Appetizer and Hors D’Oeuvre Cookbooks

Whether they are to accompany a romantic bottle of wine shared between a couple, or to satisfy the hunger pangs of a large group of people enjoying an array of various beverages at a cocktail party, or to keep the thongs happy and ordering more and more beers at happy hour while the big game is on the dozen big screens, or to keep the kids and granny quiet as everyone sits around that big table in the center of the restaurant as all await the first real course of their dinner, or as a small group of friends dine on just that wide array of small dishes, the Appetizer, the Hors D’Oeuvre,
the Small Bites, the Tapas, is an essential part of the dining experience.

These small bites are popular the world over among cultures on continent after continent, and any home cook needs to have in their repertoire a selection of small dishes fit to be either an opening act for a full meal, or the central doing experience of a social gathering. See some of the most popular recipes for Appetizers, Hors D’Oeuvres, Small Bites and Tapas, in this collection of Appetizer and Hors D’Oeuvre Cookbooks.