Roasted Tomato Soup
This vegan soup is just a simple purée, but it works.
This crostini is easy to make and perfect for using up day-old bread.
Whipped Ricotta With Figs, Pistachio & Honey Toasts
It's the perfect sweet yet salty starter!
Lemon Goat Cheese Toasts
A creamy base of yogurt and goat cheese makes the lemon stand out.
Creamy Forest Mushroom Toasts
This rich combination of flavors is also great in pastas, soups and sauces.
Squash Crostini With Whipped Ricotta
If you’re having a hard time finding delicata squash, just substitute with acorn squash.
Smoky Skillet Shrimp
This recipe is the love child of Shrimp Scampi and a Spanish-style shrimp tapas. Fast, delicious and saucy, these shrimp are best served with crusty bread.
Zesty Whipped Feta Dip
Roasted garlic and fresh lemon add nutty depth and bright flavor to this addictive Zesty Whipped Feta Dip. Look for roasted garlic where you buy olives and antipasti, or trim the top of two heads of fresh garlic, drizzle with olive oil, wrap in foil and bake for 40 minutes,…
7 Restaurant-Worthy Recipes For Your Next Cocktail Party
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Seared Duck With Prune & Endive
This is a great recipe for a cocktail party. Guests can assemble bites as they wish!…
Seared Scallops & Artichokes
The numeral 10/20 refers to the size of scallop (10–20 scallops per pound). Look for Espelette pepper at gourmet stores, or online through The Spice Trader.
Cheese Fondue With Fried Bread
For this recipe, it’s important that the wine mixture doesn’t get too hot or your cheese will separate and curdle.
Roasted Onion Dip
It’s tempting to stir the onions while caramelizing, but be patient and leave them untouched until they take on that rich, dark colour in the pan…
Grilled Lamb Kebabs With Mint Raita
If you can’t cook these kebabs over a charcoal grill, cook them on the stove in a well-oiled cast-iron pan on high heat for about 8 to 10 minutes, or until browned and cooked through.
Pintxos Of Grilled Shrimp, Mushroom, Leek And Romesco
Buy pumpkin seeds already toasted or toast in a 350°F oven for 5 to 10 minutes. Romesco sauce can be made up to 2 days ahead of time and kept in the refrigerator. Use wild leeks if you can find them, otherwise green onions are fine.