Posts Tagged appetizers

Luscious Goodies for Your New Year’s Eve Bash!

Need a little last minute help pulling together your New Year’s Eve menu?  Let FORM do the work for you!  Their to-go menu features dips, empanadas, roasted salmon stuffed with tapenade and wrapped with truffle marinated zucchini, bacon wrapped artichoke hearts, mini sandwiches, stuffed mushrooms, and so much more!  Call 912-236-7642 to pre-order your appetizers.

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Deliciously quick last minute ideas for Thanksgiving!

Last minute quickies for Thanksgiving dinner!

 Extra guests coming for T-Day?  Need to fill them up with some extra appetizers or side dishes or desserts?  Here are some quick and easy, yummy ideas ideas…. Just go to Savannahbest’s Cooking page:   http://www.savannahbest.com/cooking/holidayrecip.htm

 

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Distraction Opens Tonight!

Distraction, a Photography MFA Thesis Exhibition of Charlotte Shuber’s work, will be held at Oglethorpe Gallery, 406 E. Oglethorpe St., from 6-9pm.  Enjoy appetizers and wine while viewing some great works of art.  A print raffle will be held and tickets are only $2!  You’ll even get a surprise just for entering.  If you have any questions call 330-618-7636.

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Eat Drink & Party on St. Patrick’s Day

To those of you who may not know, St. Pat’s is a HUGE celebration in Savannah.  For Savannahians, it’s practically an open invitation for friends and family to come pay a visit and partake in the festivities…have you planned your St. Pat’s menu yet?  We’ve got recipes for  interesting libations and intriguing Irish foods to get you started.  Click here!

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Five for $15 at 5:15pm

Stan Ray,  of the late lamented Savannah Wine Shop has joined forces with Matt Roher and Steve Howard at Cha Bella for wine tastings every Friday evening in February. From  5:15 to 7:15 pm,  you can sample five wines for $15 along with  appetizers to nibble with the wines. What a great way to celebrate Valentine’s month!  And, of course, you can stay on for dinner if you wish.

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Eos Second Saturday Wine Soiree

Shelley Smith and Brian Torres always put together wonderful events at Eos for their wine soirees. This one, on Dec. 13,  430 to 7 pm, promises to be extra-special! Benefitting the Savannah Children’s Choir, Roger Moss and Grey Curley will perform songs of the season. More than 50 lovely wines, plus heavy appetizers, will be served.  $50/person. Makes for a lovely evening for a good cause! 238-2400 for reservations.

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Flower Power Cooking

From the chef at the Jekyll Island Club Hotel come these words of wisdom about cooking with flowers:

Incredible, Edible Flowers! – Chef Abigail Hutchinson

 

     With all the flowers blossoming and brightening our lives, I’d like to share some fun things with you. How about cooking with flowers?

     Pansies, mint, daylilies and squash blossoms are just a few of the flowers that we love to get and play with. They can accent desserts, appetizers, soups, salads and entrees in various exciting ways. Their colors and flavors can take any dish to the next level. Whether you’re just topping off a chilled Champagne and strawberry soup with a pedal of a pansy, or you’re adding a sprig of mint to your raspberry mousse, flowers tend to open the senses.

     I enjoy rough chopping a few varietals, mixing them with a dash of Chambourde and maybe a hint of cinnamon, and then using the mixture as a side garnish for a dessert such as cheesecake or a Bavarian cream. Or, for the same application, using aged balsamic vinegar instead of the Chambourde is nice as well. This gives an extra spike of flavor that will surely “turn on” the tongue sensors.

     Our chefs also enjoy stuffing squash blossoms and offering them as an appetizer special in the Grand Dinning Room. 

 

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