Star-Spangled Food & Drink

Take an MYO approach and then select 3-4 dogs from menu below or create your own. Pair toppings in small bowls, cute tins or mason jars that match that dog on a tray. Purchase white disposable spoons that have a large enough handle that you can take a small tip permanent marker and write name of the ingredient to help guest with their choices. Also, a small food sign on condiment tray with the name of the dog to help guide your guests make a successful hot dog creation.

What is more summer than a Popsicle? How about a boozie adult popsicle to take your 4th of July to the next level. Try our watermelon margarita pops and peach whiskey lemonade pops!

Backyard Bash

For you upcoming graduation party or next outdoor bash; consider fun familiar foods with a little twist as well as a build your own option with toppings & smears!  Below please find a fun Greek street food concept which is a crowd pleaser from guests who want a more traditional pita sandwich to those who prefer the concept of using protein and other offerings to build a bowl, which is hot right now!

Summer is finally here and it’s time to hangout side with family and friends! Here are some quick tips on how to decorate for a beautiful backyard get together. Using as much as you can around the house is always best. If you like the way your patio furniture or other larger items like lounge sitting. Use it! Coordinate with the colors you already have. Also, some DIY yard games to make your party even more fun!

Mom Project

While we appreciate our moms everyday, Mother’s Day is a time to specifically  highlight hoe much they mean to all of us. Here we have a few little brunch ideas for you to create for your mom before you go out to brunch or on with your day. With the addition of the little morning bites, how about a few DIY affordable gifts?…yep we have those covered for you too!

Spring Things

With thoughts of snow and cold fading being replaced by longer hours of sunshine and temperatures rising; this creates a path for our entertaining and our menus to follow suit. Stash the heavy winter dishes/ flavors for light, bright and easy dishes that will put a spring into your next gathering.  Easter, Passover, a late morning bridal or baby shower or just a because family gathering consider making some of these dishes your own. 

Super Bowl Urban Food Blitz

Urban MYO Tex-Mex Station
Mix, match and top to create your touch down food play with an Urban MYO station that will have something to please everyone on your team.
Super Bowl Beverages
This year’s big game is held in Atlanta, where the New England Patriots will face off with the Los Angeles Rams. Here are three drink ideas that give a nod to each team and the host city.

Baby Bites with Holiday Bling

Undecided on what to surprise your guests with for a sip on snack for a cocktail or holiday party? Try little perfect one bite’s paired with fun sparkles and cocktails! Put a stick on it! Never forget about the look and feel of your gathering. If you are planning a new year’s party this season think about adding a little bling, grab a little this and that from the holiday/Christmas décor you already have in place and give it a sparkling twist!

Clean Thanksgiving Sides

Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends, football and feasting. The average American will consume a hefty 3,000 calories on Thanksgiving for dinner alone. Drinks, dessert and appetizers can bring the total calorie count to 4,500, according to the Calorie Control Council, an industry group. In these simple recipes Chef Kelli has recreated the traditional flavors we all love, all while keeping our waistlines and hearts in mind.

Farmer’s Market

Chef Kelli recently made a visit to the Royal Oak Farmers Market for an on air cooking demo with Fox 2. In the segments she encourages you to utilize the great local resource that is your local markets for a bounty of whole local staples for an array of amazing Autumn and holiday dishes!