Sample Menus & Entrees

The possibilities for your in-home meals or party entrees are endless. However, let me provide you with a small sample of epicurian delights.

Don't forget that all of your entrees are customized to your tastes and special dietary needs. I specialize in healthy gourmet to include the needs of diabetics and gluten-free clients.

In-Home Meal Entrees

  • Stuffed Chicken Breast w/ Prosciotto & Gruyere Cheese
  • Chicken Breast Baked with Mushrooms in a Dijon Cream Sauce
  • Pepper Steak
  • "Mexi- Chicken" Casserole
  • Grandma Mary's Stuffed Zucchini*
  • Beef Burgandy
  • Stuffed Peppers*
  • Grandma Mary's Chili*
  • "Bacon Cheeseburger" Meatloaf
  • Lentils and Rice*
  • Grandma Mary's Spaghetti and Meatballs*
  • Fajitas
  • Pork Chops Stuffed with Pesto served with Carmelized Onions
  • Grandma Mary's Eggplant Parmesan*
  • Your Favorite Fish Baked Italian Style*
  • Chicken and Wild Rice Salad w/ Fresh Tarragon
  • Grilled Salmon with a "Chili Sweet" Glaze
  • Stir Fry with Chicken, Beef or Shrimp
  • Beef Stew*
  • Grandma Mary's Chicken Noodle Soup*
  • And So Much More . . .

Elegant Dinner Party Menu Examples

Menu I - Chicken

  • Crab Chowder or Cream of Mushroom Soup
  • Simple Green Salad Tossed w/ a Light Vinaigrette Served in a Romano Cheese Bowl Sprinkled w/ Toasted Pine Nuts
  • Chicken Cordon Bleu - Traditional or "Kissed By An Italian" Served w/ Jasmine Rice and Sauteed Zucchini w/ a Hint of Cinnamon
  • Creme Brulee

Menu II - Beef

  • Tomato Bisque
  • Stuffed Avocado Salad w/ Crab
  • Beef Tournedos Wrapped in Puff Pastry Served w/ Individual Potatoes Au Gratin and Green Bean "Bundles"
  • Chocolate Mousse

Menu III - Pork

  • Roasted Pumpkin Soup Infused with Ginger
  • Shrimp and Mango Salad
  • Smoky Rubbed Pork Tenderloin Served with Twice Baked Potatoes and Vegetable Saute
  • Chocolate Dipped Strawberries with Home-Made Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

Menu IV - Seafood

  • Minestrone Soup
  • Old-Fashioned Italian Salad w/ Infused Orange Vinaigrette
  • Salmon in Puff Pastry w/ Bernaise or Shrimp Scampi Served w/ Saffron Rice and Glazed Carrots
  • Banana's Foster

Buffet Party Favorites

  • Beef Tenderloin Brushetta w/ Gorgonzola Crumbles
  • Savory Pesto Cheesecake w/ Pine Nuts and Sundried Tomatoes Served w/ Crackers
  • Elaborate Antipasto Platter w/ Italian Meats, Cheeses, Cured Olives, Artichoke Hearts. Red Peppers, etc
  • Sea Scallop BLT's
  • Fajita Platter with all the Trimmings
  • Traditional Seafood Platter Including Cold Shrimp, Crab Claws and Smoked Salmon
  • Cold Giant Pasta Shells Stuffed with Waldorf Chicken Salad or Lobster Salad
  • Smoked Chicken, Beef or Pork Skewers
  • Jerk Chicken Drumettes
  • Caprese Salad
  • Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus
  • Grandma Mary's Meatballs and Italian Sausage in a Light Tomato Sauce*
  • Grand Marnier infused Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
  • Elaborate Chocolate Fountain with Fruit and Pound Cake
  • Elaborate "Mini" Dessert Tray

*Italian Family Recipe