Starters & Party Snacks

Serinakaker

Butter for Christmas cookies
would have been special,
something to savor…

Berlinerkranser (Berlin Wreath Cookies)

Norwegians have a tradition known as the syv slags kaker, or seven sorts of cookies: you wouldn’t be a proper Norwegian if you didn’t have seven types of cookies to serve at Christmastime…

Sirupssnipper

Adapted with permission from Thanks for the Food: The Culinary Adventures of an American in Norway, by Whitney Love…

Tzatziki

The wonderful one-two punch of this popular yogurt dip unites garlicky pungency with the deeply cooling effect of fresh herbs…

Korean Banchan

Serves 4 | start to finish: 25 minutes

Korean side dishes, called banchan, bring endless variety to even the simplest meal. Served in small bowls, set in the center of the table, banchan are meant to be shared and replenished when empty…

Amanda’s Cumin-Crusted Cornbread

Amanda Bevill swears her husband married her for this cornbread. It has a coarse texture, moist interior, and spectacular crust. Make sure to preheat your skillet to ensure the best bottom crust…

Mirin Caramel Popcorn with Almonds

Surprisingly simple to whip up at home, caramel popcorn makes an addictive snack or dessert.

Wine-Braised White Bean, Fennel, and Winter Herb Bruschetta

Serve this wine-soaked white bean mixture on garlic-rubbed toasts, stuff it into pita for lunch, or pile it next to a salad…

Apples with Goat Cheese-Hazelnut Mousse

When it comes to appetizers, think beyond the baguette—for these little bites, slices of crisp, tart apple are topped with a mixture of goat cheese and toasted hazelnuts…

Apple Crab Cakes with Pickled Apple-Fennel Slaw

Topped with a tart, fresh-tasting slaw, this crab-heavy version is flecked with apples…

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