Appetizers As a Full Dinner Meal!

Recipe Roundup

Do you ever eat dishes that would be considered appetizers or hors d'oeuvres, as a main dish? There has been many a night when I've come home from work too exhausted to cook and a nice cheese plate has been my dinner. Or perhaps I'm not very hungry and I nibble on something small, such as raw veggies and dip, or some melon with prosciutto. Here are some ideas for light plates for those nights where you're too tired to cook, or you had a big lunch and don't need a substantial evening meal.• Beets on Crostini With Goat CheesePink Pepper Goat Cheese Spread With OlivesHow To Assemble A Cheese BoardQuick Appetizer: Radish, Boursin, and Chive TartinesSuper-Fast, No-Cook Appetizers You Can Make After WorkEasy Appetizer Template: Jam + Pork + CheeseSimple Appetizer: Bread with Butter and Truffle SaltRecipe: Fava Bean Dip with Roasted Garlic and YogurtRecipe Variation: Edamame DipGuacamoleMake This: Yogurt, Lemon, and Herb Dip(Four) Variations on a Theme: Ploughman's LunchCastelvetrano OlivesRecipe: Lorrie Mae's Amazing Marinated VegetablesPantry Staples: Jars of Artichoke Hearts

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