Helena Avenue Bakery at 131 Anacapa Street has announced a takeout menu of signature breads, side dishes and desserts for the Hanukkah and Christmas season so that hosts can spend more time with friends and family, and less in the kitchen. Helena’s Holiday Fixings include the bakery’s Cheese & Charcuterie Board with Homemade Crostini; Mixed Green Salad with Ribbon Carrots, Fennel, Pomegranate Seeds, Goat Cheese, Garlic Butter Croutons & Cranberry Vinaigrette; Roasted Tomato Soup; Beef Gravy; Spiced Cranberry Sauce; Stuffing with Onions, Garlic, Mushrooms, Carrots, Celery, Water Chestnuts & Fresh Herbs; Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes; Candied Yams; Collard Greens with Bacon; Curried Carrots with Pistachios & Lemon.
All dishes are packaged in generous portions for four guests with easy assembly / reheating instructions. Helena Avenue breads include signature fresh-baked Pain au Lait Rolls and Baguettes. For dessert, guests may choose from a selection of hand-made pies – Buttermilk Cheese Pie; Blackberry Chocolate Pie; and Sweet Potato Pie.
All orders must be placed by NOON on Tuesday, December 20th at the Helena Avenue Bakery retail counter, or by calling 880-3383. A credit card is required when placing order. Pick-up times are Friday, December 23rd and Saturday, December 24th, between 10 am and 6 pm.