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Cheddar Soup
A signature dish of Le Cellier, this rich and creamy cheese-based soup is a guest favorite. While you can serve this as an appetizer, it is so rich and delicious it can also stand alone as a meal, along with...
Spicy Thai Peanut Sauce
Chicken satay is a quick and easy appetizer that's satisfying as well. The satay skewers in this recipe are baked but feel free to throw them on the grill or use a grill pan. The slightly tangy peanut sauce has...
Lemon-Mint Hummus
The combination of lemon and mint evokes the bright, fresh flavors of Middle Eastern cuisine (think stuffed grape leaves, falafel, tabouli). Serve this protein-packed hummus with pita chips or crudité for a healthy appetizer or snack. Click here to see...
Shrimp
For me, a bounty of fresh shrimp, simple as it sounds, is one of the most conflict-inducing bare canvases of the kitchen. I tend to overcomplicate it. Mexican cuisine, however, seems to have struck the perfect balance: A quick blast...
If you enjoy smoked foods this is a great do-ahead recipe for brunch, appetizer, party dip, or late night snack. Try in a grill cheese, on a bagel, with your favorite crackers, or just eat it with a spoon. You...
Fried Squash Blossoms
A fabulous summer appetizer is fried zucchini or squash blossoms, lightly battered, golden & crispy with a hint of salt, followed with a tall glass of bubbly Prosecco! It's a match made in heaven. You can find recipes that fill...
Tomato and watermelon are an unlikely pair to many, but the juicy, refreshing fruits could not go better together. This skewer recipe makes it fun and easy to serve the two as a side dish or an appetizer. Chef José...
Conch Fritters
Conch fritters are a popular appetizer and snack throughout the Cayman Islands and the Bahamas. For maximum island flavor, serve with Pickapeppa sauce or, even better, Scotch bonnet chile pepper sauce, which adds not only heat, but also a pleasant...
For the Social Butterfly: Sick of lugging a pan of apps to parties? Stuck on whether to bring a beverage or appetizer? Bring both with these edible (not to mention adorable) "Shimmies." No need to be a master mixologist to...
For the Social Butterfly: Sick of lugging a pan of apps to parties? Stuck on whether to bring a beverage or appetizer? Bring both with these edible (not to mention adorable) "Shimmies." No need to be a master mixologist to...