Health December 2015, Party Pleasers, page 114-119
Lentil "Pâté" with Apples
Lentils and pistachios contrast the crisp tang of apple for an explosive burst of unique flavor. Make-Ahead: Using a food processor, prep the pâté for easy next-day assembly.
Tequila-Poached Shrimp with Lime Crema
Every party needs a Tequila-Poached Shrimp spoon. One-bite utensil appetizers mean easy eating and also a beautiful presentation. Make-Ahead: prepare the shrimp the day before and chill overnight. Garnish the next day with Crema and a lime wedge.
Baby Potatoes with Caviar
Baby potatoes garnished with caviar serve as excellent appetizers. The texture and presentation enhances the overall experience. Complement the flavor with a splash of fresh lemon juice.
Mushroom-Goat Cheese Crostini
Mushroom and goat cheese steal the show here. Spooned toppings on toasted baguette slices make for hearty appetizers and hors d'oeuvres.
Roast Beef and Arugula Bundles
Finely sliced roast beef bundles leafy arugula for an easy yet elegant appetizer.
Smoked Trout Spread on Cucumber Rounds
Sometimes big flavor comes in small bites. Smoked Trout Cucumber Rounds are no exception to that rule. Make-ahead: prepare these cool cucumber bites and chill overnight for the perfect next day finger-food appetizer.