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Appetizers and Side Dishes

A menu is never complete without a mouthwatering starter to open up the palate, and you'll find plenty of options in our appetizer recipes. Plus, succulent side dish recipes to partner with your best main courses.
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Black Caviar Deviled Eggs Recipe
Black Caviar Deviled Eggs Recipe
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Start a sophisticated soiree in the most sophisticated way with these glamorous deviled eggs topped with glittering black caviar. Luxurious but super simple!

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Lox and Bagels Recipe
Lox and Bagels Recipe
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A classic but beloved recipe, lox and bagels are an American favorite. We pile premium Scottish or Norwegian smoked salmon on ours, with a good amount of cream cheese and a sprinkle of juicy capers.

Steamed Chicken Dumplings Recipe
Steamed Chicken Dumplings Recipe
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Some call them dumplings, some call them momos, we just call them delicious! This classic dumpling is filled with flavorful chicken and served with a delicious lemon sauce, and are perfect to try your hand at homemade dim sum.

Prosciutto, Pears & Burrata Appetizer Recipe
Prosciutto Ham, Baked Pears and Mozzarella Burrata Appetizer Recipe
by GourmetFoodStore.com

A super easy appetizer that amps up the wow factor! Pears baked in honey and fine Italian balsamic, plus sweet burrata cheese, are rolled up in flavorful prosciutto di parma. Depending on the season, substitute with peaches or figs.

Stone Crab Claw Mustard Sauce Recipe
Stone Crab Claw Mustard Sauce Recipe
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This stone crab claw mustard sauce recipe makes the perfect dipping sauce for your fresh stone crab claws. This recipe also works great with crab cakes and white fish, and we even use it at times on grilled chicken.

Grilled Marinated Quail Recipe | Gourmet Food Store
Grilled Marinated Quail Recipe
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Discover a new and wonderful ingredient to grill with: quail! These tiny, delicate birds are actually great for grilling, as they cook in no time at all and really go well with any sort of rub or marinade. If using bone-in quail - which is a bit more flavorful thanks to that bone, allow 1-2 minutes extra grilling.

Creamy Truffle Polenta Recipe
Creamy Truffle Polenta Recipe
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An easy way to incorporate that wonderful truffle flavor to an otherwise bland dish, our recipe for truffle polenta is quick, and simple yet super delicious. We use Tealdi's instant Polenta with truffles and make it extra flavorful and creamy by adding truffle butter and a cream cheese.

Camembert and Raspberry Jam Mini Tarts Recipe
Baked Camembert and Raspberry Jam Mini Tarts Recipe
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We put a lovely twist on a baked Camembert recipe! Soft and delicious Camembert pieces are placed in an appetizer-sized tart shell, baked with sweet raspberry jam and topped with a meaty walnut. A quick and easy appetizer recipe, perfect to make for cocktail parties. Easily substitute the Camembert for Brie cheese, and the raspberry jam for any of your favorite sweet preserves.

Mini Smoked Salmon Appetizer Tarts Recipe
Mini Gravlax Smoked Salmon Tarts Appetizer Recipe
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Bite into these buttery tarts filled to the brim with zesty dill and pepper gravlax salmon! The unique spicy flavor of the salmon is pared down with creamy creme fraiche. A bit of dill and some meaty avocado, and this appetizer recipe is done in a pinch.

Smoked Salmon Mini Quiches Recipe
Smoked Salmon Mini Quiches Recipe
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A new take on the classic smoked salmon and creme fraiche appetizers, our crust-less Smoked Salmon Mini Quiches are super easy to make, and stunning to serve. A flavorful appetizer for a fresh spring lunch. Note: you can make these ahead and store in the freezer.

Smoked Salmon And King Crab Meat Pockets Recipe
Smoked Salmon And King Crab Meat Pockets Recipe
by GourmetFoodStore.com

Try this easy and mouthwatering smoked salmon appetizer recipe of buttery smoked salmon pouches filled with cream cheese and succulent king crab meat.

Baked Camembert and Brown Sugar Mini Tarts Recipe
Baked Camembert and Brown Sugar Mini Tarts Recipe
by GourmetFoodStore.com

One of our favorite appetizer recipes, warm and gooey Camembert is baked into buttery tart shells with sweet brown sugar and a pinch of cinnamon. The brown sugar caramelizes and pairs wonderfully with the creamy Camembert cheese, plus it bakes in just minutes! Substitute for Brie if you'd like.

Wild Mushrooms in Truffled Balsamic Reduction Recipe
Wild Mushrooms in Truffle Balsamic Reduction Recipe
by GourmetFoodStore.com

A superbly flavorful reduction of earthy wild mushrooms paired with aged balsamic and creamy truffle butter, this is absolutely fantastic paired with polenta, mashed potatoes, or risotto, or served on top of a juicy piece of Wagyu beef tenderloin or roasted chicken.

Truffled Deviled Eggs Recipe | Gourmet Food Store
Truffled Deviled Eggs Recipe
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Try our luxurious and delicious recipe for gourmet truffle deviled eggs, made with luxurious truffle oil and mixed in with pieces of tasty bacon. Serve with your best wines or champagne!

Smoked Salmon Mini Quiches Recipe
Smoked Trout Appetizers Recipe
by GourmetFoodStore.com

Delicate and milder than smoked salmon, smoked trout makes a light and refreshing crowd-pleasing start to a meal. Our smoked trout cups are filled with buttery smoked trout, fresh herbs, smooth creme fraiche and the lightest touch of Dijon mustard.

Deviled Eggs Three Ways Recipe
Deviled Eggs Three Ways Recipe
by GourmetFoodStore.com

Colorful and flavorful, deviled eggs are the perfect portable appetizers for spring picnics and outdoor events. We made three deliciously different fillings to change things up a bit - smooth and buttery avocado, hearty and smoky bacon and cheddar, and a classic paprika deviled egg topped with classic black caviar.

Classic Rabbit Stew Recipe
Classic Rabbit Stew Recipe
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A classic country recipe, our rabbit stew recipe is flavorful and hearty. With only a few simple ingredients and seasonings, you have a delicious meal that you can serve for your family or guests.

Smoked Salmon Over Poppyseed Crackers Recipe
Poppyseed Crackers, Brie and Smoked Salmon Appetizer Recipe
by Gourmet Food World

This simple yet delicious poppyseed cracker recipe leaves packaged crackers in the dust! Flaky and buttery, with just the perfect amount of crunch, they're the perfect partner for slices of pillow-y brie and silken smoked salmon.

Shrimp and Smoked Salmon Appetizers With Avocado Recipe
Shrimp and Smoked Salmon Appetizers With Avocado Recipe
by GourmetFoodStore.com

Impress your guest with your sushi-making skills with our incredible smoked salmon sushi roll. Made with slices of buttery smoked salmon, rolled up with sweet mango, avocado and topped with black caviar, this smoked salmon appetizer is simple to make, delicious and looks beautiful when served.

Grilled Chevre-Stuffed Dates Wrapped in Serrano Ham Recipe
Goat Cheese and Serrano Ham Dates Recipe
by GourmetFoodStore.com

An appetizer that will win the night! Sweet dry dates stuffed with tangy chevre goat cheese cheese and wrapped in flavorful Spanish serrano ham, grilled to perfection.

Cheese and Foie Gras Mini Tart Recipe
Cheese and Foie Gras Mini Tart Recipe
by GourmetFoodStore.com

These elegant bite-sized foie gras tarts are simple yet luxurious, not to mention small enough that you won’t feel guilty eating them! Whipped foie gras and mascarpone cheese merge into an irresistibly creamy and decadent mix, encased in sweet mini tart shells and topped with balsamic-and-port-wine fig spread…definitely something to make your guests happy!

Cucumber and Smoked Salmon Appetizer Canapes Recipe
Cucumber and Smoked Salmon Appetizer Canapes Recipe
by GourmetFoodStore.com

A fresh appetizer recipe that will cool you right down! Crunchy little cucumber slices act as vessels for the smoked salmon and Boursin cheese dip, and are a one-bite-wonder. Perfect to serve as an elegant hors d'oeuvre for a summer party, or perfectly dainty bridal shower starter.

Fresh Black Truffle Crostini Recipe
Fresh Black Truffle Crostini Recipe
by GourmetFoodStore.com

An easy way to make a luxurious appetizer - toast some crusty French bread, slice and top with an aromatic mix of garlic, truffle oil and shaved fresh black truffles.

Truffle Fries Recipe
Truffle Fries Recipe
by GourmetFoodStore.com

You could pair your burger with regular fries...or you could take it to the next level with our black truffle fries recipe! Crispy golden fries tossed with black truffle oil and truffle salt are completely irresistible. Make sure you make plenty for everyone,as these addictive truffle oil fries will disappear before your eyes!

Tex-Mex Shrimp Cocktail Recipe
Tex-Mex Shrimp Cocktail Recipe
by GourmetFoodStore.com

A zesty seafood recipe that's filled with south-of-the-border flavor! We marinated the shrimp in a spicy chili mix, then layered in a margarita glass with a smooth avocado cream, and a classic salsa. It's the perfect recipe to serve for a summer shindig, or a Cinco de Mayo celebration!

Fried Shrimp Empanadas Recipe | Gourmet Food Store
Fried Shrimp Empanadas Recipe
by GourmetFoodStore.com

Empanadas are the perfect snack appetizer, and these empanadas really hit it out of the park. The shrimp filling is inspired on the classic Brazilian "pastel", served by friendly vendors on the beaches of Brazil. Serve with a wedge of lime for an amazing starter.

Polenta Fingers With Gorgonzola Cream Cheese Dip Recipe
Polenta Fingers With Gorgonzola Cream Cheese Dip Recipe
by GourmetFoodStore.com

This sophisticated appetizer looks so elegant and is so delicious, nobody will believe it takes 30 minutes to make! We took polenta from an uninspired main to an elegant start, coating it in in panko and baking until crunchy and paired with a creamy and intense blue cheese dip.

Cheddar and Zucchini Biscuits Recipe
Cheddar and Zucchini Biscuits Recipe
by GourmetFoodStore.com

Serve these melt-in-your-mouth cheddar biscuits right out of the oven! Perfect to pair with main dishes or to start you dinner, these are the perfect biscuits for when zucchini abounds at the farmer's market.

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