20+ Appetizers To Start Your Meal Off Right
From elegant hors d'oeuvres to casual small bites, these recipes go beyond your typical starter soup or salad.
This Rosé Is The Perfect Pairing For Games Night
Try it this weekend!
Grilled Chicken Satay Skewers
Begin your three-course meals with this famous Thai appetizer!
Roasted Tomato Soup
This vegan soup is just a simple purée, but it works.
This crostini is easy to make and perfect for using up day-old bread.
Whipped Ricotta With Figs, Pistachio & Honey Toasts
It's the perfect sweet yet salty starter!
Lemon Goat Cheese Toasts
A creamy base of yogurt and goat cheese makes the lemon stand out.
Creamy Forest Mushroom Toasts
This rich combination of flavors is also great in pastas, soups and sauces.
Squash Crostini With Whipped Ricotta
If you’re having a hard time finding delicata squash, just substitute with acorn squash.
Charred Cauliflower & Shishito Peppers
Shishito peppers are delicious with roasted cauliflower and a zesty dressing.
Smoky Skillet Shrimp
This recipe is the love child of Shrimp Scampi and a Spanish-style shrimp tapas. Fast, delicious and saucy, these shrimp are best served with crusty bread.
Zesty Whipped Feta Dip
Roasted garlic and fresh lemon add nutty depth and bright flavor to this addictive Zesty Whipped Feta Dip. Look for roasted garlic where you buy olives and antipasti, or trim the top of two heads of fresh garlic, drizzle with olive oil, wrap in foil and bake for 40 minutes,…
Brandon fries these sandwiches in clarified butter so the toast doesn’t burn while preserving the delicious flavor. To make clarified butter, you’ll need to bring melted butter to a simmer in a small pot to allow the water and milk solids to boil off, or you could buy ghee.
Seared Duck With Prune & Endive
This is a great recipe for a cocktail party. Guests can assemble bites as they wish!…
Seared Scallops & Artichokes
The numeral 10/20 refers to the size of scallop (10–20 scallops per pound). Look for Espelette pepper at gourmet stores, or online through The Spice Trader.