Simple Italian Snacks by Jason Denton
More Recipes from America's Favorite Panini Bar

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Americans are embracing the small plate craze. They are serving bite-size mini meals—tapas, bar snacks, antipasti, skewered vegetables—whenever they entertain. Simple Italian Snacks shows how to plan a menu for any gathering in the informal yet chic way that Italians have mastered. Here are recipes appropriate for an afternoon by the pool, a fireside get-together with friends, an intimate dinner for two, or a party for a crowd. The dishes, which can be served as hors d'oeuvres or presented as a meal, are easy to prepare, and many can be made ahead of time.

The authors of the wildly successful Simple Italian Sandwiches include all-new bruschetta, tramezzini, and panini as well as classic Italian snacks such as Baked Eggs in Tomato Sauce and Rice Balls. They show us how to make any party an event and even include sparkly cocktails. The recipes in Simple Italian Snacks are quick yet incredibly sophisticated and, as always, delicious.

 

About Jason Denton

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Jason Denton is involved in some of New York City's most successful restaurants. First on the panini scene was 'ino. Broadening the 'ino concept of bruschetta, tramezzini, and panini, 'inoteca added the authentic Italian small plates for which it has been critically praised. Along with Mario Batali and Joseph Bastianich, Denton is a partner in Lupa Osteria Romano, one of New York City's best Italian restaurants, as well as the newly opened Bar Milano. Food & Wine, in their annual tastemaker awards, dubbed Denton an "Italian food emissary." He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and sons, Jack and Finn, in New York City. Kathryn Kellinger is the coauthor of the James Beard—and IACP-nominated The Balthazar Cookbook and George Foreman's Indoor Grilling Made Easy. She lives with her husband, Lee Hanson, and two daughters, Maya and Reid, and one Labrador retriever in New York City.
 
Published October 16, 2008 by HarperCollins e-books. 192 pages
Genres: Cooking. Non-fiction

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The authors of Simple Italian Sandwiches have returned to print with more panini, alongside a variety of small plates including bruschette, salads, spiedini (ske

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The authors of Simple Italian Sandwiches have returned to print with more panini, alongside a variety of small plates including bruschette, salads, spiedini (ske

Oct 20 2008 | Read Full Review of Simple Italian Snacks: More R...

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