Catering Guides and News

We all know that I love to use a little booze in my cooking - especially bourbon and whiskey. Here's my twist on the traditional baked brie recipe - with only 5 ingredients you can whip this up after work for a last-minute invitation. Here is our Recipe for Whiskey Walnut Baked...

If you have vegan friends attending your party, then these sweet potato bites are a must! They don't take much work in the kitchen and come in a festive red and green, so they decorate the table quite nicely. Here is our Recipe for Sweet Potato Bites! Of course these appetizers taste best...

Trust me when I tell you, this is one of the easiest apps to make the night before and take to a party or throw out for guests. It's always a crowd pleaser, and appears more fancy than it really is! Here is our Recipe for Mediterranean Goat Cheese Terrine! If it...

This pomegranate and cranberry dip is almost too pretty to eat. It will stand out in a crowd of apps, and it's a great way to use on of my favorite seasonal fruits: the pomegranate. I particularly like to use this sauce as a dip, which I serve with an assortment of...

You've all seen holiday deviled eggs topped with dill and paprika, but trust me, when you throw a bbq shrimp on top, people will remember your dish! Here is our Recipe for BBQ Shrimp Deviled Eggs! These are super easy - you might just want to keep an extra dozen eggs and bag...

It's hard to stay fit and eat healthy during the holidays, but this healthy seven-layer dip might be one small way to decrease the impact of all of the indulgences. Take it to your neighborhood's cocktail potluck party so you know there is at least one thing that won't leave you...

I'm always looking for something of substance on the app table when I hit the holiday party circuit, which is why I'm sharing my Caramelized Onion and BBQ Sliders recipe. I hope you enjoy these delicious apps from Christmas to the New Year! You really can't go wrong with this easy...

The warm corn and Cotija cheese dip is a great update from the traditional spinach and artichoke dip we always see on winter party buffets. It can be assembled ahead of time and is served right in the cast iron skillet it is cooked in. Here is our Recipe for Warm Corn and...

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and we're preparing to help you with your celebration. Whether you need an entire meal for 20 people catered, or you're just a single dude who needs to bring a dish to pass for the family meal, we've got you covered. We've added two delicious...

As we start to entertain indoors due to the cooler weather, and to celebrate National Cheese Month, I wanted to give you some tips on one of my favorite entertaining staples - the cheese tray. To do so, I visited one of my favorite places for cheese, Larry's Market. Larry's Market is in Brown Deer and well worth the trip when you are planning a dinner function. In addition to cheeses, they have a great selection of wines, desserts, and unique condiments and sauces that will make for a restaurant-quality dinner at home. But for now - the cheese! Patty at Larry's Market

When I am in South Carolina, I can't get enough shrimp and grits. The classic recipe is comfort food at it's finest! As we close out Southern Food month, I knew better than to try my Yankee hand at the traditional recipe that's delicious for any meal of the day. Instead...

I have been so fortunate in this job of mine to find myself surrounded with great friends and colleagues also on their entrepreneurial journey. These guys and gals have all sorts of titles - wedding florist, architect, blogger, marketing guru - but we all share a common role of "business owner". With...

Before you head out for one last lazy summer weekend, I'd like to share a drink recipe to celebrate September, our month of all things southern. I wanted to create something that paired one of Wisconsin's favorite drinks, the Old Fashioned, with one of my adopted state, South Carolina's favorites, sweet...

Hi All, Mrs. Tall Guy here! It's been ages, but I thought I'd check in with you and make your mouth water with food from my recent trip to NYC. I was actually out there to scout NY Now for new products for my business, The Simple Home, but it was a...