Lamb Meatballs with Yogurt Sauce

Meatballs may be a cocktail party standard, but this version, dunked in a mint yogurt sauce, is hardly predictable.

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  • 30 M
  • 50 M
  • 1

Pan-Fried Shrimp with Dill

These sassy fried shrimp are doused with plenty of lemon juice and fresh dill. Greek through and through. Opa!

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  • 5 M
  • 10 M
  • 0

Mushroom Caps Stuffed with Leeks and Fromage Blanc

Cremini mushrooms are stuffed with a mixture of gently sauteed leeks, Parmesan, fromage blanc, a cheese similar to ricotta, and a drizzle of truffle oil.

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  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 0

Individual Meat Pies with Cointreau Marmalade

These meat pies, are true minced meat pies, filled with ground meat–lamb or beef–and dried plums, currants, spices, and a Cointreau marmalade on top.

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  • 40 M
  • 8 H
  • 0

Grilled Miso-Citrus Scallop Lollipops

Scallops are first marinated in a mixture of sake, ponzu, miso, and ginger, then wrapped with grilled portobello mushrooms, stuck on a skewer, and grilled.

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  • 1 H
  • 3 H, 30 M
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Ahi Tuna Cube with Toasted Black and White Sesame Seeds

This Asian-inspired hors d-oeuvre is nothing more than small cubes of fresh raw tuna that are rolled in gently toasted white and black sesame seeds. Perfection.

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  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 0

Truffled Lentil Spoons

Orange, black, and French lentils are tossed together with a truffle vinaigrette and decorated with a drizzle of a smoky bacon vinaigrette.

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  • 25 M
  • 35 M
  • 0

Soft Polenta with Forest Mushrooms

Creamy, cheesy, irresistible polenta, similar to American grits, is cooked slowly until impossible soft and then is topped with all types of sauteed mushrooms

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 0

Gougères with Arugula, Bacon, and Pickled Onions

A Zuni Cafe specialty, these little cheese puff sandwiches are filled with bacon, tender baby greens, and peppery pickled onions. Perfect as an hors d’oeuvre.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 1

Barefoot Contessa Shrimp Salad by Ina Garten

Creamy but not gloppy, light but not abstemious, this shrimp salad is gonna rock your world…and your cocktail party…and your shower…

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 3

Figs Stuffed with Foie Gras Mousse

Fresh figs are stuffed with a foie gras mousse flavored with figs, thyme, nutmeg, black or white truffles, and a touch of Cognac. Black-tie all the way.

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  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 6 H, 30 M
  • 0

Red Pepper-Pomegranate Molasses-and-Walnut Dip

Though not as famous as hummus or baba ghanoush, this Mediterranean dip is just as delicious. Just ask Paula Wolfert.

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  • 30 M
  • 50 M
  • 1
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