4 results for tag: fruit


Sunshine Salads

Don't you just love the sunshine? I'm totally solar powered. I have to admit, I've been feeling a bit anti-social during the past few cold and dark winter months. And, I've been spending too much time at home eating my favorite comfort foods. Warm and bright days have been so good for my psyche and I'm feeling inspired again. This week I'm sharing three of my favorite (and delicious) slim-down salad recipes. Soon we'll be able to buy fresh spring and summer vegetables locally. Isn't it wonderful?Grilled Romaine Salad 1 cup mayonnaise ½ cup sour cream ¼ cup whole milk or cream 6 ounces blue cheese, crumbled 1 tablespoon shallot, finely grated 1 ...

A Taste of New Zealand

A few weeks ago, one of my favorite customers approached me about catering a birthday dinner for his wife that would feature foods from New Zealand. I, of course, hopped on the idea and suggested that we serve the meal tapas-style. The rest is history. We had a great night and the yummy small plates were well-received! This week I'm sharing the menu and the recipes that were served. All of the recipes were created by New Zealand chefs. I just tweaked them a bit to make them doable with ingredients that are available in the Lowcountry. Enjoy!Bacon-Wrapped Quail Breasts with Lemon CouscousFor the quail:12 slices bacon1 pound boneless, skinless quail ...

Charming Bridal Luncheon

Congratulations on your upcoming nuptials! With the right vendors and planning, you can have the wedding and reception you’ve always dreamed about. Planning your wedding reception is an exciting experience! Having a caterer that you have complete confidence in to guide you throughout the planning process and execution of your wedding celebration is priceless. Most caterers have endless resources at their fingertips. They are available to assist you with every aspect of your wedding from exceptional food to location selection, event planners, bar service, linens, china, flowers, photography and entertainment. The success of every wedding depends ...

Winter Brunch on the Porch

What a beautiful winter morning to host a brunch on the front porch of PLUM PRODUCTIONS! Thank you Ashley Meijerink and Janessa Perreault for the great tablescape! Fabulous food photography by SUSAN DELOACH PHOTOGRAPHY!  CRAB BENEDICT This easy step-by-step recipe yields a creamy hollandaise sauce with a bright lemony zing. Put the sauce to good use over scrumptious layers of toasted English muffins, tomatoes, lump crab meat, bacon and poached eggs for a new twist on a classic brunch favorite. 4 English muffins, split, lightly buttered and toasted 1 large tomato, cut into 8 slices 1 pound lump crab meat, picked free of shells 8 slices bacon, ...