Best Appetizer Cooking Books
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1. Beautiful Boards: 50 Amazing Snack Boards for Any Occasion
Author: by Maegan Brown
Make mealtimes, special occasions, and holidays extra memorable with these 50 delicious, inspiring, family-friendly, and easy-to-recreate snack boards. Visually exciting and deliciously enticing, these snack boards by Maegan Brown (aka The BakerMama) move beyond (and include) classic cheese and charcuterie and are comprised of easy-to-find fresh and prepared foods, arranged in beautiful, artful, and whimsical ways (think red, white, and blue snacks shaped into an American flag for celebrating Fourth of July and a fruit-and-veggie rainbow with cracker clouds to brighten any day).
The variety of foods on each board will delight everyone, and the stunning presentation will encourage kids to try foods they might normally refuse. Plus, you can make the boards ahead of time, so you can actually sit down and spend time with your loved ones.
In this book, you will find boards for anytime family meals and snacks, seasons and holidays, breakfast and brunch, desserts, and entertaining and special occasions. Impress your family and friends with artful masterpieces, including: Build-Your-Own Parfait BoardMimosa BoardSummer Fun BoardTake Me Out to the Ball Game BoardMediterranean Mezze BoardBarbecue BoardS’mores BoardBuild-Your-Own Sundae Board Along with The BakerMama’s tips to get you into the board mind-set, every board is accompanied by a gorgeous, large photo and step-by-step instructions to make each one easy to recreate.
2. The Complete Guide to Pressure Canning: Everything You Need to Know to Can Meats, Vegetables, Meals in a Jar, and More
Author: by Diane Devereaux – The Canning Diva
The Complete Guide to Pressure Canning is a safe, practical, step-by-step resource to preserve the low-acid foods that you love. From soups and stews, to meals-in-a-jar, to kitchen staples like broths and beans, pressure canning is a time-honored craft that allows you to safely and affordably preserve the food your family loves to eat.
Written by The Canning Diva Diane Devereaux, The Complete Guide to Pressure Canning delivers everything you need to confidently achieve pressure canning perfection. With The Complete Guide to Pressure Canning you will discover the ease of pressure canning, understand the science behind safe food preservation, and enjoy delicious recipes for stocking your kitchen and feeding your family.
In the pages of this all-in-one pressure canning roadmap you’ll find:An overview of pressure canning basics that includes guidance for buying a pressure canner and pressure canning fundamentalsMore than 80 pressure canning recipes for: stocks, broths, soups, and stews; meats including wild game and fish; meals-in-a-jar; tomatoes and vegetables; beans and legumes; and morePressure canning charts for safely canning vegetables and meats that include quantity, yield, jar size, processing time, and PSI gauge guidanceA First Batches Chapter that includes two practice recipes for those new to pressure canningWith The Complete Guide to Pressure Canning, readers of all skill levels will learn to successfully preserve and serve wholesome, nourishing foods that everyone will enjoy.
3. Platters and Boards: Beautiful, Casual Spreads for Every Occasion (Appetizer Cookbooks, Dinner Party Planning Books, Food Presentation Books)
Author: by Shelly Westerhausen
Bestselling cookbook shares the secrets to easy, attractive, and delicious spreadsWith 40 contemporary spreads to graze on presented with gorgeous photography, easy recipes, and helpful tipsAn inspiring resource for throwing unforgettable get-togethers:Platters and Boards is the guide to entertaining with effortless style.
Author Shelly Westerhausen shares the secrets to creating casually chic spreads anyone can make and everyone will enjoy (and envy). Organized by time of day, 40 contemporary arrangements are presented with gorgeous photography, easy-to-prepare recipes, suggested meat and drink pairings, and notes on preparation and presentation.
With recipes and presentation ideas for breakfast, brunch, appetizer, antipasto, charcuterie, and cheese boards to share with friends and familyMakes an inspiring bridal shower, housewarming, or hostess giftCelebrated cookbook author and food blogger Shelly Westerhausen is the author of Vegetarian Heartland and the founder of the blog Vegetarian VenturesFans of Cook Beautiful, The Art of the Cheese Plate, InStyle Parties, Magnolia Table, and Cravings will love Platters and Boards.
4. On Boards: Simple & Inspiring Recipe Ideas to Share at Every Gathering
Author: by Lisa Dawn Bolton
Appetite by Random House
BESTSELLING BOARD BOOK: TURN SIMPLE FOODS INTO BEAUTIFUL BOARDS WITH MORE THAN 100 EASY RECIPES AND IDEASSharing food on boards is the perfect way to entertain family and friends. With minimum effort and maximum impact you can casually host in style, while focusing on spending time together, rather than being stuck in the kitchen.
No cooking skills are required to make these boards (and you!Shine! In On Boards, food stylist Lisa Bolton has put together 50 ideas for instantly approachable boards, all with effortless entertaining in mind, as well as 52 recipes for delectable savory and sweet additions like Beet Hummus, Bourbon Bacon Jam, Mashed Potato Dip and Chocolate Salami.
The boards can be pulled together in very little time, and each includes presentation and styling tips to impress your guests. Any assortment of food can be pulled into a beautiful board, so you will be able transform whatever is in your fridge and pantry when unexpected guests arrive!
With chapters on Everyday Boards, Holiday & Special Occasion Boards, Seasonal Boards and Around the World Boards, you will find inspiration for every gathering. Whether you are looking for a breakfast or brunch board; a board for Christmas Day, Superbowl Sunday or New Year’s Eve; a huge celebration or a cozy date night for two, it is included in this collection of gorgeously curated boards.
5. Graze: Inspiration for Small Plates and Meandering Meals: A Charcuterie Cookbook
Author: by Suzanne Lenzer
Grazing is an enchanting way to eat. It means skipping from dish to dish, tasting different things without committing to a single one. It’s about creating multiple dishes that work together as a meal, that all share a theme, an aesthetic.
When she entertains, or even pulls together a quick dinner for just two, food stylist Suzanne Lenzer enjoys this tapas-style of eatingand with her guidance, you can too. When it comes to making small plates at home, start with cheese and charcuterie, but then combine this classic with a few easy dishes that make a meal special.
Try your hand at fun, fast recipes like chickpea fries with Meyer lemon-scented aioli; roasted beet tartare with cheese and pistachios; kale, spinach, and Pecorino pizza slivers; sardine bruchetta with fennel and preserved lemons; scallop and plum ceviche with tarragon; and lemon-lavender possetto name just a few.
Making delicious, beautiful dishes and snacks for grazing, whether for two or twelve, doesn’t have to be difficult or time-consuming. Graze is full of tips to help you prepare healthy, wholesome, and appetizing food without spending hours in the kitchen.
6. Vegetables Illustrated: An Inspiring Guide with 700+ Kitchen-Tested Recipes
Author: by America's Test Kitchen
America's Test Kitchen
A Comprehensive Guide to Serving Boards. The art and pleasure of beautifully composed charcuterie boardsdemystified and made simple! Serving boards possess an uncanny ability to mirror the mood of a host and transform a room’s ambiance as friends and family gather around them to both eat and enjoy time together.
Savor lavishly details how to create memorable and delicious serving boards, no matter the season or the occasion. Expert advice and insights provide strategies and approaches for composing boards that balance flavor profiles and textures, using elegant and inventive recipes.
Inside You’ll Find: – Expert Advice and Recipes from Murray’s Cheese, Publican Market, The Cheese Store of Beverly Hills, Lady & Larder, Mike’s Hot Honey, Blake Hill Preserves, Esters Wine Shop & Bar, and Vermont Creamery – Practical & Delicious Guides on how to pair cheeses, meats, condiments, and an array of other ingredients that can be used on serving boards.
Also included are suggested drink pairings. Over 100 Recipes for crackers and bread, preserves, pickles, flavored nuts, dips, spreads, some bigger bites, and even desserts Kimberly Stevens is a seasoned food writer and journalist who has contributed extensively to The New York Times and written stories for The Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, numerous national magazines, and online publications.
8. Tables & Spreads: A Go-To Guide for Beautiful Snacks, Intimate Gatherings, and Inviting Feasts
Author: by Shelly Westerhausen Worcel
From the author of the bestselling Platters & Boards comes a beautifully photographed recipe collection and styling guide that shows you how to easily create lovely, abundant spreads for every occasion. Tables & Spreads is a must-have cookbook and resourceful styling guide from bestselling author Shelly Westerhausen.
Here are more than 60 easy-to-prepare recipes plus behind-the-scenes insight into creating a beautiful, inviting table for every occasion, including tips on choosing a theme, styling your food in creative ways, and achieving that “wow factor” with linens, flowers, music, and more.
There are 20 visually striking spreads that range from Ladies Night Lettuce Wraps to a Christmas Morning Dutch Baby Party, Dips for Dinner, and a Boozy Bloody Mary Bar. Rich with gorgeous and instructive photography, Tables & Spreads is inspiring yet totally accessible, perfect for home cooks who like to host gatherings of all sizes, and those who loved Shelly’s first book, Platters & Boards.
9. Eat What You Watch: A Cookbook for Movie Lovers
Author: by Andrew Rea
Dovetail (October 3, 2017)
Many of our favorite movies come with a side of iconic food moments: the elaborate timpano from Big Night, Charlie Chaplin’s dancing dinner rolls in The Gold Rush, the orgasmic deli fare from When Harry Met Sally, or the redemptive birthday cake from Sixteen Candles.
In this cookbook, author Andrew Rea (of the hit YouTube channel Binging with Babish) recreates these iconic food scenes and many more. With recipes from more than 40 classic and cult films, Eat What You Watch is the perfect gift for both movie buffs and home cooks who want to add some cinematic flair to their cooking repertoire.
10. Stunning Spreads: Easy Entertaining with Cheese, Charcuterie, Fondue & Other Shared Fare
Author: by Chrissie Nelson Rotko
Skyhorse (June 2, 2020)
Offer Your Guests a Variety of Bites and Flavors with Unique and Delicious Dips, Fondues, Boards, and More! From baby showers to birthday brunches, Stunning Spreads offers more than 75 approachable appetizers paired with a variety of simple, seasonal cocktails such as spiked hot apple cider and watermelon fros that are sure to be the showstopper at your next gathering.
To round out this fun, delicious fare is helpful hosting advice for preparing and serving everything from big boards to small bites. Beautiful and stress-free spreads fitting for any crowd include: Beer cheese fondueGrilled brie with blackberry balsamic glazeThe ultimate cheddar snack boardPimento cheese deviled eggsSummer grilled fruit and veggie boardRoasted garlic dipBourbon apple butterAnd so much more!
Whether you’re entertaining family for the holidays, having friends over to watch the big game, or cozying up on the couch with your loved ones, hosting at home doesn’t have to be a hassle.
11. On a Stick!: 80 Party-Perfect Recipes
Author: by Matt Armendariz
December 17, 2013
See for yourself why everything tastes better on a stick with these 80 recipes for skewered snacks, appetizers, and desserts that will be the hit of any party Why do the world’s most delicious foods taste even better served on a stick?
Author and photographer Matt Armendariz answers the question with dozens of delightful recipes for party food, street-cart food, junk food, and more. From elegant hors d’oeuvres to humble everyday fare, it’s all here: Deep-fried mac ‘n’ cheese S’mores Antipasti Bacon-wrapped shrimp Fudge puppies Fish and chips …And more!On a Stick!
Also includes tricks for using sticks and skewers like cocktail picks, sugarcane, and fresh rosemary, ideas for entertaining, plus quick and easy recipes for delicious homemade marinades, dips, and sauces.
12. The Forest Feast Gatherings: Simple Vegetarian Menus for Hosting Friends & Family
Author: by Erin Gleeson
Erin Gleeson, the New York Times bestselling author of The Forest Feast, returns with a gorgeously illustrated cookbook packed with 100 brand-new simple vegetarian recipes designed for relaxed entertaining. When food photographer and stylist Erin Gleeson left New York City to live in a cabin in the woods of northern California, she started the blog The Forest Feast to document her vegetable-centric, seasonal approach to cooking.
Her readers are drawn to her healthy recipes that anyone can makedishes that are easy enough to prepare after a long day at work, yet impressive enough for a partyas well as to her visually stunning photography and watercolors. Erin handwrites each recipe over her photos to create diagram-like, step-by-step instructions that are vibrant, unique, and most important, easy to cook from.
Erin’s recipes have always been ideal for entertaining, but now in The Forest Feast Gatherings she offers detailed guidance on hosting casual, yet thoughtful, get-togethers from start to finish with recipes that serve 6 to 8. The book offers 100 new, innovative vegetarian recipes, along with some fan favorites from the blog, arranged in a series of artfully designed menus that are tailored around specific occasions and seasonswhether a summer dinner party, a laid-back brunch, a vegan and gluten-free gathering, or holiday cocktails.
13. Taste of Home Most Requested Recipes: 633 Top-Rated Recipes Our Readers Love!
Author: by Editors of Taste of Home
ENJOY OVER 600 OF THE BEST OF OUR BEST, ALL-TIME FAVORITE, 5 STAR, MOST REQUESTED RECIPES ALL IN ONE BRAND NEW COLLECTION! Take the guesswork out of cooking with Taste of Home Most Requested Recipes! Each of the 633 dishes in this mouthwatering collection is a Five-Star dish as rated on TasteofHome.
Com, won a recipe contest and/or received raves from Taste of Home readers! Whether whipping up a family favorite on a busy weeknight, creating an attention-getting dish for an office potluck, serving crowd-pleasing munchies for a weekend party or a planning a spread for a special occasion, you’ll find what you’re looking for here.
After all, these are the foods today’s home cooks serve and share time and again. Each tried-and-true recipe has been tested and approved by the experts in the Taste of Home Test Kitchen, offers easy-to-follow instructions and calls for ingredients you likely have on hand!
Serve your family nothing but the best! With Most Requested Recipes at your fingertips, it’s never been easier! CHAPTERS Appetizers, Snacks & Beverages Breakfast & Brunch Soups & Sandwiches Side Dishes, Salads & More Hearty Main Dishes Casserole Entrees Slow Cooker Dinners Breads & Rolls Cakes, Pies & Desserts Cookies & Candies Seasonal Specialties
14. Boards, Platters, Plates: Recipes for Entertaining, Sharing, and Snacking
Author: by Maria Zizka
Artisan (April 27, 2021)
Casual, Vibrant, Delicious Choose from a dazzling collection of thirty beautiful, well-crafted boards, whether you’re serving a group of two or ten. Try Catalonian Summer with romesco, charred green onions, anchovy toasts, and Manchego for an intimate outdoor gathering. Make a dinner of the Korean BBQ platter with bulgogi-style beef, lettuce cups, gochujang dipping sauce, and kimchi.
Or go straight for the sweets with a dessert like S’mores Without a Campfire. Plus, check out the party-size boards for your next holiday or celebration. Start with the four principles for creating the right board for any occasion: Looks matterStay flexibleMake it fun to eatEmbrace store-bought components You’ll find that every meal becomes one worth sharing.
15. Teatime at Grosvenor Square: An Unofficial Cookbook for Fans of Bridgerton―75 Sinfully Delectable Recipes
Author: by Dahlia Clearwater
Skyhorse (June 22, 2021)
Delightful food and drink recipes inspired by Netflix’s hit show Bridgerton and Julia Quinn’s bestselling novels. Finger sandwiches, pastries, roasts, desserts, cocktails, and more! You are cordially invited to dine with society’s finest! From the magnificent macaron towers to the heavenly fruit-topped trifles, the food of Bridgerton steals the show.
Teatime at Grosvenor Square brings you 75 tempting recipes inspired by those candy-colored treats and opulent feasts. Now you can create a spread of delicate finger sandwiches, captivating canaps, and bite-sized sweets scrumptious enough to impress Queen Charlotte herself! Plus, you’ll find a few recipes worthy of a Bridgerton family supper.
This delightful book includes recipes for: English Scones and PastriesJams, Spreads, and MarmaladesCakesPiesMeringuesMacaronsCookiesIce CreamDrinking ChocolateSoupMeat PiesRoastsCocktailsAnd more! Whether you choose to enjoy a delicious confection with Daphne or a strong cocktail with the Duke, Teatime at Grosvenor Square will make binge-watching Bridgerton even better!