(Closed) What Type of Food are You Having?

posted 5 years ago in African-American
Post # 3
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

My menu is tossed salad, baked chicken in gravy/roasted beef in gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans and roll with water, tea, or lemonade, will also have a fruit table. While we are taking picture I will have appetizers on each table (maybe cheese and cracker tray or something like that)

Post # 4
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

We had:

Chicken al fracaisse

Rice with parsley

Dinner roll

salad

cheesecake dessert 

3 apps per person

All natural fruit punch

 

Post # 5
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

We are having a Caribbean Menu. For appetizers we are having a tropical fruit spread, conch fritters,crab cakes, crab and lobster puffs, curry shrimp skewers. Main Course will be Jerk chicken, baked chicken, Caribbean baked fish. Our sides are rice and peas, fried plantains,Mac and cheese, cabbage and carrots, sahighland Johnny cakes. And a dessert bar

Post # 6
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

We’re having a C’bean menu as well and are doing a buffet. .

Reception:

Fish Cakes

Jerk Beef Skewers

Plantain stuffed with Jerk Chicken

Smoked Fish Bul Jol with CrackerS

Tomatoes stuffed with Avocado SalsA

 

Dinner:

 

Soup 

Traditional Bajan Soup with Dumplings

 

Salad Selection

Bul Jol

(Salted Cod with Tomatoes, Onions and Peppers marinated in Olive Oil)

 Pineapple Coleslaw

Beet and Orange Salad

Sliced Tomatoes

Tossed Salad

With a Selection of Dressings

 

Entrees

Beef Stew

Baked Chicken

Sweet Potato Pie

Macaroni Pie

Peas and Rice

Seasonal Vegetables

Fried Flying Fish

 

Carving Station

 Roast Leg of Pork Pan Gravy and Apple Sauce

 

Desserts

A selection of Tropical Pastries and Fruits

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Post # 7
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

I’m in the beginning stages of planning but i’m definitely having soul food i’ve been to one to many weddings with tasteless catered food and for as much as $150 a plate NO MAAM.

Hors D’oeuvre’s

Mini crab cakes

Fruit/cheese platter

Meatballs

Entree

Fried Fish

Smothered Turkey Chops

BBQ Chicken

 

Sides

Baked Mac & Cheese

Candied Yams

Collard Greens

Corn Bread

Post # 8
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: February 2014 - Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts

At first I was going to do the ham, turkey, and barbeque pulled pork sandwiches, with cheese/fruit/vegetable displays, barbeque meatballs, and chicken fingers (or chicken drumettes). But since now my parents are supposedly taking care of the catering bill I think I will change the menu to items below to please parents taste buds lol:

Garden or Caesar Salad, Sliced Smoked BBQ Pork Loin or Hot Pulled Pork BBQ 
Boneless Hickory Charcoal Grilled Chicken or kernal Fried Chicken Breast 
Buttered Mashed w/gravy or Potatoes Au Gratin  
Country Green Beans with Ham or Grilled Green Bean Medley   
Condiment & Sauces 
Rolls and Butter 

Post # 9
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

@glamvicious:  Love your menu… It will be a crowd pleaser. Are you having a buffet or seated dinner and how much per plate? What is your food budget?

Post # 10
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

@glamvicious:  you’re menu is almost identical to what I’m asking the caterer for! I figure if I’m going to be paying tons of money to a caterer, I might as well get some good food that our families will love! Your menu sounds delicious!

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