50 Great Appetizers (Google eBook)

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Andrews McMeel Publishing, May 1, 2009 - Cooking - 112 pages
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Appetizers are the new entrees." --New York Magazine

Starters, amuses-bouche, antipasti, hors d'oeuvres, mezes, antojitos, dim sum, tapas, canapes, finger foods--no matter what you call them, people everywhere are choosing small plates over traditional entree-based meals.

Internationally acclaimed chef and culinary instructor Pamela Sheldon Johns presents 50 festive appetizers and practical party-planning advice on presentation, preparation, decoration, and food safety to inspire many successful gatherings. Also included are 10 themed menus featuring recipes for Middle Eastern mezes, farmers market morsels, Mexican antojitos, vegetarian plates, and more.

The recipes in this handy and giftable cookbook are categorized according to cooking method, including those that are topped and dipped, grilled and skewered, stuffed and rolled, or plated and sauced. Mouthwatering four-color photographs illustrate the book throughout.

Recipes include Stuffed Grape Leaves with Dilled Yogurt, Heirloom Tomato Bruschetta, Roasted Poblano Chilies Stuffed with Shrimp and Crab, Tea-Smoked Chicken Wings, and much more.


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User Review  - Lexi2008 - LibraryThing

I have to confess a secret: I've never reviewed a cookbook before, and I'm not really sure how to do it. This book was sent to me through LibraryThing Early Reviewers and the publisher, Andrews McMeel ... Read full review

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User Review  - poolays - LibraryThing

This little gem has luscious photographs of some old favorites and some new ideas. They are organized by preparation method, "topped & dipped", "grilled and skewered", "stuffed and rolled", and ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Pamela Sheldon Johns is a former board member of the American Institute of Wine and Food and a professional member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals. She has written more than 13 cookbooks. She and her family make their home in Tuscany, where she hosts food and wine workshops.

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