Mix all ingredients, except for cucumber slices. Toss well. Lay out cucumber slices. Mound 1/2 oz. filling at one end of cucumber. Roll filling to center and pick with a toothpick. Serve with Chili Lime Vinaigrette. Serving Size: 38 38 Thin Cucumber Slices (1″ x 10″) 3 oz. Carrots, julienne 3 oz. Red Bell Pepper,… Read More


Science dictates that people gravitate towards bright, colorful cuisine. Eating is just as much about visual perception as it is about taste. Before taking the first bite of an hors d’oeuvre at an event, guests have already started to form an opinion about its flavor, based solely on the look and presentation. Food shades and… Read More


One of the Top 20 Catering Trends for 2015 is emerging, and it’s not the traditional beef carving station (surprise, surprise).  According to Social Tables,  a nationally recognized resource on event planning, serving miniature portions of dishes at events is hot this year.  At Hamby, we love creating the perfect bites, and have shaped our menus… Read More


Makes 4 to 6 servings 4 tablespoons butter 12-16 ounces standard-size oysters with liquid 1 quart half-and-half 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 (14-ounce) box oyster crackers Melt butter in a heavy saucepan.  Add oysters and cook over low heat just until edges curl.  Slowly add half-and-half and heat gently.  Do not boil.  Add… Read More


Makes 36 biscuits 1            package active dry yeast ¼       cup warm water (115 to 120 degrees) 5            cups all-purpose flour 1            tablespoon baking powder ¼ cup sugar (save 1 teaspoon to mix with yeast) 1 ½ teaspoons salt ½ teaspoon baking soda 1            cup vegetable shortening 2            cups buttermilk, room temperature ½ cup all-purpose flour… Read More


Makes 3 cups 1 (14-ounce) can of artichoke hearts, drained and squeezed dry 1 cup mayonnaise 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 teaspoon seasoning salt 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 cup canned chopped green chilies (optional) Melba rounds Chop artichokes. Combine artichokes with mayonnaise, Parmesan cheese, seasoning salt, garlic powder and green chilies. Place mixture… Read More