“He Proposed! Engagement Celebration” Menu

He proposed, so now what? Say yes!!!! Impress the heck out of him and serve this delicious celebratory meal. Your future husband will fall in love with you all over and over again! Especially once you serve the apple pie…you can never go wrong with apple pie! He’ll be so happy that you’re going to be his bride! Serve your prince this celebratory menu.

“He Proposed! Engagement Celebration” main course demo

‘One take’ Cooking Videos so forgive any faux pas & yes I know that I talk too much at times!
PS: If you’re enjoying the ‘Menu Mood Music’, please remember to pause or mute it before watching this Main Course Demo—unless you’re really into multi-tasking!

“He Proposed! Engagement Celebration” recipes

Kitchen Confidence Rating Scale: Budget Rating Scale: 1 package Puff Pastry defrosted just prior to using --Filling: 1 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced into 1/4-inch-thick...
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This dish does take time, you’ll be glad though that you took the time to create it for your future husband! It’s really a unique blend of different flavours, the flavour profile is complex and...
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Kitchen Confidence Rating Scale: Budget Rating Scale: 6 servings, about 1 1/2 cups each--Dressing: 1 shallot, minced 1 tablespoon red-wine vinegar 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1/4...
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Kitchen Confidence Rating Scale: Budget Rating Scale: Serves 61 ½ pounds red fingerling potatoes, cut into small cubes (or use red potatoes) 3 garlic cloves, minced 4 tablespoons olive...
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Kitchen Confidence Rating Scale: Budget Rating Scale: --For the crust: 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon brown sugar ½ teaspoon sea salt ½ cup butter, cold and cut in cubes...
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“He Proposed! Engagement Celebration” playlist

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Some music to get you in the mood!
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“He Proposed! Engagement Celebration” menu shopping list

BEGIN: “When You Wish Upon a Star” Sweet Potato, Caramelized Onion, Wild Mushroom & Goat Cheese Tarte

  • 1 package Puff Pastry
  • 1 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced into 1/4-inch-thick slices
  • 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups thinly sliced red onion
  • 2 cups wild mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup crumbed goat cheese
  • 1 large egg white mixed with 1 teaspoon water
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme and/or rosemary

FOLLOW: “Love Me Tender, Give Me a Ring” Dried Cranberry, Nut & Bulgur Wheat-Stuffed Pork Tenderloin with Savoury Pan Gravy

  • 2 pork tenderloins, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus 1 teaspoon, divided
  • 1 bunch spring onions, white and light green parts only, finely chopped
  • ½ cup chopped celery, (1-2 stalks)
  • 1 sweet apple, such as Braeburn, Honeycrisp or Macoun, peeled and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme, plus 1 sprig, divided
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper, divided
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 cup bulgur, rinsed
  • 1 ½ cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup apple juice
  • 1/3 cup chopped cashews, toasted and then coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 1-2 cups chicken stock
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

FOLLOW: “He’s a Keeper” Warm French Green Bean Salad with Toasted Walnuts & Crispy Shallots

  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1 tablespoon red-wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 12 ounces haricots verts (green beans, its always impressive to say in French), stem ends trimmed only – not both ends!
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 6 cups red lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces
  • 2 shallots, thinly sliced
  • Dusting of flour

FOLLOW: “I Don’t Want a Man Who I Can Live With, I Want a Man Who I Can’t Live Without” Roasted Rosemary & Garlic Fingerling Potatoes

  • 1 ½ pounds red potatoes, cut into small cubes
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • ¾ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary (or ½ tablespoon dry)
  • 3 shallots, thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh chives, for garnish

FINISH: “Dear Future Husband – Don’t Ever Rock the Boat” Warm Deep Dish Apple Crumble Pie with Whipped Maple Cream

  • 2 ¼ cups flour
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup butter (cold and cut in cubes)
  • ½ cup shortening (cold and cut in cubes)
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp fresh ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp allspice
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 3 lbs apples, peeled, cored and cut in large wedges
  • 1 1/2 tbsp corn starch
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup cold butter
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup rolled oats

ESCORT: Whipped Maple Cream

  • 1 ¼ cups chilled whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon sugar, raw if you have it
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup