Summer Garden Party Ideas & Recipes

May 14, 2014



The weather is heating up and it is officially time to enjoy your beautiful backyard with a garden party! From bridal and baby showers to graduation parties and more, garden parties are a great way to connect with friends and loved ones and enjoy delicious food.

Click HERE to watch Chef Kimberly Larsen and Bob Harmon share some delicious garden party ideas on ABC 4′s Good Morning Utah.

Garden Party Recipes
Stuffed Mushroom Caps Ingredients
  1. 1 lb. brown mushroom caps
  2. 1 package cream cheese
  3. 1 lb. Harmons steamed shrimp
  4. 1 red pepper, roasted peeled and rough dice
  5. 1/2 bunch cilantro, leaves
  1. 1.De-stem mushrooms and clean out inside if needed.
  2. 2.Place cream cheese and shrimp into food processor.
  3. 3.Pulse until combined.
  4. 4.Add cilantro, roasted red pepper, lime juice and zest.
  5. 5.Again pulse until combined.
  6. 6.Spoon one tablespoon of shrimp mixture into mushroom caps.
  7. 7.Place filled mushroom caps onto baking sheet.
  8. 8.Bake in oven for 10 minutes at 350.
  9. 9.Remove and garnish with micro cilantro or other small greens.
Caprese Salad Kebabs Ingredients
  1. Small ball fresh mozzarella
  2. Cherry tomato
  3. Fresh basil
  4. Balsamic glaze
  1. 1.Using small skewer layer tomato, mozzarella ball then basil leave.
  2. 2.Drizzle with balsamic vinegar.
Fresh Fruit Kebabs Ingredients
  1. Strawberries
  2. Blueberry
  3. Tangerine
  4. Pineapple
  5. Kiwi
  1. 1.Using medium skewer layer blueberry, kiwi, pineapple, orange and strawberry.
  2. 2.Serve with Harmons strawberry fruit dip.
Parmesan Crisp Cups with Spring Greens Ingredients
  1. 8 oz. fresh Parmesan, finely shredded
  2. Mixed greens, herb blend
  3. 1-pint raspberries
  4. 8 oz. Harmons raspberry vinaigrette
  1. 1.Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. 2.Spread a thin layer of Parmesan onto silpat or lightly greased cookie sheet in the shape of an circle, oval or cone spending on the shape to are creating.
  3. 3.Place in oven and cook until light brown and crispy looking.
  4. 4.Remove from oven.
  5. 5.Working quickly, shape warm Parmesan into the shape of cup or cone. You can use soup cans, bowls or other items to shape your cheese. Allow the cheese to cool and set.
  6. 6.Fill with mixed greens.
  7. 7.Drizzle with Harmons Raspberry Vinaigrette and top with fresh raspberries.
Brie & Berry Cracker Ingredients
  1. 1 lb. Brie
  2. PepperLane jelly in favorite flavor
  3. Fresh berries
  4. Flat light weight cracker
  5. Honey wine vinegar
  1. 1.Slice Brie to fit on cracker.
  2. 2.Top with PepperLane jelly of choice.
  3. 3.Place a fresh berry and piece of mint and top.
  4. 4.Drizzle with honey wine vinegar Blog