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Italian meats and cheeses, olives, marinated vegetables, rustic tapenades, seasoned olive oil and crunchy Italian bread
Bread lathered with Boursin Cheese and topped with deli ham wrapped around fresh asparagus and baked until golden brown
Crunchy toasts topped with endless combinations—ricotta cheese, pesto and roasted red pepper slivers, fig and bleu cheese, traditional tomato-basil…
Black Bean and Chorizo Dip
Creamy black beans, spicy Spanish chorizo sausage, Mexican spices topped with diced tomato and scallions served with tortilla chips
Brie en Croute
A mini brie wheel topped with homemade fig preserves and baked in puff pastry until golden and gooey—other fruit preserves may be substituted
Grape tomatoes, fresh basil leaves and mini mozzarella balls drizzled with olive oil and a sweet balsamic reduction
Cheese, Seasonal Fruit, & Crudité Platters
Colorful trays burgeoning with hunks of gourmet cheeses, fruits and vegetables give guests a lighter option
Crispy Chipotle Chicken Tenders
Chicken tenders coated with a Chipotle aioli, dredged in Panko and baked until crispy—served with creamy Chipotle aioli dipping sauce
Fig, Prosciutto, and Blue Cheese Focaccia
Thick focaccia drizzled in garlic-olive oil, spread with fig preserves and topped with blue cheese and crispy prosciutto and then baked golden brown
Finger Sandwich Platters
Choose from an assortment of finger sandwiches—cucumber-bacon-cream cheese, sundried tomato and pesto, ham brie and apple, ricotta and orange marmalade, peanut butter and bacon—I also make the traditional chicken salad, egg salad and pimento cheese!
Green Chili Cheese Squares
Mild green chilies are combined with eggs and three cheeses to produce a savory quiche-like treat
Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Yeast Rolls
Pork Tenderloin is dredged in a savory spice rub and finished with pineapple habanero chutney—served with yeast rolls and extra chutney
Hot Artichoke Dip
Creamy, cheesy and full of tender artichokes. This is my signature appetizer!
Italian Cheese Bread
French bread layered with garlic butter spread, Italian cheeses, topped with roasted red peppers, black olives, and green onions—baked until gooey and crispy
Italian Tortellini Skewers
Three Cheese Tortellini, grape tomatoes, black and green olives and yellow bell pepper marinated in balsamic vinaigrette thread on a bamboo skewer—fun to eat!
Lemon Garlic Shrimp
Large shrimp roasted in a lemony, buttery herb sauce
Large peeled shrimp marinated in Lemon-Dijon vinaigrette with pickled red onions and bay leaves—beautiful presentation
Guacamole made with Pico de Gallo ingredients and spiked with Tequila, lime and orange liquor
Mexican Layer Dip
Layers of Mexican goodness—refried beans, spicy sour cream, homemade guacamole, cheese, tomatoes and black olives. Served with tortilla chips
Flour Tortillas slathered with a Mexican spiced cream cheese mixture—rolled and sliced—dip them in creamy salsa or chipotle aioli
Old World Hummus and Pita Chips
Lemony, garlicky and delicious—My grandmother’s recipe
Layers of tangy cheese, sundried tomatoes and pesto served with crostini
Hearty ground beef dip with an interesting combination of flavors including raisins
Puff Pastry Pinwheels
Puff Pastry baked into crunchy pinwheels with spirals of flavor—pesto, smoked turkey and provolone or Spinach and Gruyere—combinations are endless!
An old standby favorite—you can’t eat just one
Chopped shrimp, avocado, mango, cucumber, and red onion marinated in a wonderful citrus blend—served with tortilla scoops
Mini puff pastry cups filled with a tangy spinach, onion and feta mixture—baked to golden brown perfection
Large white mushrooms brimming with Italian Sausage-Ricotta stuffing or Crab stuffing
Sweet Chili Bacon Wrapped Chicken
White meat chicken wrapped in bacon and seasoned with a sweet-chili spice rub
Tender meatballs coated in homemade Teriyaki sauce sprinkled with toasted sesame seeds and green onions
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