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* * * Neiman Marcus Chicken Salad * * * This salad was created in the 1950's by a well known Texas cook named Helen Corbitt, and was prepared for the cafe in the Neiman Marcus department stores............. Sounds YUMMY "B"

Famous Department Store Recipes

Read the post for recipes from Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Marshall Fields, Jordan Marsh and Famous Barr. Have you had any of these? Do you have a favorite recipe from a department store tea room, cafe or bistro?

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Neiman Marcus Popovers with Strawberry Butter

Neiman Marcus Popovers with Strawberry Butter - I have wonderful mother/daughter memories that include these.

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Neiman Marcus Spiced Tea

Neiman Marcus Spiced Tea on BigOven: I got this recipe from the folks who run the cafe at Neiman's original store in Dallas. It's very tasty and refreshing for a Summertime drink.

Helen Corbitt's Chicken Salad

Neiman Marcus Chicken Salad. Famed Texas cook Helen Corbitt created this rich chicken salad for the café menu at Neiman Marcus department stores in the 1950s. It is the one item that has survived over 60 years, and is delicious! Reprinted by Saveur magazine on-line

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Petite Peony Faux Floral by John-Richard Collection at Neiman Marcus. Paying for the quality. Some artificial flowers you can tell are fake right away. This looks realistic.

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The $250 Cookie

NYT Cooking: Almost everybody has heard the one about the woman lunching at the Neiman Marcus Cafe in Dallas, who enjoyed the chocolate chip cookies so much that she asked for the recipe. For "only two-fifty," the waitress said, it was hers. But when the credit card bill arrived, the woman found the total near $300. Turns out the recipe cost $250, the story goes. In 1997, after...