COVID-19, Social Distancing, and CANCELLED CATERINGS

Dear Polkadot Dinners friends and customers, Like you, we have been closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation.  The health and safety of our customers, staff, and community have always been our top priority. That commitment is more important now than ever.  In accordance with the guidelines issued by the Governor of California on Sunday, March 15,…

Boozy Hot Chocolate

So easy to make, these boozy hot chocolate drinks will warm us all from the inside out. Here are 3 ways to doctor up your hot chocolate this Holiday season.

Candy Cane Cocktail

Wow your Holiday party guests with a Signature Cocktail they will never forget…

Fig, Arugula, and Bleu Flatbread

Fig, Arugula, and Bleu Flatbread   Utilize all of your foraged summer garden treasures to create this elegant, mouthwatering share-plate. Fig, Arugula, and Bleu Flatbread – serves 12 Ingredients: 1-lb fresh pizza dough (recipe follows) ½ cup fig jam (receipe follows) 6 fresh figs 4 oz prosciutto or Sorano ham,  torn into ribbons 1-1 1/2…

Tomato and Bacon Dip

Impress your friends with this easy, decadent Tomato and Bacon Dip, which is best with your own garden-fresh Cherry Tomatoes.  Enjoy! TOMATO AND BACON DIP: Ingredients: 6 slices Smoked Bacon, diced1 8oz package Cream Cheese, room temperature12-15 oz Cherry Tomatoes, whole1 Cup Mayonnaise1/2 Cup grated Parmesan1/4 Cup Green Onion, diced1 Tbsp cracked Black Pepper1/2 Cup…

Why I’m cooking my way through “Merriman’s Hawaii”.

I plan to spend 2016 cooking my way through “Merriman’s Hawaii”. Every recipe in the book; 75 in all, by using as many locally available ingredients as possible. I hope you become as inspired by Peter Merriman’s innovative recipes as I am.

Mandarin Superfoods Salad

This salad is as delicious as it is SUPER good for you! With a healthful list of ingredients, including succulent Mandarin Oranges, you’ll feel absolutely amazing AND totally satisfied after feasting on this treat.