Re-Imagined Ellis Island Traditions

September 26th, 2010

Fall Appetizer Buffet

Italian-American Meatballs with Marinara
Beef, Pork and Turkey Meatballs with Roasted Garlic and Mixed Herbs

Russian-American Mini Rueben Fingers
Pastrami, Swiss Cheese and Sauerkraut inside a Fried Eggroll Wrap
Served with Russian Dressing Dipping Sauce

Hungarian-American Plum Dumplings
Potatoes Dumplings stuffed with Whole Plums and Fried

German-American Bavarian Beer Braised Brussel Sprouts
Brussel Sprouts slowly simmered in Beer until Tender

Jewish-American Cheese Blintzes
House-Made Farmer’s Cheese stuffed Crêpes served with a Strawberry Fruit Sauce

Irish-American Smoked Salmon-Potato Hash
Crisped Hash of Smoked Salmon, Yukon Gold Potatoes, Garlic and Green Onion.
Served with a Dill Vinaigrette

Italian-American Grilled Focaccia with Tomato-Basil Jam
Sweet and Sour Balsamic and Tomato Gastrique atop Grilled Herb Focaccia Bread

Russian-American Cabbage and Egg Piroshki
Puff Pastry stuffed with Sautéed Cabbage and Hard-Boiled Eggs

Polish-American Sausage Kaiser Roll Bites

Irish-American Guinness Stout Float

American Mini Cheddar-Apple Pies