Published May 1, 1996.
These six small dishes can be used as appetizers, cocktail snacks, or a light meal.
Too often, appetizers require more work than they're worth.
We wanted to create several easy dishes—interesting but not too filling—to be used as appetizers.
The Italians have perfected appetizers—antipasti—inspiring us to look at Italian ingredients for dishes that can be used alone or together as appetizers, cocktail snacks, or to make a light meal with salad and pasta.list of recipes