What are you having?

posted 3 years ago in Food
Post # 3
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2013

@lexmek27:  here is my main menu (the cocktail hour is a variety of things, so many, I don’t have them memorized lol)

 

Salad/1st course: Beefsteak tomato with fresh mozzerella drizzled with a pesto balsamic vingerette

 

2nd course/Appetizer: Jumbo tortellini in a marinara sauch

Entree: Guests can pick 1 out of 3:

Filet Mignon drizzled in a port wine reduction with roasted potatos and a vegetable

Tilapia topped with a sea food bisque that comes with a vegetable

Pan seared chicken breast topped with fresh mozzerella and proscuitto with a port wine reduction also comes with roasted potatos and vegetables

Post # 4
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

We are having chicken with marsala or lemon caper sauce (they will be on the side so guests can choose which sauce), roasted potatoes and grilled seasonal veggies. 🙂 We do have veggie options standing by for those that need it. Eggplant lasagna seems to be the favorite, lol.

Post # 5
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

@lexmek27:  Ours is Salad with choice of dressings placed on tables, rolls, Prime Rib with Au Jus or Chicken Marsala over fettucini, both with veggies.  Cake for dessert. 

Post # 6
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

We’re doing passed appetizers:

  • Smoky sesame-glazed meatballs
  • Mini vegetarian quiches
  • Chilled rosemary and roasted garlic shrimp

Then we’re doing a buffet with the following:

  • Chicken with madeira demiglace and balsamic caramelized onions
  • Herbed salmon with lemon-chardonnay cream sauce
  • Cheese tortellini in a lemon-oregano cream sauce with onions, artichokes, mushrooms, spinach, and capers
  • Wild rice pilaf
  • Green beans almondine
  • Salad with red onion, bleu cheese, candied walnuts, dates, and Granny Smith apples with a cranberry vinaigrette
  • Plus assorted breads/rolls

Cake and Italian cookies for dessert. 

Hot damn, it’s close to lunch… can you tell I’m excited about our menu? lol. 

Post # 7
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

It really depends on how formal your wedding is.  My wedding is going to be vegan, so I don’t think my food choices will help with your southern-food wedding 🙂  I just wanted to comment to say that if you’re having any vegetarians or vegans, make sure that meat isn’t used in cooking the vegetables, as that’s pretty common in southern cooking.  Also, maybe you can do something cool with grits?

Post # 8
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2014

Steak/salmon with chef’s choice of potatoes and veggies. It’s a plated meal. And there will be Caesar salad to start with apple crisp for dessert! 

Post # 9
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Wannabee
  • Wedding: May 2014

I feel silly about this but I accidentally posted on this thread and can’t find how to delete it! So I edited it to this haha Please help Undecided

Post # 10
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Pulled pork, brisket, potato salad, coleslaw, baked beans, cornbread, salad because my MIL is annoying and probably pie.

Post # 11
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2014 - Jacksonville Inn

Appetizers

~Fruit and cheese tray

~Veggie tray

~Mini foccia pizzas

 

Dinner Buffet

~Roasted pear salad with blue cheese and walnuts

~BBQ tri tip with horseradish cream

~Shitake mushroom salmon

~Mushroom alfredo

~Sauteed green beans with bacon

~Bread and butter

Post # 14
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

I love our menu! 

Social Hour: Sushi Rolls & Nigiri, Antipasto, & Fresh Fruit

Dinner: Pitas, Fresh Baked Rosemary and Organic Grain Bread, and 2 types of humus; fresh seasonal veggies oven roasted, asiago pasta, oven roasted red potatoes, beef tenderloin and halibut (oven baked and then pan seared with garlic butter, sweet corn and sun-dried tomatoes). ~Served Family Style

Dessert: Italian Cookies, Fruit Tart, cheese platter with dried fruit & nuts, and a cake (which is a surprise from FH).

 

Post # 15
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

We are eating so much.

Canapes – smoked salmon and sour cream bilinis, assorted crostini and chicken satay squers.

Wedding Breakfast

Tapas – squid, battered prawn and sweet chilli dip, little veggie tarts and vegetable crisps with dip.

Starter – Aisan salad and confit duck

Main – carbonarde of beef or aubergene bake for veggies. With crushed new potatoes and assorted veg.

Desert – suprise (just in case anyone i know is on here)

Cake

Evening Reception- Hog roast with assorted breads, salads, etc.

 

 

…..and in the morning while we are getting ready i have been promised a plate of smoked salmon and scrambled eggs with a glass of champagne. Spoilt much?!

Post # 16
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Sugar bee

We got married last year and I had to copy and paste this as I forgot the name of everything! I just remember it being yummy…haha. We had a buffet that included:

Fresh baked garlic bread

Top it yourself Caesar salad with romaine, bacon bits, grated Parmesan cheese and roasted garlic buttermilk dressing

Heirloom tomato and fresh vegetable salad with celery seed vinaigrette

Grilled vegetable pasta salad with sun dried tomato vinaigrette and fresh herbs

Baked Russet potatoes with sour cream, bacon bits, scallions, and four cheese blend

Steamed seasonal vegetables

Juicy grain fed country fried chicken pieces

Spiced dry rubbed baby back pork ribs topped with a sweet and tangy glaze

Baked Atlantic salmon fillets topped with sweet basil pesto

Fresh sliced seasonal fruit platter

Seasonal berry cobbler with Chantilly cream

Choice of red or white wine

Coffee and tea selection

 

We also served a late night snack, which was a poutine bar, lemonade, and iced tea.

 

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