scalloped potatoes and ham

Scalloped Potatoes with Ham

Ingredients 1/4 cup finely chopped onion 3 TBSP butter 3 TBSP flour Pinch of black pepper 1 tsp salt 2-1/2 cups milk 1-1/2 cups cooked ham, cubed 6 medium potatoes 1 additional TBSP butter To Make Preheat oven to 350°F. On the stovetop, melt 3 TBSP of butter over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring, […]

thanksgiving catering

Is it OK to Order a Prepared Thanksgiving Meal?

Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Yet another stressful day of cooking! Wouldn’t you prefer to spend the day with friends and family? Is it OK to order a prepared Thanksgiving meal? If you want to save time, order from Gersky’s Catering! Just choose your side dishes and order by November 17. Pick up the […]

Thanksgiving Day Heating and Cooling Tips

Your kitchen only has so many appliances for keeping hot food hot, and cold food cold. When company is coming, your kitchen will be stretched to the limits! Whether you cook or ordered prepared food from a caterer, check out these tips. Slow Cooker A standard slow cooker is perfect for keeping food hot. Guests […]

cranberry sauce with Ginger

Cranberry Sauce with Ginger

Ingredients 1 lb fresh or frozen cranberries 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/3 cup brown sugar 1 TBSP finely grated fresh ginger 2 tsp orange zest 3/4 cup orange juice To Make: Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, approximately 20 minutes. Cranberries will burst open […]

Pumpkin Pancakes

If you are rushed in the morning, you might not have time to make pumpkin pancakes completely from scratch. Save time by making pumpkin puree the night before, or use canned pumpkin. Pumpkin pie spice is a completely valid shortcut: it’s simply a combination of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and allspice. Ingredients 1/2 cup canned or […]

Fall Party Tips and Recipes

While the autumn weather remains fair, why not host an outdoor party? Gersky’s Catering offers these tips for staying warm and nurturing your guests at your next fall gathering. Tip #1: Work with the Weather The invitation should say that the party will be held outdoors, weather permitting. Guests can wear a hoodie or light […]

roasted apple potato squash soup

Roasted Apple, Potato and Squash Soup

Ingredients: 1 butternut squash, peeled and cut into cubes 1 apple, peeled and cubed 3 peeled potatoes, cut into cubes 1 large shallot, peeled and cut into 4 equal pieces 6 cloves of peeled garlic 1/4 cup olive oil 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper 2 leaves fresh sage, chopped 1/2 teaspoon paprika […]

potato salad

Greek Potato Salad

Ingredients: 2 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes 1 cup Greek yogurt 1/4 cup olive oil 1 cup chopped cucumber 3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint 3 tablespoons chopped red onion 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese To taste: Salt, pepper, and oregano Boil salted water and add potatoes. Cook for approximately 15 minutes until potatoes are tender but […]

garden hose cube

Getting Ready for a Backyard Party: 3 Tips

Before the caterers arrive, make sure your yard is ready for guests. Remove Clutter: Ensure the party area is clear of unnecessary or unsightly items. Remove toys, tools, excessive knickknacks and decorations, unneeded grills and outdoor furniture, and pool cleaning supplies. Mitigate any trip hazards. The garden hose can be stored in a hose hideaway […]

Lemon Mint Sorbet

Ingredients: 2 cups water 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice To Make:  In a saucepan bring the water and sugar to a simmer over medium heat until the sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat and let cool to room temperature. Mix in the mint and […]