party

Sukkot Menu and Pictures

by Linda Capeloto Sendowski on September 25, 2013

Sukkot 2013 011

Los Angeles is really the perfect place to celebrate the Sukkot holiday.  This time of year the weather is spectacular, very warm, no humidity, super clear days give way to balmy, with a little crisp evenings.  It is perfect for dining outside under the stars. I want to give you a quick recap of last Sunday’s Sukkot menu.  Actually I held two parties.  One Thursday night September 19th.  I served Prime Rib, Chicken Breasts, Oven Roasted vegetables, a big green salad and desserts.

The other party on this last Sunday the 22nd I endeavored to create something special.  I wanted to serve a small bites buffet with all of my favorites.  It proved to be a lot of effort, but with fantastic results.  Since it was not a holiday night I was free to barbecue, fry,  and cook up a storm.Sukkot 2013 016

Some of the things served:

Wagyu Beef Sliders with Mini Buns, fried mushrooms and onions on the side

Smoked Baby Lamb Ribs with Cascabel Chili Fig Barbecue Sauce

Smoked Whole Chickens, cut into small pieces

Bastilla, Chicken Phyllo Pie

Kibbeh

Lahmajun (Turkish Lamb Pizza)

Pastelicos de Carne

Borekas with Pumpkin

El Salvadorian Pastelitos

Moroccan Cigars

Kufte de Prassa, Leek and Mashed Potato Patties

Tabouleh Salad

Moroccan Carrot Salad

Hummus

Israeli Salad

Guacamole

Babaganoush

Pico of Tomatoes and Jalapeños

Apple Cake

Garnet Yam Cake

Noni Roll Cookies

Pistachio Biscotti

Chocolate Candies

Grapes

A good time was had by all. I hope you enjoy the pictures.Sukkot 2013 018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Share

{ 2 comments }

Print This Print This | PDF version

Egg Rolls, Vietnamese Style

January 22, 2013
Thumbnail image for Egg Rolls, Vietnamese Style

I have a friend who came from Vietnam after the war.  She or should I say Lisa is a gifted baker and cook.  For my recent birthday she presented me with a professionally decorated

Share
Read the full article →

Fourth of July Party Menu

June 28, 2010
Thumbnail image for Fourth of July Party Menu

Fourth of July- Oh my gosh, it is almost here.  I wonder where I stored all of the paraphernalia for the 4th, flags, banners, red, white, and blue napkins… ?  I sent out cute email invitations to the family for a barbecue.  I am planning to serve all American favorites, but keep the calories low […]

Share
Read the full article →