Appetizers for DummiesBook - 2002
In Appetizers For Dummies , celebrity chef, Dede Wilson shows you how to make foolproof recipes for 75 mouthwatering, bite-sized wonders'ranging from an Italian-inspired antipasto to a classic shrimp cocktail. Step-by-step, she fills you in on everything you need to know to:Impress your guests with delicious finger food and first courses Whip up everything from the classics to original, exotic, and offbeat appetizers Plan parties with theme menus that will get rave reviews from your guests Experiment with flavors and international cuisines
Whether you're looking for general ideas about designing appetizer menus or helpful lists of conventional ingredients, it's all here. Among other things, you'll discover:Helpful lists of pantry ingredients and how to use them to make appetizers almost instantly Ready-to-go menus for all occasions Recipes for munchies that can be eaten by the handful, as well as recipes for traditional favorites like deviled eggs and crab cakes How to expand your culinary horizons with tea sandwiches, quesadillas, puff pastries, tartlets, muffins, biscuits, and dozens of ethnic recipes Plated recipes for formal occasions, including artichokes with vinaigrette, smoked salmon, caviar, foie gras, and more
Whether you're new to the world of appetizers or you've been delighting guests with your famous finger foods and hors d'oeuvres for years, Appetizers For Dummies is the ultimate guide to spicing up any gathering with delicious mini culinary creations.