Recipes
My recipe for happiness? Take your pick!

Looking for COCKTAIL and HORS D’OEUVRES recipes, or ready for ENTRÉES and DESSERTS?
Choose from our favorites below, or do a search by name or type of recipe here.

Cocktails
THE FLIRTING WITH FLAVORS MANGO-RITA

THE FLIRTING WITH FLAVORS MANGO-RITA

Have you ever had a drink at a bar and desperately wished you could make it at home? I do all the time! The good news is that restaurant-quality drinks are not something you can't make at home. I've learned that most bartenders are fabulously helpful in telling you...

PERFECT POMEGRANATE MARTINI FOR THE HOLIDAYS

PERFECT POMEGRANATE MARTINI FOR THE HOLIDAYS

You all know how much I LOVE to entertain, but this time of year is a little extra special. I shift into high gear and go all out with my gold decor and menu planning! For those of you looking to entertain for the holidays, I always recommend coming up with a...

HOW TO MAKE THE PERFECT BLOODY MARY

HOW TO MAKE THE PERFECT BLOODY MARY

A Bloody Good SeasonIt’s Bloody Mary season for me. I don’t drink them in the summer. Do you? In the summer I want something more refreshing. But in the fall, when I’m brunching with my friends and family, I love nothing more than starting the meal off with this...

Hors D’Oeuvres
THE BEST GUACAMOLE MADE 3 WAYS

THE BEST GUACAMOLE MADE 3 WAYS

As you all know by now I'm a Texas girl and I've been eating guacamole since I can remember.  My mother grew up in El Paso, Texas and every time we went to visit her family we would drive across the Mexican border to Juarez to have a very authentic Mexican meal....

FLAVORFUL HORS D’OEUVRES FOR EASY ENTERTAINING

FLAVORFUL HORS D’OEUVRES FOR EASY ENTERTAINING

Grilled Eggplant-Tomato Dip with Za'atar Spiced Pita ChipsWhat do you do with all the eggplant from your garden or local vegetable stand? This is one of my favorite mezze spreads and it is perfect end of summer fare. The eggplant is grilled, which gives it a deep...

HUMMUS 101

HUMMUS 101

Before I visited Israel in April, I was content with eating store-bought hummus. It was so easy. You just head to the store, buy a container of the flavor you like, tear back the plastic wrapping and place it on a platter with pita or vegetables. My how things have...

Entrées
CRUNCHY CHINESE CHICKEN SALAD

CRUNCHY CHINESE CHICKEN SALAD

Cooking for my friends is one of my favorite things to do! There are a couple of staple dishes that I love to make for small events or casual parties. My Chinese chicken salad is up there as one of those repeat dishes that my friends always ask for. I have fun working...

THIS JUICY, INDIAN-SPICED TURKEY IS A THANKSGIVING MUST

THIS JUICY, INDIAN-SPICED TURKEY IS A THANKSGIVING MUST

I absolutely love Thanksgiving food, but sometimes you just need to change things up! This year, I decided to try an Indian-inspired menu with a spiced twist on some of my holiday favorites. When I found out that I would be cooking up this menu for a feature in New...

Desserts
STRAWBERRY-WHITE PEACH CROSTATA

STRAWBERRY-WHITE PEACH CROSTATA

Who doesn't love pie? Especially in the summer, when fruit practically begs to be piled into flaky pastry and baked until bubbling with jammy goodness. But let's be honest. All that rolling, double-crusting, and edge crimping can be a pain. I'm no baker. Spare me the...

A SNEAK PEEK at MY SWEET NEW CABARET SHOW RECIPE

A SNEAK PEEK at MY SWEET NEW CABARET SHOW RECIPE

As some of you may already know, I have another cabaret show coming up on November 7th at the Laurie Beechman Theatre! This time around, it's going to be even better with new material and special guest artist Frederick Anderson, who happens to be a friend, fashion...

ZESTY BLUEBERRY PANNA COTTA

ZESTY BLUEBERRY PANNA COTTA

Get your hands on this Zesty Blueberry Panna Cotta with Coconut and Macadamia NutsTalk about a sexy dessert! Back when I first started Flavors Catering in the 90s, panna cotta was always a fan-favorite with all of my clients. Can you blame them? It’s creamy, decadent...

Still cooking! More recipes and blogs coming soon!
Let's Stay in Touch!
MY FREE GUIDE
IS YOUR GIFT!

10 WORST Party Nightmares…
and how to avoid them!
Pamela Morgan’s
Guide to Why the Best Parties
ALWAYS End up in the Kitchen!