Starters

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5 No-Cook, No-Fuss Starter Recipes: Ideal for Christmas or New Year's

Easy, no-fuss starter recipes mean you can focus on the main dish.

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Tasty Vegetarian Starter Recipe: Deep-Fried Breaded Mushrooms Served With Garlic Mayonnaise

This deliciously easy starter of breaded mushrooms with a tangy garlic mayonnaise will get your dinner party off to a great start. These mushrooms also work as canapés if you use the smaller button mushroom variety or even as a light supper. They go great with a glass of chilled white wine.

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Summer Bruschetta Recipe: Delicious Antipasto With Goat Cheese, Beetroot, and Roasted Red Pepper

This delicious bruschetta recipe has goat cheese and beetroot sit on a bed of roasted red peppers, topped with pesto, basil leaves, and a shave of Parmesan. Ideal for a starter or an impressive party nibble.

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Exploring Shrimp Cocktail: The History, Original Recipe, and Spin-Offs

Has the go-to appetizer of the 1950s and '60s fallen out of favor? Perhaps we’ve forgotten the basics. Let’s hit the reset button and examine how to make the perfect shrimp cocktail.

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How to Make a Bruschetta Appetizer

Bruschetta is a great and tasty appetizer or accompaniment to any meal.

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Schezwan Dosa (Spring Dosa) Recipe

Schezwan dosa or spring dosa are a delicious fusion snack. It is an Indo-Chinese twist on regular South Indian dosa. It is also known as Chinese dosa. It is a popular street food in Mumbai.

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Minnesota Cooking: Deep-Fried Onion Rings With a Buttermilk Marinade

These compare to the rings you buy from the fire department. They are crispy on the outside and sweet on the inside. A hint of tang from the onion and buttermilk and saltiness to complement your beer.

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Easy Bruschetta Recipe With Balsamic Vinegar

A quick and easy-to-follow recipe for bruschetta that you can complete in only 15 minutes. Great for parties and as an appetizer, entree, or starter.

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Masala Papad Makes a Wonderful 10-Minute Appetizer or Snack

Masala papads are healthy and delicious starters that can be made in a jiffy. Believe me when I say that when they are served fresh, they will be a fantastic hit at any party. Try making this snack today to please your whole family!

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How to Make a Smoked Salmon Cold Appetizer With Capers and Dill

Smoked salmon shines in this cold appetizer. You will impress your guests with this great-tasting, easy appetizer. It is filled with cream cheese, capers, fresh dill, and served on a Himalayan salt block.

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How to Make Spring Rolls With Thai Peanut Sauce From Scratch

Simple and beautiful, Thai-inspired spring rolls served with sweet, chunky peanut sauce. Wonderful vegetarian finger food.

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Easy and Fun Pickle Roll-Ups

These easy-to-make appetizers are fun and interactive. Get the kids involved in preparing this starter for family dinners and events. I have also included a modification that will elevate this appetizer for more special occasions.

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Disneyland's Safari Skewers Recipe

How to make Safari Skewers (bacon wrapped asparagus) as served at the Bengal BBQ in Disneyland.

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20+ Bacon-Wrapped Appetizers and Treats

Astound your senses with bacon-wrapped appetizers like Lit’l Smokies, shrimp, scallops, baby potatoes, asparagus, mushrooms, dates, jalapeños, bananas, peaches, marshmallows, and more.

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20 Delicious and Easy Toppings for Crackers

Crackers with toppings can be tasty snacks and a delicious treat for special events. Here are twenty toppings that are easy to create plus a list of other ingredient ideas.

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Jalapeño Popper Stuffed Mushrooms With Roasted Garlic and Bacon Recipe

Insanely delicious mushroom caps stuffed with gooey melted cheese, crispy bacon, spicy jalapeños, and roasted garlic. A party in your mouth that will rock your taste buds!

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How to Make Simple Appetizer Recipes

Simple little appetizer recipes that are fast, easy to make and taste great! I love simple appetizers, small little bites of food packed with flavor.

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Spinach Balls: The Perfect Bite-Sized, Scrumptious Hors d'Oeuvres

Are you looking for a perfectly scrumptious hors d'oeuvre that can be popped in one's mouth and eaten in one bite? These are good year-round, but perfect for St. Patrick's Day! We love them!

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Turkey-Filled Biscuit Spirals

How to fancy-up everyday biscuits and make 'em fab. And they look every bit as good as they taste.

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The Best Authentic Guacamole Recipe

What's the secret of authentic guacamole? Learn which garden fresh vegetables to choose and how to combine them. Tips are included for choosing avocados and keeping guacamole green for several hours.

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Best Authentic Pico de Gallo (Fresh Salsa) Recipe

Nothing says summer like pico de dallo, a delicious way to enjoy fresh tomatoes. Quick and easy, this step-by-step recipe with photos can be adapted to individual tastes. Variations are included, plus tips to ensure a perfect batch of fresh salsa every time.

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Spicy Rotel Cheese Dip Recipe

Making up a batch of Rotel cheese dip is always the highlight of any party or gathering that we attend. If you are searching for a recipe that is very easy to throw together and whisk off to your next gathering, then give this one a try!

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How to Make Bruschetta

Bruschetta is an Italian appetiser, originating simply as a means of using up stale bread. This page looks at lots of different, tasty ways in which it is possible to enjoy bruschetta.

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13 Easy Party Appetizers for Any Holidays or Event

When you have important events coming up, it's important to plan your menu of appetizers ahead of time so you're not stressed out. I've shared 13 mouthwatering recipes below that you can use to create a fantastic spread!

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5 Best (and Easiest!) Crock-Pot Appetizers

When your oven can't fit another pan, break out the Crock-Pot and make one of these simple yet crowd-pleasing appetizers!