When you're hosting a party, you need to create just the right mood--and just the right food. That's easy when the experts in The Canadian Living Test Kitchen are there to offer their advice and their scrumptious, Tested-Till-Perfect entertaining recipes.
The Appetizers Collection is your must-have party cookbook, packed with recipes for delicious small bites. Inside, you'll find a huge assortment to choose from: dips and spreads, hot and cold starters, skewers, finger sandwiches, snack mixes, canapes and much more. You can mix-and-match recipes to fit your gathering, or turn to one of the themed menu ideas for the perfect combination of dishes for a special occasion, such as a holiday open house, a wedding shower, a graduation party or simply a night in with your friends.
To make entertaining easy, helpful tips on party planning are tucked into each chapter. Handy guides help you figure out how much food to make, how many drinks to provide, and efficient ways to prep and serve so you can get out of the kitchen and into the party. Celebrate in style with Canadian Living!
1. Dips & Spreads
2. Plated Appetizers (little salads, crab cakes and fritters)
3. Hot appetizers (meatballs, chicken wings, dumplings, brochettes and skewers)
4. Savory pastries (quiches, phyllo triangles and tartlets)
5. Tiny sandwiches (sandwiches and canapes)
6. Cold appetizers (deviled eggs, shrimp cocktail, marinated vegetables and cheeses, and charcuterie)
7. Snack mixes (party mixes, spiced or candied nuts and specialty popcorns)