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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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The clever addition creates a crunchy texture that will lead guests to wonder whether they are chewing on more than just an appetizer.
One-third of frozen-foods consumers are buying more packaged frozen snacks and appetizers, Packaged Facts' recent report says, in order to keep their freezers stocked for quick meal enhancements, after-school snacks and at-home gatherings.
Retailers shouldn't ignore this trend for their store brand frozen snack and appetizer offerings.
Many patrons were probably getting bored with some of Olive Garden's other appetizers, like Fried Zucchini, Fried Mozzarella, and (fried) Calamari.
Have one family member pull out one slip of paper from the appetizer container.
The containers are available in 2.5-ounce, 3.5-ounce and 5.5-ounce sizes and can be used for sauces, toppings, appetizers, salad dressings and a variety of other products.
Bold and fresh as the name suggests, Extra Virgin is a youthful Chicago eatery with an upscale attitude, right down to the cleanly creative build-your-own appetizer offerings.
has signed a multiyear licensing agreement with Clubhouse Foods Inc., Merrick, N.Y., for the development, manufacture and sale of frozen snack and appetizer products under the Nathan's Famous brand name.
Here's a quick, fresh appetizer from chef Christopher Hernandez of Poggio in Sausalito, California: Put 2 tablespoons chopped toasted walnuts in a bowl and crush with a wooden spoon.
For the most succulent of dining experiences, Chef Hakan Thor recommends the tasting menu, which features an appetizer plate of crab terrine, wild duck and mustard on rye bread, and salt-and-pepper-marinated beef.
Dinner menus in the ships' main dining rooms feature an appetizer, salad, and entree with a low carbohydrate count.
We serve up English language training to our IMSs as an appetizer; they, contrarily, often view it as the main course.