Appetizer Recipes

Baked Mushrooms, Broken Bread Recipe
Vegetarian Baked Mushrooms, Broken Bread Recipe

Baked Mushrooms, Broken Bread This recipe was inspired by Mariapaola Dettore’s recipe for Funci ‘ncartati (mushrooms cooked in foil packages) from her book Sicily. It comes from the Agrigento area whe...

45 minutes 4
Antipasti Platter Recipe
Appetizer Antipasti Platter Recipe

Antipasti Platter This dish is colorful and delicious. Serve with long, skinny breadsticks. You can use nearly anything you like in an antipasti platter: marinated mushrooms, celery sticks or small c...

8 minutes 6 (or can be multiplied up to 4 times)
Steak Tartare Recipe
Beef Steak Tartare Recipe

Steak Tartare When you make steak tartare, it’s crucial to buy meat from a reputable butcher you know. We recommend beef fillet (tenderloin) for this recipe, and partially freeze it so that it’s easie...

35 minutes 4 to 5 as an appetizer
Recipe for Asian Chicken Wings
Grill Recipe for Asian Chicken Wings

Ming’s Wings These are hors d’oeuvres that I worked out for a restaurant (where the chef was named Ming) to serve at the bar. They’re very simple, can be made in large quantities, and can be reheated ...

20 minutes 4 to 6
P&J’s Oysters Rockefeller Recipe
Stove P&J’s Oysters Rockefeller Recipe

P&J’s Oysters Rockefeller By Al Sunseri, from The P&J Oyster Cookbook, by Kit Wohl and the Sunseri Family P&J oysters were present at the creation of many legendary dishes of New Orleans’ Creole cuisi...

10 minutes 12 appetizers or 6 main-course servings
Mark Bittman’s Famous Spicy Shrimp Recipe
Low Fat Mark Bittman’s Famous Spicy Shrimp Recipe

Mark’s Famous Spicy Shrimp The best “bring-to-the-grill-party” dish ever, in my humble opinion; I’ve been doing it for 25 years. Instructions_Step Use the side of a knife, a small food processor, or a ...

4 minutes 4 servings
Lobster, Corn & Tomato Salad Recipe
Vegetables Lobster, Corn & Tomato Salad Recipe
8 minutes 6

Lobster, Corn & Tomato Salad This truly indulgent salad made with fresh lobster, corn, and tomatoes is a peak-of-summer treat. Instructions_Step Put the lobster, corn, tomatoes, celery, parsley, and ...

Hummus or chickpea dip Recipe
High Fiber Hummus or chickpea dip Recipe
20 minutes (pre... 1-1/2 cup

Hummus (Chickpea Dip) Instructions_Step Soak the chickpeas in plenty of cold water overnight. Drain, add the salt, cover with water and cook in a pressure cooker for 20 minutes, or simmer for 1-1/2 hou...

Halibut Ceviche with Lemon and Coriander Oil
Latin American Halibut Ceviche with Lemon and Coriander Oil
3 -1/2 hours 6 servings

Halibut with Lemon and Coriander Oil It’s no surprise that halibut works well in ceviche. It actually takes well to virtually any cooking method you can think of: roasting, baking, grilling, frying, y...

Grilled Zucchini & Goat Cheese Roll-Ups
Vegetables Grilled Zucchini & Goat Cheese Roll-Ups
10-12 minutes 8 to 10 roll-ups

Grilled Zucchini & Goat Cheese Roll-Ups Make these ahead, refrigerate them if you like, and broil them briefly before serving. Serve with a first-course green salad or as a side to grilled meat, or as...

Grilled Avocado with Strawberry-Mango Salsa
Grill Grilled Avocado with Strawberry-Mango Salsa
6 – 8 minutes 4

Grilled Avocado with Strawberry-Mango Salsa There are more than 80 varieties of the avocado fruit, with the Hass variety responsible for 85 percent of production. The Hass avocado was discovered by a ...

Green Bean, Pecan and Pomegranate Salad
Vegan Green Bean, Pecan and Pomegranate Salad

Green Bean, Pecan and Pomegranate Salad Fast, easy and great tasting, this salad can step in as an appetizer or side dish. Serve it with whole grains for a light lunch. Do not be tempted to cook the b...

10 – 12 minutes 4
Gravy Meatball Sliders Recipe
Beef Gravy Meatball Sliders Recipe

Gravy Meatball Sliders By Joey Campanaro of The Little Owl, from New York Cooks, by Joan Krellenstein and Barbara Winkler From the day The Little Owl opened, these sliders were a hit, garnering praise...

68 minutes 12 as an appetizer
Coconut Shrimp Recipe
Stove Coconut Shrimp Recipe

Coconut Shrimp Instructions_Step In bowl, combine eggs, milk, and 1 tsp each salt and pepper. Whip until blended. Instructions_Step In separate bowl, add 1 tsp each salt and pepper to 1 cup flour. Bl...

2-3 minutes 2
Cheese Balls Redux Recipe
Stove Cheese Balls Redux Recipe

Cheese Balls Redux Remember those cheese balls your grandmother or great-aunt used to serve at all the family get-togethers? We decided to take a look at this old-fashioned favorite and give cheese ba...

20 minutes Servew 10 to 15
Boiled shrimp Recipe
Stove Boiled shrimp Recipe

No-Fail Boiled Shrimp Joy of Cooking: All About Party Foods & Drinks, by Irma S. Rombauer, Marion Rombauer Becker, and Ethan Becker. If you are grilling, broiling, or boiling shrimp, consider cooking ...

12 minutes 12 to 15 servings
Fingerling Potato and Crispy Bacon Pizza
Lunch Fingerling Potato and Crispy Bacon Pizza

I’ve been making these crispy breakfast, brunch, lunch, and appetizer pizzas for several years in my baking classes. Try my topping selections and then make your own signature pizzas using your favorite...

Jalapeno Poppers Recipe
Vegetables Jalapeno Poppers Recipe

Place peppers in a bowl and add scalding water to cover. Let stand 30 minutes to 1 hour until softened. Leave the stems on and slit down one side removing and discarding all the seeds. Place one slice o...

8 servings