8 Vintage Recipes for Old Fashioned Ladies Luncheon

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Sandwich Cookies

These delightful shortbread sandwich cookies are a highlight at our annual ladies holiday tea luncheon. Featuring a unique blend of rosemary and tangy lemon curd, they've been a cherished.

Asparagus Crepes

Perfect for springtime, these tender crepes with a light lemony sauce are a hit in our household year-round. They even convert asparagus skeptics! Ideal for luncheons or brunches.

Pina Colada Fruit Salad

Transport yourself to the tropics with this refreshing fruit salad, perfect for warm summer days. For an extra kick, consider adding a splash of coconut rum to elevate the flavors.

Salad Party Sandwiches

My famous chicken salad makes its entrance at potlucks in a chilled container, ready to be stirred with pecans and assembled into sandwiches. They re always a hit at buffet-style gatherings.

Almond Cheese Toasts

Designed for a friend s bridal luncheon, these appetizer toasts feature a chunky cheese spread with a special touch from smoked almonds. They re a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.

Ginger Mint Julep

Not just reserved for Derby day, this ginger mint julep is perfect for any gathering whether a baby shower or luncheon with friends.

Classic Cobb Salad

Assembling this salad is akin to planting a garden, arranging each ingredient in its own section. It s a satisfying dish reminiscent of nurturing seedlings into a full-fledged garden.

Berry Tartlets

These miniature tarts bring together the best of spring flavors, featuring a mix of raspberries, blueberries, whipped cream, and lemon curd. Ideal for ladies' tea, brunch, or any spring celebration.