Morsels Comfort Food and International Selections
Boneless Chicken Breast Marinated and Grilled $5pp ~ KC BBQ, Spicy Peach BBQ, Lemon Dijon, Rosemary Garlic
Butter Pecan Chicken $6pp~ Chicken Breast marinated, baked and cut into bite size pieces then tossed in a Brown Sugar and Pecan Butter Sauce. Great over wild rice!!!
Beef Pot Pie $8pp ~Stew beef cut in tiny morsels with potatoes, carrots, onions and peas in a rich cream sauce topped with a golden pastry crust or biscuits
Chicken Pot Pie $6pp ~ Chicken Breast cut in tiny morsels with potatoes, carrots, onions and peas in a rich cream sauce topped with a golden pastry crust or biscuits
Buffalo Chicken Casserole $6pp~ Buffalo Baked Chicken mixed with Cream Cheese, Ranch Dressing, Franks Hot Sauce and White Rice then covered with Cheddar Cheese.
Chicken and Broccoli Pasta with Basil Pesto $6pp-Chicken, broccoli and Dijon in a basil cream sauce over penne pasta and topped with bread crumbs and Parmesan
Shrimp Penne with Cream Sauce $7pp-Pasta and shrimp baked in a feta and Swiss cream sauce with basil and oregano.
Vegetarian Stuffed Red Peppers $6pp~ Holland Bell Peppers stuffed with wild rice, corn, mushrooms, onions, fresh parsley and basil with Monterey Jack cheese. With Beef $7pp
Smoked BBQ Chicken on the Bone $7pp–Hickory Smoked and served with Mel’s KC BBQ sauce
Mel’s Baby Back Ribs (1 Rack feeds 2 adults) $18/ Rack ~ Hickory smoked and served with Mel’s KC BBQ Sauce
Smoked Pork Tenderloin $7pp ~ Hickory Smoked, sliced thin and served with Mel’s KC BBQ Sauce
Pork Tenderloin with a Cherry Wine Sauce $7pp ~ Pork tenderloin marinated in Rosemary and Garlic, accompanied by a Cherry Wine Sauce or Horseradish Cream. (Chicken Breasts $5pp)
Pork Loin Chops with Peach BBQ Sauce $5pp ~ Thin Cut Boneless Pork Chops marinated in rosemary and garlic and served with a peach BBQ sauce. (Chicken Breasts $5pp)
Roasted Vegetable Chicken Roulades with a Basil Cream Sauce $7pp-~ Roasted Vegetables rolled in chicken breasts and accompanied by a Basil Cream Sauce
Dallas Chicken Roulades $9pp ~ Boneless Chicken breast stuffed and rolled with Ham, ground pork, mushrooms, pinenuts and fresh oregano . Served with a Mushroom Cream Sauce
Dill Dijon Chicken Breast $5pp -Boneless chicken breasts marinated in a dill Dijon vinaigrette with shallots, tarragon and red wine vinegar
Dill Dijon Shrimp $8pp-Large shrimp marinated in dill Dijon vinaigrette with shallots, tarragon and red wine vinegar
Dill Dijon Poached Salmon $8pp~ Fresh Salmon Poached in white wine with parsley, lemon and peppercorns. Served with a Dill Dijon Sauce.
Basil and Garlic Chicken Kabobs $8pp ~ Plump Juicy Pieces of Chicken surrounded by Fresh Zucchini, Sweet Red Peppers, Red Onions and Mushrooms.
Spicy Cilantro Tilapia $8pp~ Tilapia marinated in a spicy cilantro sauce with Shallots, fresh parsley, fresh cilantro, ginger, cumin, lemon juice and a splash of soy then baked.
Honey Roasted Peanut Encrusted Salmon $9pp~ Fresh Atlantic Salmon marinated in honey and lime then seared with a roasted peanut crust.
Pistachio Encrusted Tilapia$10pp ~ Pan Seared Tilapia with fresh Thyme and a touch of lime zest.
Baked Ziti $5pp ~ Penne pasta with Sausage and Beef in a marinara sauce with parmesan, mozzarella and provolone cheese. With Chicken $5pp
Lasagna (Ground Beef, Chicken or Italian Sausage) $8pp-Choice of meat layered between pasta sheets with ricotta, spinach and basil and Melissa’s marinara then topped with Mozzarella
Grilled Vegetable Lasagna with Basil Pesto (no nuts)$8pp-Grilled zucchini, yellow squash, mushrooms, onion and carrots in Melissa’s marinara layered with ricotta and mozzarella
Italian Sausage and Peppers: $6pp ~ Italian Sausage grilled and sliced then tossed with sautéed onions and peppers with fresh oregano, parsley and garlic.
Chicken Tetrazini $5pp ~ Fresh Roasted Chicken in a Cream of Chicken sauce with mushrooms, onions and rosemary
Turkey Meatballs in Marinara $6pp ~ fresh made Turkey Meatballs in Melissa’s marinara. Serve over Pasta or with Sandwiches covered with Mozzarella Cheese.
Linguinni Bolognese $5pp~ Italian tomato based sauce with stewed carrots and onions, ground beef and sausage finished with fresh oregano and parmesan cheese
Mediterranean Chicken $7pp- Chicken, Feta, kalamata olives, sundried tomatoes and capers in Melissa’s Marinara and topped with Parmesan Cheese
Chicken Marsala with Linguini $10pp ~ Lightly breaded chicken filets over linguini pasta with a Marsala Wine sauce, mushrooms and onions
Chicken Piccata with Linguini $10pp ~ Lightly breaded chicken filets over linguini pasta with a Lemon Caper sauce.
Cheese Tortellini $7pp ~ with Ham and Peas in a cream sauce with fresh basil
Orange Sage Tortellini $6pp ~ Cheese Tortellini in an orange sage cream sauce with walnuts.
Melissa’s Italian Meatloaf (6oz. loaves) $7pp ~ Ground beef and pork mixed with onions, thyme, Dijon and Worcestershire topped with apple smoked bacon and served with a light BBQ sauce
Melissa’s Italian Turkey Meatloaf (6oz. loaves) $7pp ~ Ground turkey mixed with onions, thyme, Dijon and Worcestershire topped with turkey bacon and served with a light BBQ sauce
Rosemary Dijon Rack of Lamb (serves 2-3 adults) $30/Rack ~ Rack of lamb rubbed with Dijon and rosemary, coated in breadcrumbs and seared.
Italian Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Green Peppercorn Sauce $10pp ~ Chicken Breasts filleted and stuffed with sautéed spinach and béchamel, breaded, pan seared in butter and baked.
Chicken Enchiladas $7pp ~ Chicken, onions and mixed peppers sautéed with fresh cilantro and cumin in flour tortillas, rolled then topped with an enchilada cream sauce and cheddar cheese
Tex Mex Macaroni and Cheese $6pp ~ Ground Beef with Mexican spices and onions mixed into Penne Pasta and a Monterey Jack and Cheddar Cheese Sauce.
Chile Relleno $8pp ~ Poblano Peppers layered with shredded chicken, onions, stewed tomatoes, cheese and oregano. Topped with a Cornbread Crust with Cheese
Enchilada Bake $8pp ~ Beef or Chicken sautéed with poblano peppers, onions and zucchini placed in layers with feta, ricotta and Monterey Jack cheese between corn tortillas
Southwestern Dry Rub Pork Tenderloin with Fresh Tomatillo Sauce $8pp ~ Mel’s secret dry rub with a fresh tomatillo relish sauce with lime, onions, jalapeno and white wine
Southwestern Dry Rub Chicken Breasts with Fresh Tomatillo Sauce $7pp ~ Mel’s secret dry rub with a fresh tomatillo relish sauce with lime, onions, and jalapeno and white wine
Margarita Shrimp $8pp ~ Shrimp marinated in cilantro, lime juice, cumin, orange juice, soy and finished with a touch of tequila
Cilantro Lime Flank Steak $8pp ~ Flank Steak marinated with fresh cilantro, fresh lime juice and beer. Great for Fajitas!
Spicy Chorizo and Ground Turkey Sandwiches $6pp ~ with tomatoes, jalapeno, onions and oregano.
Ginger Thai Chicken $6pp ~ Chicken Breast sautéed with fresh ginger, carrots, waterchestnuts, scallions, garlic and sweet soy. Served as lettuce wraps or over rice.
Thai Noodle Salad with Spicy Peanut Sauce $5pp ~ Red Peppers, Celery, Carrots, Scallions and Cilantro Add Chicken $1pp
Thai Chicken Tenders Satay $7pp~ Chicken tenders marinated in Thai seasonings, grilled and served with a Spicy Peanut Dipping Sauce.
Sesame Seared Asian Salmon $8pp ~ Salmon marinated with rice wine vinegar, honey, coriander and sesame oil then sprinkled with black sesame seeds and pan seared.
Mu Shu Pork $6pp ~ Pork, carrots, celery, red pepper and onions sautéed in a Ginger Hoisin Sauce with peanut oil. Served over rice or with tortillas.
Mu Shu Chicken $6pp ~ Chicken Breast, carrots, celery, red pepper and onions sautéed in a Ginger Hoisin Sauce with peanut oil. Served over rice or with tortillas.
Honey Soy Flank Steak $8pp ~ Steak marinated in an Asian sauce with soy, honey, rice wine vinegar and sesame oil
Honey Soy Pork Tenderloin $8pp ~ Pork Tenderloin marinated in an Asian sauce with soy, honey, rice wine vinegar and sesame oil
Pork Loin Chops with a Pineapple Teriyaki Marinade $7pp ~ Boneless pork chops marinated in a teriyaki glaze with pineapple
Cilantro Orange Shrimp $8pp ~ Shrimp marinated in lime juice, orange marmalade, garlic and cilantro
Sesame Ginger Tilapia $8pp ~ Tilapia marinated in lemon juice, fresh ginger, soy and garlic then pan seared.
Peppery Asian Country Style Pork Ribs $7pp ~ Pork Ribs with an Asian rub, special sauce, onions, carrots, peppers
Cranberry Sweet and Sour Chicken $6pp ~ Chicken, sweet green and red peppers, onions and pineapple in a sweet cranberry ginger sauce topped with roasted almonds
Poulet Moutard $6pp ~ Chicken, mushrooms and onions sautéed with white wine, fresh thyme and Dijon and finished with sour cream.
Shrimp Mornay $9pp~ Shrimp, Mushrooms and Onions sautéed with Garlic and Sherry over Rice in a Creamy Mornay Bechamel with Swiss Cheese.
Chicken Ratatouille $6pp~ ( can be made vegetarian) Baked Chicken Breasts, Zuchinni, Eggplant and Red peppers in a Tomato Basil Sauce.
Chicken Roulade with a Sage Cream Sauce $8pp ~ Boursin Herbed Cheese, Cream Cheese, Spinach, Sundried Tomatoes and Roasted Pine Nuts rolled in chicken breasts served with a Sage Cream sauce.
Roasted Vegetable Chicken Roulades with a Basil Cream Sauce $8pp ~ Roasted Vegetables rolled in chicken breasts and served with a Basil Cream Sauce.
Steak au Poivre $15pp ~ Filet Mignon served with a black pepper cognac sauce. Substitute Beef Tips $10pp
Other International Cuisine
Chicken Stroganoff $6pp ~ Chopped Chicken Breasts sautéed with Caramelized Onions in a Sour Cream Mushroom Sauce
Beef Stroganoff $7pp~ Sautéed Ground Beef, onions and mushrooms in a Sour Cream Mushroom Sauce
Louisiana Lasagna $8pp ~ Layered Pasta with a slightly spicy Red Sauce, Andouille Sausage and vegetables, topped with Mozzarella cheese.
Shrimp and Grits $8pp ~ Sauteed Shrimp, Bacon, Scallions, Lemon and Parsley over Cheesy Grits.
Jambalaya: $8pp ~ Chicken, Shrimp and Sausage with Peppers and Onions in a Creole sauce served over rice
Shepherds Pie $8pp ~ Ground beef, carrots, onions and peas sautéed with fresh rosemary and garlic and topped with fluffy mashed potatoes.
Hawaiian Pork Shoulder ~ $6pp Pork Shoulder with Pineapple, green and red peppers, onions and almonds.
Jamaican Jerk Baby Back Ribs $9pp ~ (medium heat) $18/ 2# Rack (feeds 2 adults) with Spicy Jerk Sauce
Items for Sandwiches or over Salads
6oz Boneless Chicken Breast Marinated and Grilled $5pp-BBQ, Dill Dijon,
Rosemary Garlic, Teriyaki, Fajita, Dijon, Thai, Orange Basil, Buffalo, Raspberry
Turkey Burgers $5pp ~Ground Turkey with caramelized onions, Dijon and Fresh Italian Parsley
Smoked Pulled Pork or Chicken $5pp served with Mel’s KC BBQ sauce.
Salads for Sandwiches or over a garden Salad
Smoked and Poached Salmon Salad $8pp ~ Smoked and poached Atlantic Salmon with lemon juice and red onion
Curry Chicken Salad $4pp ~ Fresh Baked Chicken Breast with celery, scallions, raisins and yellow curry
Melissa’s Chicken Salad $4pp ~ with Roasted Walnuts, Fresh Thyme, Scallions and Celery
Thai Chicken Salad $5pp ~ with peanuts, grapes and celery in a Sesame Ginger Mayo with a hint of lime
Tuscan Chicken Salad $5pp ~ with sundried tomatoes, yellow sweet peppers, parmesan cheese, pine nuts, pesto and fresh lemon juice
Tarragon Chicken and Wild Rice Salad $4pp ~ Roasted chicken, celery, almonds, scallions and cilantro in a fresh tarragon vinaigrette
Caribbean Chicken Salad $5pp ~ with roasted red peppers, mango, ginger, cilantro, lime juice and a touch of jalepeno!!!
Starch Sides $3pp ~ Wild Rice, Yellow Rice, White Rice, Pasta with Sauce of Choice, Mac and Cheese, Roasted Potatoes, Mashed Potatoes, Cheese Grits
Starch Sides $4pp ~ Wild Rice and Quinoa with Cranberries and Pecans, Potato Gratin with Parmesan and Cream, Green Chile Grits with Pablanos, Spinach, Scallions and Monterey Jack Cheese
Vegetable Sides $3pp ~ Green Beans, Broccoli, Caramelized Carrots, Sauteed Squash, Confetti Corn, Collard Greens
Vegetable Sides $4pp ~ Mixed Grilled Vegetables with Fresh Thyme, Charred Carrots with Apples and Browned Butter, Brussels Sprouts with Maple Bacon, Grilled Asparagus with Parmesan
Southern Vegetable Casseroles: $4pp ~ Corn Pudding, Squash Casserole, Broccoli Cornbread
Vegetarian Twice- cooked Baked Potatoes $4pp ~ Potatoes are baked then scooped out of the skin, mashed with butter and cream, chives and cheddar cheese. If you would like bacon please specify.
Florentine Baked Potatoes $5pp ~ Potatoes are baked then scooped out of the skin, mashed with butter and cream, spinach and feta cheese then topped with Monterey Jack Cheese.
Fresh Salads $3pp ~ Caesar, Garden with Carrots, Celery and Red Onion,
Fresh Salads $4pp ~ Mixed Greens with Feta, Cranberries and Walnuts, Spinach with Strawberries and Green Apples, Asian Sesame with Cucumbers, Red Pepper, Cabbage, Mandarin Oranges and Ginger Dressing,
Mel’s Fresh Salsa-~ Fresh Tomatoes, Fresh Cilantro, Onions and Lime Juice, served with Chips $8/pint
Soups and Stews : Priced at 2 cups per person
Beef Stew $6pp – Beef braised with carrots, onions, mushrooms and potatoes then deglazed with red wine and cooked in beef broth finished with fresh green peas
Beef Bourguignon $9pp -Tender bites of beef seared and deglazed with red wine then stewed with more red wine, onions, mushrooms and fresh rosemary
Beef and Barley Soup $6pp- A Hearty Soup made with Beef Tenderloin bits, carrots, onions, celery and Barley in a rich beef broth
Sicilian Meatball Soup $6pp ~Sicilian beef meatballs in a rich broth with zucchini, carrots, tomatoes and pasta.
Ham and Bean Soup $6pp – Ham and bone stewed with celery, onions, carrots, fresh thyme and black eyed peas
Guinness Balsamic Pork Stew $7pp -Tender bites of pork seared and deglazed with balsamic vinegar and Guinness beer then stewed with chopped carrots, potatoes, onion and fresh rosemary
Beef Chili $4pp -Ground beef sautéed with onions and chili powder finished with kidney beans
White Chicken Chili $4pp -Boneless breasts of chicken stewed with onions, cumin, oregano, white beans, green chilies and tomatillos
Greek Lemon Chicken Soup with Orzo Pasta $6pp ~lemon zest and fresh oregano make this extra special!
Southwest Chicken Soup $5pp ~ Tender bites of Chicken seared with a southwestern rub then stewed with corn, red peppers, red onions, cilantro and garlic with a touch of lime.
Roasted Chicken Peanut Curry Soup $4pp ~ Chicken, Onions and Tomatoes stewed with yellow curry, coconut milk and finished with peanut butter!!!
Chicken Corn Chowder $6pp -Baked chicken breasts added to fresh corn sautéed with onion, celery, garlic and fresh thyme then pureed with a touch of cream to finish
Chicken Cumin Black Bean $5pp -Fresh black beans stewed with carrots, onion, red potatoes, cumin and coriander
Chicken Noodle $4pp ~ Chicken, carrots, celery, onions and noodles with fresh thyme
Mel’s Clam Chowder $6pp ~ Clams, Potatoes, Celery, Onions, Bacon and a touch of Sherry in a rich creamy broth.
Roasted Shrimp Bisque $8pp – Shrimp roasted over an open flame with shells then peeled and sautéed with carrots, celery, fresh thyme and oregano, onion and red pepper. Then pureed and finished with a touch of cream
Garlicky Pepper Shrimp Soup $6pp ~ Shrimp, black eyed peas, bacon, carrots, celery, onions and fresh thyme in a rich broth.
Vegetable (most made with chicken stock, please request vegetarian versions if needed)
Savory Mushroom $5pp -Fresh mushrooms, shallots, carrots, red peppers, fresh oregano sautéed and finished with a touch of sherry
Red Curry Carrot Soup $4pp -Fresh carrots sautéed with fresh ginger, onion, cilantro, panang curry and finished with coconut milk
Thai Butternut Squash $4pp ~ Butternut Squash sautéed with ginger,garlic, red curry and peanuts.
Tomato Soup $5pp -Fresh Tomatoes stewed with celery, onion and fresh basil with a touch of cream
Grilled Vegetable Italian Soup with Orzo Pasta $5pp
Melissa’s Veggie Soup $4pp -Zucchini, yellow squash, carrots, mushrooms, tomatoes, cabbage, red onions, cilantro and fresh thyme sautéed with chardonnay
Watercress Potato Soup $4pp -Potatoes sautéed with onions, garlic and watercress pureed and finished with milk
Pumpkin Soup $4pp ~ Fresh Pumpkin sautéed with red onions and garlic, pureed and finished with a touch of cinnamon and basil.
Corn Chowder $4pp – Fresh corn sautéed with leeks, celery and fresh thyme finished with heavy cream
Cream of Mushroom $4pp -Mushrooms sautéed with onion, garlic and fresh thyme pureed and finished with heavy cream
Chic Pea Stew $4pp ~ Chic peas, green peppers and tomatoes stewed with Indian spices including tumeric, cumin, cilantro and just a touch of red pepper flakes for a slightly spicy kick.
Loaded Baked Potato Soup $5pp ~ Red Potatoes sautéed with onions, garlic and butter pureed and finished with milk, sour cream, cheddar cheese, bacon and scallions.
Creamy Zucchini Dill Soup $4pp ~ Sauteed Zucchini and Leeks sautéed with chicken stock and finished with fresh Dill, Sour Cream and a touch of cream. **Add bacon .50 pp
Picadillo Soup $6pp ~ Mexican soup with bacon, onions, sweet peppers, butternut squash, black-eyed peas and corn with a splash of fresh Basil.