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Appetizers - Hors d'oeuvres - Starters - Amuse Bouche Recipe Index

A large collection of gourmet appetizers, easy-to-make appetizers, hors d'oeuvres, starters, hot appetizers, cold appetizers, finger foods, and amuse bouche recipes:

One of the largest collections of tested and trusted party and holiday appetizer recipes on the internet (includes gourmet appetizers, easy-to-make appetizers, hors d'oeuvres, starters, hot appetizers, cold appetizers, finger food, and amuse bouche recipes.

Because my collection of appetizers is very large, I have placed them into the categories listed below. The recipes are very easy to follow and will give you delicious results. Check the recipe categories out, prepare appetizers for your family and friends, and ENJOY the compliments you will receive!

Cauliflower CrostiniBruschetta, Canapes, and Crostini Recipes

Bruschetta: From the Italian word 'bruscare' meaning ‘to roast over coals‘. The thin slices of this traditional garlic bread are made by rubbing slices of toasted bread with garlic cloves, then drizzling the bread with extra-virgin olive oil. They may be topped with a savory topping such as cheese, vegetables, meat, or seafood.

Canape: A canapé is a type of hors d'oeuvre, or small, single-bite food, that is traditionally made with a base of a small piece of bread with some sort of topping.

Crostini: This Italian word means little toasts. The thin slices of bread are toasted, drizzled with olive oil, and served warm. They may be topped with a savory, finely diced mixture such as cheese, vegetables, meat or seafood.

Caviar Eggs
Caviar Appetizer Recipes
Appetizers made using the salted eggs (roe) sturgeon. Some eggs from other species (such as salmon, paddlefish, whitefish, and lumpfish) may also be used.


Baked Truffled Brie en Croute
Cheese Appetizer Recipes

Appetizers using cheese. Recipes are sorted by type of cheese used.


Fruit and Cheese Plate
Cheese Boards, Cheese Plates, and Cheese Platters
Entertaining frequently includes some kind of cheese tray, often with fruit or vegetables or meat or a combination of these foods.


Asparagus and Avocado Wrap
Diet Appetizer Recipes

A large variety of diet appetizers to help you stay on you diet and also enjoy yourself.

Parmesan-Asiago Toppping
Dips, Spreads, Pates, and Terrine Recipes

A large collection of appetizers to please your family and friends.


deiled eggs
Egg Appetizer Recipes

I've noticed that the first appetizers to be eaten are the deviled eggs. A must make for men especially!


fruit plate
Fruit Appetizers Recipes

Fruit appetizers are always very light and refreshing to the palate.


Sweet Potato Hummus
Hummus Recipes

I love hummus. Includes a variety of different hummus recipes using different ingredients.


Cocktail Meatballs in Cranberry-Pinot Noir Sauce
Meat Appetizer Recipes

Hearty appetizers that are sure to please the men at your party.


stuffed mushrooms
Mushroom and Truffle Recipes
Mushrooms, especially stuffed mushrooms, are always a favorite at parties. When you feel like being descendent, try using truffles in your appetizers.


Nuts and Seeds Recipes

Nuts are always popular at a party, but how about using nuts in your appetizers, such as Dukkah.


Olive Cheese Ball Appetizers
Olive Appetizer Recipes

Olives can be used on their own or in some fantastic olive appetizers.




Pizza Recipes

Who doesn't love a pizza. Pizza are a delicious and quick and easy to serve at a party.


Fresh Tomato Salsa
Salsa and Guacamole Recipes

Lots of delicious southwest salsa and guacamole appetizers.



Homemade Tortilla Chips
Savory and Sweet Snack Food Recipes
A savory snack food is defined as any type of food eaten between meals (usually with the fingers) whether healthy or not healthy. Savory snacks can consists of nuts and seeds, popcorn, chips, crackers, and other savory snacks. Some people would also call these snacks football food.

Anytime Balsamic Shrimp
Seafood Appetizer Recipes
A variety of seafood recipes to please everyone!


sushi rolls, california rolls
Sushi, Wraps, and Roll Recipes

Easy-to-make and always a popular appetizer.



Roasted Garlic
Vegetable Appetizer Recipes

Use market-fresh vegetable to make delicious appetizers.


Artichoke Benedict
Vegetarian Appetizer Recipe Index

It's amazing how many delicious appetizers will work on your vegetarian diet.

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