Evening at Wayne Manor

Bruce Wayne, the notorious playboy and his butler Alfred were (I’m sure) well known for their extravagant parties. I’ve decided to base this cocktail party menu on some of the Oscar’s Menus as designed by Wolfgang Puck. Apparently, there is a tradition to have a Mac and Cheese and a Chicken Pot Pie (at least…

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

  Kreacher’s French Onion Stuffed Meatballs 1 Tablespoon olive oil 2 onions, halved and thinly sliced 1/2 Tablespoon fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/4 cup beef broth 1/4 cup red wine 1 1/2 lbs ground beef 1/4 cup bread crumbs or ground oats (gluten free, if needed)…

Hunger Games- Apocalypse

A Meal from the Hob Appetizers Blackberry, goat cheese, basil, honey on crostini Sourdough Baguette Toasted Goat’s Cheese mixed with Honey spread on crostini Whole Blackberries Basil Leaves as garnish             Main course Dandelion Greens and Citrus Salad 1 bunch dandelion greens, washed, dried and trimmed 1 pink grapefruit, segmented…

Hunger Games- Oppulent Feast

Appetizers Roasted Pork with apple chutney and sweet potato chips Meat, Cheese and Nut trays                     Main Course Lamb Stew with plum sauce 5 lbs. lamb fillet, shoulder or leg, cut into 2″ pieces 2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper 1/2 c. flour 2…

Fantastic Beasts- The Blind Pig

I actually did a bit of research for this. Turns out, food in the speakeasies were not documented considering…. well they were illegal. I did get the 21 Club’s cookbook so many of the recipes were taken from there. I have read in a few places that the food in the speakeasies was not necessarily…

Fantastic Beast’s Tina and Queenie’s Flat

Appetizers- Mini hot dogs All that’s needed is mini hot dogs and crescent rolls (maybe a bit of mustard for the upper lip) Main course- Beef filets- 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided 3/4 cup finely chopped shallots, from 2-3 large shallots 1-1/4 cups red wine 3 cups beef broth 6 fresh thyme sprigs 1/4 teaspoon…

Arthur Curry’s Maine Eats

Arthur Curry (or more commonly known as Aquaman) is one of the least appreciated superheroes and there are many rants on the subject. I am not about to go on one of these rants however, suffice to say, a man who grew up on the surface world and is literally in charge of 70% of…

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Half-Blood Prince (Slug Club ): Miniature Savory Pies- This recipe looked yummy. One of the last book dinners had a chicken and leek pie so I decided to go with a decadent Beef Red Wine and Stilton Miniature Pies rich enough for even Slughorn’s palate.         Pheasant- The pheasant comes in first…

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Room of Requirement’s Starters- Only the best of school snacks from the room of requirement. Little head canon: Within the bustling kitchen there is a string of house elves that care for the room of requirement. They don’t ever talk about it to the staff or eve the other house elves until the end of…

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

It’s the year of foreigners and uncut hair! Oh and a little thing of the Triwizard Tournament and *gaspspoilers* the return of Lord Voldemort!!!! I have two dinner parties for this one. The first dinner party focuses on  the foreigners and the food that would have been served to accommodate their tastes. The second dinner…

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Appetizer: Pea Pesto “Soup” Crostini“If you have the pea soup, make sure you eat it before it eats you.“—Dre Head warning Harry Potter about the soup (movie) I have found a pea pesto that would go great on top of a crostini with a piece of tomato and bacon and I’m sure it would taste…

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Chamber of Secrets: Appetizers: Gilderoy Lockhart’s Famous Bites (Famous chef’s appetizers under Lockhart’s name)- if Lockhart were a chef, there is no doubt that he would have stolen the signature dishes from these modern celebrity chefs. Julia Child’s Beef Burgandy Bites Emeril Lagasse’s BBQ Shrimp Bobby Flay’s Crunch Sliders Wolfgang Puck’s Schnitzel Bites Main Course:…