The New Ladies Lunch
The Dainty & Delicious Menu
Neiman Marcus Cheddar Cheese Biscuits
Cheddar cheese biscuits are the perfect addition to this dainty and delicious menu.
Recipe: Tomato-Basil Bisque
Canned tomato soup gets a boost in this satisfying version, served warm or cold.
Tarragon Chicken Salad
Recipe: Cranberry-Strawberry Salad
This congealed salad is a cool, delicious twist on a retro luncheon staple.
Crowd-Pleasing Tea Sandwiches
Choose your favorite fillings, and prepare up to a day ahead. Plan on 1⁄4 cup filling for each whole sandwich. Freeze bread slices until firm. (This makes it easier to trim and cut the sandwiches.)
Caramelized Onion Quiche
Recipe: Caramelized Onion Quiche
Flat-leaf parsley, chives, and mint add a fresh, pretty finish to this tasty dish.
The Dessert Cart
What is it about this rolling relic that delights us so much? Maybe it's the sound of the squeaky wheels that signifies sweets are a-comin', the colorful assortment of confections that makes us feel like a kid in a candy shop, or the irresistible invitation to linger just a little longer over a shared slice of—oh, forget it, your own slice of something sinful. Whatever it is, we'll have the cheesecake, please.
Banana Pudding Cheesecake
Recipe: Banana Pudding Cheesecake
This sinfully sweet dessert is the perfect blend of fresh bananas, creamy cheesecake, and crunchy vanilla wafers.
Lemon-Orange Chiffon Cake
Recipe: Vanilla-Buttermilk Tarts
Garnish with fresh fruit and basil sprigs for a darling dessert.