8 Vintage Recipes for an Old-Fashioned Ladies Luncheon

Sandwich Cookies

Elegant shortbread cookies filled with tangy lemon curd and infused with rosemary, perfect for a ladies' holiday tea luncheon.

Asparagus Crepes

Delicate crepes served with a light lemony sauce, ideal for spring but enjoyed year-round, especially for brunch or luncheon.

Pina Colada Fruit Salad

A tropical fruit salad featuring pineapple and coconut flavors, with an option to add coconut rum for an extra kick of flavor.

Salad Party Sandwiches

Famous chicken salad sandwiches that are assembled with pecans just before serving, making them perfect for potlucks and gatherings.

Almond Cheese Toasts

Appetizer toasts topped with a chunky cheese spread enhanced with smoked almonds, originally created for a bridal luncheon.

Ginger Mint Julep

A refreshing twist on the classic mint julep, enjoyed at gatherings like baby showers or luncheons, combining ginger and mint flavors.

Classic Cobb Salad

A hearty salad reminiscent of a garden with neat sections of ingredients, perfect for a fulfilling meal or a substantial side dish.

Berry Tartlets

Miniature tarts filled with whipped cream, lemon curd, and either raspberries or blueberries, ideal for tea parties, brunches, or spring celebrations.