ENTERTAINING, EVERYDAY entertaining | October 18, 2011

5-Minute Martha: Peter Callahan’s Bite by Bite

amuse-bouches for kids

At last, you can get a finger-sized hors d’oeuvres cookbook that will not require you to stay up all night or cook all day. Why do I say that? It is not obvious when you look at the stunning food presentation but the recipes proposed by Peter Callahan have shortcuts. For example, his peace of pizza contains only 4 ingredients, which includes store-bought pizza dough and marinara sauce.

bite by bite stylish hors d'oeuvre

Who knew that spaghetti and meatballs could become so stylish? You can save time when hosting a dinner party by preparing one type of hors d’oeuvres. You can stretch it to two hors d’oeuvre types, if they are simple to make. Select one bite as your show-stopper element, plus prepare a batch of simply tasty canapes.

\salmon pork and hot dog canapes

For the soccer game night or your Super Bowl annual reunion, get inspired by his Pigs in a Blanket canapes.

mini margarita served with fish tacos

It is really simple to serve personal vodka with caviar blinis. Individual alcohol bottles add panache to a common drink. As a bonus, you do not have to clean the glasses after the party. I love this idea!

This stylish entertaining cookbook can also help you organize your next kids party. All kids will be in awe when they see the cute doggy canapes or the tiny fudge pops.

SOURCING:
+ via Glam
+ cookbook photos: Con Poulos and Glam
+ For Americans: Bite by Bite: 100 Stylish Little Plates You Can Make for Any Party from Peter Callahan $18.92 USD [affiliate link]
+ For Canadians: Bite by Bite: 100 Stylish Little Plates You Can Make for Any Party from Peter Callahan $25.08 CAD at Indigo

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5 Responses to “5-Minute Martha: Peter Callahan’s Bite by Bite”

  1. Isn’t it amazing! I just got my hands on it, I’m loving the entire lollipop section! I’m so going to be rocking at my next cocktail party!

  2. I keep reading about this cookbook and I’m going to have to get it.

  3. WOW, what a fabulous post on my new cookbook Kim! Thank you so much for featuring the bites, it’s been a labor of love and I hope your readers get a chance to try the recipes! Your blog is incredible!
    Thanks again, Peter Callahan, Callahan Catering, NYC

  4. Just when I think I’ve seen the cutest food ideas ever, you surprise me with these adorable little bites. Love them!

  5. I’m loving the entire lollipop section! Your blog is incredible! Adorable little bites.