In case you were wondering what Regis and Kelly, Dr. Drew, Alex Trebek and Cookie Monster will be noshing on at the 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards presentation at the Beverly Hilton this Saturday afternoon (airing at 5 p.m. PT on HLN), here is the rundown. (If you are a starving would-be soap actor, stand outside the back door and maybe they will throw you some canapés.)

Cocktail Hour Tray Pass

Cold hors d'oeuvres

Smoked salmon with cream cheese canapé

Prosciutto-wrapped crisp Italian breadstick

Dill potato filled with caviar and chive mousse

Grilled zucchini with goat cheese

Hot hors d'oeuvres

Miniature lamb chops (Ed.'s note: From mini lambs?)


Cold hors d'oeuvres

Hickory-smoked chicken with mango salsa canapé

Phyllo cup with vegetable melange

Tea sandwiches (smoked salmon & cream cheese with caviar on toast points; roast beef with cheddar & tomato on whole wheat bread)



Poached pear gorgonzola salad

(Crisp field greens with poached pear, cranberries, gorgonzola and candied walnuts, served with lemon tarragon vinaigrette)


Sauteed beef tenderloin with Provencal herbs and Parmesan cheese, red wine garlic tarragon sauce

Dauphinois potatoes, asparagus tips, sliced yellow squash & herb-grilled tomato

Assorted rolls, pretzel rolls & lavosh


Triple chocolate Bavarian tower (dark, white and milk chocolate Bavarians layered into a tower topped with ganache, served on top of strawberry and chocolate sauce)

Freshly brewed organic coffee (regular & decaffeinated)

Selection of herbal teas

I'll take “Cookie Monster” for 400, Alex.

Question: “What is Cookie Monster's most famous phrase?”

Answer: What is: “C is for Cookie, that's good enough for me”?

That is correct!

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