Recommended Books - Appetizers

The Hors D'Oeuvre Bible - A professional reference and recipe book focusing on the design, preparation and presentation of hors d'oeuvres and appetizers in a way that no other text has done.
Features detailed procedural and architectural-style drawings plus 16 color pages illustrating finished presentations.In addition to teaching, step-by-step, the craft of making delicious finger foods and currently popular small dishes, this comprehensive guide includes over 700 recipes. Order Now

Cocktail Parties, Straight Up! - Ideal book for hosts and hostesses who have full-time jobs, not full-time help and who want to entertain stylishly without hocking the family heirlooms or having a nervous breakdown. Features 12 of the authors’successful, gently themed parties, each with delicious signature cocktails, a suggested menu with hors d’oeuvre recipes that can be made ahead, and foolproof ways to make sure your guests get into the swing of things. Each chapter is full of helpful tips and tidbits that will help you navigate the finer points of throwing a successful cocktail party. Order Now

The Big Book of Appetizers - Everyone is always looking for new and interesting recipes for appetizers, and in this book you'll find hundreds of dips, nuts, nibbles, salsas, spreads, soups, dumplings, tarts, wraps, and so much more! Order Now

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The Last-Minute Party Girl - A Must Read Before Your Next Party! Parties take modest amounts of care, planning, attention and oprganization. Lenkert takes the approach of organizing YOU by giving you the straight dope in an organized, encouraging and (best of all) brief manner. She knows about music and mannders, drinks and desserts, recipes (there are plenty here, all simple and sure-fire) and supplies. This book is a must have for everyone! If you've never entertained, here's a book to help you throw a swank party with minimal effort. If you're one of those who entertains frequently, you can still learn smart tips for putting on a fabulous soiree.