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appetizer

(ap′ĕ-tī″zĕr)
A small portion of something, esp. food or drink, that stimulates desire for more. In Western societies, it is an item that usually precedes the main food offering.
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Frozen appetizers and snacks rang up nearly $2 billion in sales in the year ending Dec.
Whether you're having a few adult friends over for a party or feeding packs of hungry trick-or-treaters, there are several appetizer recipes that are scary-good and will have your guests impressed and going back for seconds.
Consumer perception that frozen snacks and appetizers, and the frozen foods industry as a whole, are over-processed and unhealthful is one of the biggest reasons the category is not doing well.
These are easy to prepare appetizers that fit well into any summer party and taste great with whatever else you are serving.
In the freezer, of course, would be the ice and various selections of appetizers and hors d'oeuvres that complete the picture.
At Houlihan's locations, diners enjoy building Threebies, appetizer plates they create by selecting three items from a list of eight appetizers.
Our growing foodservice businesses provide premium condiments, sauces, soups, appetizers and desserts to all areas of our customers' menus.
The products include a 32-ounce package of 36 appetizers called tomato pesto mozzarella crostini and a 28.
One of the reasons is that chefs such as Nason are leveling the playing held by, creating appetizers that are more balanced, multidimensional and exciting.
The grilled dinners include a choice of two appetizers and an entree - rotisserie chicken tonight, priced at $15, or the grilled appetizers may be ordered a la cart for $5 or $6.
Jackson recommends the acidity and effervescence of a Belgian gueze-lamic or German gose for light appetizers and a Belgian Iambic for sharp cheese and light soups.
To round out its selection, Tart recently added appetizers to its menu.