Recipes from Party Appetizers: Small Bites, Big Flavor

Party Appetizers

With today’s magazines singing the praises of graze-style eating as both healthy and fun, Party Appetizers offers the perfect way to treat guests. Entertaining aficionado Tori Ritchie serves up sensational recipes for fabulous finger foods to kick off any informal dinner or stylish celebration — or even be the main attraction at a holiday soiree. Variety truly is the spice of life when you’re talking olives jazzed up with herbs and spices or savory party favorites like Merguez Meatballs with Yogurt Sauce or rich Fig and Gorgonzola Toasts with Caramelized Onions. And for guests who have to start with dessert, there are even a few bonbons such as Mocha Shortbread Buttons and Sugar and Spice Walnuts. Tips on smart shopping, artful presentation, and indispensable ingredients as well as a “make-ahead planner” get hosts prepared before the party for maximum socializing with guests. So let the festivities begin!

Cheddar-Chive Gougeres

These wee cheese puffs are made with sharp Cheddar cheese and chives. For a little bit of spice and heat, dry mustard and cayenne pepper are mixed in.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 5 M
  • 6