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I heated the vinegar and spices, poured over cucumbers and popped them in the refrigerator overnight. They came out very tangy, so I rinsed the pickling liquid off before serving. 2 lbs small cucumbers, cut in 1/4 inch slices 2 … Continue reading
EQUIPMENT – Katy 15-20 silverplate trays stack of doilies 2 silver, 3 tiered, trays 2 XXL silver trays for topping garbage cans 3 long table cloths XXL long white cloth fabric (used for punch tables) lace table cloth 8 stainless … Continue reading
Hot Chocolate 1 gallon of milk, heated on the stove in a large pot 8 oz milk chocolate 10 oz bittersweet chocolate Melt chocolate in the microwave with 30 second bursts, stir into the hot milk (it really doesn’t work … Continue reading
These ball refreshments were meant to be uncomplicated. We had 40 people registered, plus walk-ins, CVD, and Band for a total of 60. The refreshments were just the right amount, with some left at the end of the break, but … Continue reading
Refreshments Coordinator: Barbara Pugliese Because this ball was in honor of Dolley Madison, we served ice cream as she was famous for doing at the White House. Sweet Refreshments vanilla ice cream with berry compote (about 12 cups) 8 doz. … Continue reading
From the Jane Austen Centre website, these cookies are “claimed to have been served by Dolley Madison to her husband James Madison,” which puts them in the 1810s. 2 cups butter ¾ cup milk 4 cups sugar 1 tsp baking … Continue reading