Royal Wedding Party
Giddy about the upcoming Wills and Kate nuptials? On April 29, celebrate Prince William and Kate Middleton's royal wedding and host your own Brit-style royal event. Our menu features William and Kate's favorite foods and English fare.
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Grand Champagne Cocktail
Toast to William and Kate with Bobby's colorful cocktail, made with an entire bottle of bubbly, orange-flavored liqueur and fresh strawberries.
Get the Recipe: Grand Champagne Cocktail
Slow-Cooker Pork Stew
Food Network Kitchens' recipe for Pork Stew is a contemporary version of the 13th Century Norman British dish mawmenny, a chicken- and pork-based dish with wine, spices and fried almonds.
Get the Recipe: Slow-Cooker Pork Stew
Lamb Chops with Fennel and Tomatoes
This hearty lamb dish is similar to the fancy French entree Carre d'Agneau Palois that was served at Prince Andrew's 1986 royal wedding to Sarah Ferguson.
Get the Recipe: Lamb Chops with Fennel and Tomatoes
Haricots Verts With Shaved Parmesan
Sandra Lee's haricots verts are an American take on the French side Feves au Beurre that was served at Prince Andrew's royal wedding. Serve with lamb chops for a meal fit for royalty.
Get the Recipe: Haricots Verts With Shaved Parmesan
Serve this elegant, creamy dish alongside a simple arugula salad and you will have a romantic dish that newlyweds William and Kate would enjoy.
Get the Recipe: Champagne Risotto
British Cottage Pie is said to have been "William's all-time favorite" as a child. Topped with mashed potatoes and melted cheese, it is no wonder that the young prince loved it.
Get the Recipe: Shepherd's Pie
Smoked Salmon on Irish Soda Bread with Chive Butter
Fancy enough to serve at the most lavish of royal affairs, this traditional English recipe will surely impress your guests but is still a breeze to make.
Get the Recipe: Smoked Salmon on Irish Soda Bread with Chive Butter
Honey Soy Grilled Salmon with Edamame
A lean dish full of fresh flavors, health conscious bride-to-be Kate would surely approve of this simply grilled fish with a salty bite and hint of sweetness.
Get the Recipe: Honey Soy Grilled Salmon with Edamame
Free Range Fruitcake
With dried fruit and rum, Alton Brown's fruitcake is similar to that which will be served at William and Kate's reception. Often eaten around Christmastime in Britain, fruitcakes can take "four weeks to mature."
Get the Recipe: Free Range Fruitcake
Quinoa with Garlic, Pine Nuts and Raisins
Future Princess Kate prefers healthy dishes that leave her feeling satisfied. Packed with protein and fiber, quinoa will keep you feeling full for hours.
Get the Recipe: Quinoa With Garlic, Pine Nuts and Raisins
Sausage Phyllo Rolls
Serve these flaky roll-ups as finger food while watching William and Kate exchange vows.
Get the Recipe: Sausage Phyllo Rolls
Fried Fish with Smashed Chips
This version of the English pub favorite is lightly breaded and flash fried in a beer batter. Serve alongside a scoop of peas for a truly authentic experience.
Get the Recipe: Fried Fish with Smashed Chips
British Meat Pies
British meat pies are the old-time version of modern-day Hot Pockets. Made with store-bought biscuit dough and filled with sausage, fresh vegetables and silky mashed potatoes, these make an easy wedding-watching snack.
Get the Recipe: British Meat Pies
Italian Wedding Cake
At their 1840 royal wedding, Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's cake weighed more than 300 pounds and was more than 3 yards wide! Sandra Lee's cake, however, is light and fluffy but every bit as decadent.
Get the Recipe: Italian Wedding Cake
Ginger Honey Tea
Re-create the timeless English practice of teatime in your own home by steeping chamomile tea in piping hot ginger water.
Get the Recipe: Ginger Honey Tea
Orange Glazed Blueberry Scones
Serve these lightly sweet and crumbly treats in addition to a cup of Rachael Ray's Ginger Honey Tea for a truly authentic English snack.
Get the Recipe: Orange Glazed Blueberry Scones
Hot Cross Buns
Although these sticky buns are traditionally eaten on Good Friday in England, whip up a batch anytime of the year for a warm sweet treat.
Get the Recipe: Hot Cross Buns
Chocolate Bread Pudding
Try this royally decadent dessert in lieu of wedding cake. Paula puts a chocolately twist on this English favorite, traditionally made with fresh bread and creamy custard.
Get the Recipe: Chocolate Bread Pudding