Absinthe frappish
Cranberry-lime sparkler
Cranberry-pomegranate bellinis
Dark and stormy
Fall sangria
Gordon's cup
Lazy margaritas
Mint julep
The Paloma
Pimms cup
Pink of Perfection

Sparkling ginger cocktail
The Big Apple
The Red and the Black

Basil lemonade
Belgian hot chocolate
Cranberry-lime sparkler
Lemon-mint slushy
Lemon-rosemary simple syrup
Mango lassi
Meyer lemon soda
Watermelon aguas frescas

Hors d'Oeuvres

Dips and spreads
Baba Ganoush
Charred onion dip
Chicken liver pâté
Green goddess dip

Pineapple salsa
Spiced yogurt dip
Tomato-mango salsa

Finger food
Bacon-wrapped dates with parmesan
Curried deviled eggs
Fried liver and pepper jelly crostini
Goat cheese with chutney and aloo paratha
Ham and pickle pinwheels
Kale chips
Lamb meatballs
Lemon-oregano shrimp
Mango with spicy, salty sugar
Queso fundido
Ricotta-filled squash blossoms
Roasted veggie plate
Salami-wrapped Mean Beans
Salt-crusted shrimp
Sausage rolls
Spanish tortilla
Stuffed mushrooms

Sweet potato pancakes
Tuna-stuffed peppers

Nuts and snacks
Chile-lime peanuts
Curried roasted chickpeas
Parmesan-pepper popcorn
Pita chips
Spiced cashews
Sweet and spicy peanuts

Main dishes

Beef rendeng
E Tyler Lindvall's chili for the people
Grilled skirt steak with chimichurri sauce
Short ribs with dijon mustard
Short ribs with horseradish mashed potatoes

Lamb stew
Pasta with lamb ragu


Asparagus, prosciutto, and fried eggs with ramp pesto
Carbonara with bacon, peas, and mint
Chickpea, sausage, and tomato soup
Martha Bruegge's ham and beans
Pasta with spicy sausage, mustard, and basil
Pork tenderloin with roasted grapes and shallots
Prosciutto, pesto, and ricotta panini
Roasted pork loin with haricot verts and mustard breadcrumbs
Vietnamese-style bánh mì

Casey's chicken potpie
Chicken masala
Fried chicken cutlets with arugula salad
Martha's chicken salad with herbs
Mexican chicken soup
Oven-fried picnic chicken
Roasted chicken
Roasted chicken legs with potatoes and tomatoes
Roasted duck salad
Stuffed chicken legs
Thai-style bánh mì a la Mark Bittman (and Audrey)
Turkey Tetrazzini

Chilled zucchini soup with lemon-cumin shrimp and cilantro
Fish cakes
Garlic soup with mussels
Grilled salmon with cucumber-yogurt sauce
Linguine with clams, pancetta, and parsley
Pan-roasted salmon with tomato vinaigrette
Roasted shrimp and broccoli
Salad niçoise
Salt-crusted shrimp
Shrimp rolls
Tuna, asparagus, and new potato salad with chive vinaigrette and fried capers
Vietnamese noodle salad with shrimp

Baked macaroni and cheese

Cucumber-yogurt soup
Fried polenta with tomato sauce
Linguine with crème fraîche, arugula, and lemon
Pasta with lemon, jalapeno, and red onion
Ricotta and pesto pizza
Sweet potato and corn chowder

Yellow dal

Side dishes

Butternut squash and carrot soup

Cucumber-yogurt soup

Asian slaw
Arugula with figs, walnuts, and gorgonzola
Arugula with endive, pears, fennel, and hazelnuts
Butter lettuce with oranges, fennel, and olives
Corn, radish, and tomato salad
Grilled zucchini salad with feta
Kitchen sink summer salad
Mixed-up salad
Pasta salad with chickpeas, tomato, and feta

Potato salad with lemon-tarragon vinaigrette
Roasted beets with horseradish and fried capers
Simple tomato salad
Summer melon with cucumber, basil, and feta
Tomato and avocado salad
Watermelon-feta salad
Winter caprese salad

Potato, pasta and rice side dishes
Gremolata potatoes
Horseradish mashed potatoes
Indian spiced cauliflower and potatoes
Indian baked rice
Orzo with cinnamon brown butter and parsley
Potato gratin with goat cheese and garlic
Rice and peas
Spicy roasted potatoes
Twice-baked potatoes with cheddar and green onions

Other vegetable sides
Braised red cabbage with apples and caraway seeds
Celery root puree
French bean salad
Kale and black eyed peas with bacon
Roasted acorn squash with maple syrup and nutmeg
Roasted broccoli
Roasted brussels sprouts with bacon and lemon
Roasted pumpkin


Cakes and sweet breads
Amy Sedaris' cupcakes
Chocolate chickpea cake
Chocolate chip banana bread
Chocolate hazelnut cake
Chocolate pear cake
Flourless chocolate cake
Gingerbread with lemon icing

Grapefruit yogurt cake
Strawberry-almond yogurt cake


Ambrosia macaroons
Cappuccino-chocolate bites
Chewy amaretti sandwich cookies
Chocolate crackle cookies
Chocolate peanut butter (soggy) bars
Flourless chocolate-almond cookies
Lemon bars
Oatmeal coconut raspberry bars
Peanut butter brownies
Peanut butter chocolate chip cookies
Pumpkin whoopie pies

Bourbon balls
Bourbon balls with candied orange peel

Candied orange peel

Chocolate-pistachio toffee

Frozen desserts
Coffee ice cream tart
Mango-peach sorbet
Strawberry sorbet
Three-layer ice cream cake

Fruit crisps, crumbles, and shortcakes
Apple-cherry crisp
Deconstructed blackberry crumble
Pear crisp with vanilla brown butter
Strawberry-rhubarb crumble
Straw-baby shortcake

Chocolate pudding pie

Key lime pie
Sweet potato pie

Puddings and custards
Double-chocolate pudding
Pumpkin custard
Pumpkin mousse parfaits

Rice pudding with cherries
Slapdash chocolate pudding


Arugula with figs, walnuts, and gorgonzola
Arugula with endive, pears, fennel, and hazelnuts
Asparagus, prosciutto, and fried eggs with ramp pesto
Butter lettuce with oranges, fennel, and olives

Main dishes
Candied bacon
Mushroom and parmesan frittata
Plum Dutch baby
Scrambled eggs with leeks, asparagus, and parmesan

Spanish tortilla
Spicy roasted potatoes
Sweet potato pancakes

Big crumb coffee cake

Chocolate chip banana bread
Deconstructed blackberry crumble
Grapefruit yogurt cake
Pumpkin bread
Strawberry-almond yogurt cake
Strawberries with rose petal jam