo slices, then cheese. Bake until cheese melts and bubbles, about 15 minutes. Serve hot with grilled baguette. YUM!


‘Kitchen Sink’ Snack Mix

Ingredients

2 C Crispy Wheat Cereal Squares

2 C Mini-Pretzels

2 C Unsalted Roasted Cashews

2 C Roasted Chick Peas

2 C Honey Roasted Peanuts

1 C Chocolate Covered Raisins

1 C Yogurt Covered Raisins

Directions

Melt in small saucepan:

1 stick Butter

2 t Worcestershire Sauce

2 t Celery Salt

2 t Garlic Salt

In a bowl, toss cereal with cashews and pretzels till coated well. Lay flat on a sheet pan and bake for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Let cool.

For the Chickpeas:

1 28 oz can Chickpeas, drained and rinsed

¼ C Olive Oil

2 t Tagin

1 T Kosher Salt

1 t Fresh Ground Pepper

Toss chickpeas with all ingredients. Lay flat on a sheet pan and roast at 425 degrees for 30 minutes. Stir halfway through cooking. Let cool. 

Toss chickpeas, honey roasted peanuts and cereal mix together in a bowl with the chocolate and yogurt covered raisins.

Store in airtight container and enjoy all season long!

Get All Badass on the Grill w/ 3 Killer Recipes from Marcia Selden Catering

8 Jul

Summertime’s here . . . and we hope you’re ready. Nah, we’re not talking about your beach card or sun tan lotion, we’re talking about knowing how to grill more than just hot dogs and a simple burger on the barbie. Yeah, we’re talking about going all out with some wicked good food. And, with the following three recipes from Marcia Selden Catering, the badass griller in you will be awakened, releasing a torrent of pure savory awesomeness upon your guests. So, let’s do this and check out the recipes for The Ultimate Badass Burger, Coffee Rubbed Ribeye, and Grilled Romaine Wedge Salad with Chimichurri Vinaigrette. 

All photos courtesy of Marcia Selden Catering

All photos courtesy of Marcia Selden Catering

The Ultimate Badass Burger

This burger uses soy sauce and sun-dried tomato to give it that killer umami flavor to kick it up to super bad-assness!

2 lbs. ground sirloin

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Look Forward to More w/ 4 Recipes Made with Half Full Beer from Marcia Selden Catering

6 Apr

Apparently, we have a problem. So much so that our friends at Marcia Selden Catering thought it’d be awesome to share a new set of recipes with us that feature beer. Yeah, sure, beer is awesome to cook with, but it’s even more fun when you’ve got some extra to drink while you’re cooking. So, our suggestion? Check out Half Full Brewery in Stamford Friday-Sunday, get some growlers, then let loose with these four killer recipes that Marcia Selden Catering created featuring Half Full. Also new at Half Full is their Crowler fill station which is basically a 32 oz. beer in a can that can last for weeks or even months as opposed to a couple of days with a growler fill.

However you get the beer to your kitchen, you’re gonna die for Beer, Bacon and Cheddar SoupBeer Braised Pulled Chicken Sliders with Spicy SlawKorean Crispy Braised Pork Belly with Pickled Onions, and Big Boy Franks and Beans. Let’s do it . . . and thanks again to Marcia Selden Catering for the great recipes! 

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