To make an easy antipasto, arrange sliced Italian-style meats and cheeses, vegetables and olives on a platter and dress with herbs and spices, olive oil or garlic vinaigrette. Insert toothpicks to make food easier to han... More »

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For traditional cucumber party sandwiches, spread softened cream cheese seasoned with Italian dressing mix on snack rye bread slices. Some recipes include a small amount of mayonnaise in the cream cheese mixture. Top wit... More »

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According to Lady Personified, a four-course meal contains four courses consisting of one or more dishes served consecutively to all diners simultaneously. The chef selects the menu, which can vary. For example, a popula... More »

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A popular recipe for olive tapenade combines pitted olives, capers, anchovy fillets, garlic and extra-virgin olive oil into a paste that can be added to meats and breads. Another recipe uses a variety of olives, such as ... More »

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Antipasto salad typically consists of lettuce greens, cured meats, marinated vegetables, olives and peppers along with cheeses such as provolone, fresh mozzarella or Parmesan. This salad can be dressed with a vinaigrette... More »

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A traditional Italian antipasto platter contains thinly sliced cold cuts, marinated vegetables, cheeses, breads and other miscellaneous foods such as deviled eggs and melon. A traditional antipasto plate should be chille... More »

Stove-top hearty beef stew requires 1 pound of beef, 2 tablespoons each of olive oil, flour and tomato paste, 2 medium onions, 2 cloves of garlic, 1 3/4 cups of beef broth, vegetables and assorted spices. Some recommende... More »