Comfort foods are guaranteed crowd-pleasers, but not everyone can eat full helpings of rich food. That's one reason Abigail Kirsch's comfort-food hors d'oeuvres work so well. The New York City-area caterer recently invited M&C
to sample a delicious array of Southern-style bites. (See video at mcmag.com/videos.
) On the menu:•
Deviled eggs with cilantro, lime, chilies, tamarind and crispy shallots•
Mac-and-cheese cupcakes with smoked tomato chutney and frizzled kale•
Batons of truffled grilled cheese with caramelized onions and tomato jam•
Crispy chicken with Southern toppings and barbecue maple pecan waffles•
Warm apple cobbler skillets with vanilla ice cream