December 5, 2019 05 | December What makes the holidays so jolly? The celebrations, of course! From Christmas and Kwanzaa to Hanukkah and New Year’s, it’s finally the most wonderful time of the year. Whether you trim the tree or light the menorah, this season is all about spreading cheer and spending time with your loved ones. And this year, we’re going all out because it’s the very last holiday season of the decade! To help you celebrate the final days of the 2010s, the Hamby elves have put together a special Holiday Party Menu complete with bites and sips perfect for all winter occasions. So grab your ugly sweaters, turn up the holiday tunes and let’s go out with a bang! Sleigh your holiday party and treat your guests with our Jingle Bells Classic Cocktail Party Menu. This package serves up to 12 guests for just $235 and features these festive favorites: Peppercorn Encrusted Tenderloin of Beef with Cream Bread Carolina Pit Ham on Sweet Potato Biscuits Mrs. Hamby’s Chicken Salad Tea Sandwiches Cold Boiled Shrimp with Cocktail Sauce & Lemons Assorted Hamby Holiday Sweets If you’re hosting a more relaxed gathering or casual office celebration, go for our Heritage Holiday Eats Package ($99). This order also serves up to 12 with some lighter fare, including Mrs. Hamby’s Famous Tea Sandwiches (Chicken Salad, Shrimp Salad & Pimento Cheese), Blanched Asparagus with Dill Sauce, Muscadine BBQ Meatballs, Spinach Artichoke Dip with Petite Toasts and Mini Tomato Pies. Looking for a few merry munchies to complete your table? Our Signature Farm Board ($75) is the perfect addition! It serves 10-15 guests and has something yummy for everyone. Snack on our House Pickled Carrots & Okra, Grilled Squash & Zucchini, Heirloom Tomatoes & Assorted Bell Peppers, Selection of Fresh Seasonal Fruits, Praline Pimento Cheese Ball, Goat Cheese with Muscadine Chutney, Hamby Traditional Deviled Eggs, Pecan Raisin Crisps and Water Crackers. The Southern Antipasto Board ($75) is another great option for larger groups. This board makes a mouth-watering centerpiece for the table and includes the Chef’s Selection of Artisan Meats & Cheese, Cajun Boiled Peanuts, Pickled Okra & Green Beans, Green Tomato Chow Chow, Cabernet Grain Mustard & Fig Jam and Portuguese Cornbread. Whether your guests have been naughty or nice, everyone deserves dessert! Our special selection of Hamby Holiday Sweets ($25) features a mix of treats, including Cranberry Orange Pinwheels, Peanut Butter Bites, Red Velvet Crinkles, Ginger Snaps, Pecan Sandies and Bourbon Balls. And may all your Christmases have wine. We’re offering a special holiday wine menu, courtesy of advanced sommelier Patrick Emerson, of Curated Selections. Patrick has hand-selected bottles that will highlight the sweet & savory flavors of your feast. Choose from our Hubert Clavelin: Brut Comte Cremant Sparkling Wine ($20), King & Cannon: Willamette Valley Pinot Noir ($24), and Pichler-Krutzler: Gruner Veltliner Frauengarten ($25). With the help of Hamby Catering, you can sleigh the final holiday season of the decade! Our Holiday Party Menu is available now through the New Year. Place your orders online, by phone at 843.725.4035, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. We kindly ask that all orders be placed 24-hours in advance. Orders can be picked up from The Market during regular store hours, Monday through Saturday from 9am to 5pm. The Market will also be open for limited pick-up hours on Sunday, 12/22 (9am to 2pm). The last day to pick up holiday orders before Christmas is Monday, 12/23 from 9am to 5pm. The Market will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Photos by Anne Rhett Photography.