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For Immediate Release
Office of the First Lady
November 30, 2006

Menu for the 2006 Holiday Receptions

      Holidays at the White House 2006

Holiday Buffet Reception

Display of Specialty Cheeses and Winter Fruits
(Served with a Bountiful Display of Lavish Specialty Crackers and Spiced Pecans)

Colossal Shrimp Cocktail and Jonah Crab Claws
(Served with Ramsey's Cocktail Sauce and Spiced Remoulade)

Stuffed Turkey Breasts with Winter Mushrooms,
Cheese and Brandied Cranberries

Sugar Cured Virginia Ham with Hot Pepper Mustard
(Served with Warm Blue Corn Muffins)

Chicken Fried Beef Tenderloin with White Onion Gravy
(Served with Tiny Icebox Rolls)

Herb Roasted Lollipop Lamb Chops served with Warm Yeast Rolls
Honey Cup Mustard Sauce

Fresh Tamales with Tomatillo Sauce and Black Beans

Baked White Cheddar Farfalle

Sweet Potato Souffl

Asparagus Tier with Lemon-Garlic Aioli

Golden and Crimson Beet Salad with Orange, Fennel, and Feta

Holiday Reception Desserts


Chocolate Peppermint Cookies with Peppermint Crunch

Pecan Sandie Tree (Mexican Wedding Cookies, Russian Tea Cakes) with Layers of Cookies

Holiday Ornamental Cookies


Miss Beazley

Christmas Trees


Candy Canes

Other Specialities:

Red Hat Box Mascarpone Cake
White Pound Cake with Mascarpone Cream Filling, Red Marzipan Frosting
and Red Ribbon Bow Decoration

Coconut Cake
Coconut Chiffon Cake, Coconut Pastry Cream Filling and 7 Minute Meringue Frosting

Chocolate Roulade (Christmas Log)
Soft Ganache Frosting with a Chocolate Sponge, Meringue Mushrooms, Magnolia Leaves in White Chocolate, Raspberries

Mini Tartlettes
Pecan Pie, Lemon Meringue Pie, Orange Chiffon and Chocolate Boston Cream Pie

Chocolate Truffles
Homemade, Bittersweet Chocolate, Ganache

Long Stem Strawberries with Dark Chocolate Dipping Sauce

Warm MacIntosh Apple Cobbler
With Oatmeal Crumble

Pumpkin Trifle
Spiced Pumpkin Mousse with Whipped Cream and Shaved Dark Chocolate

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