These beautiful little baby pizzas are nearly as charming to look at as they are pleasurable to eat.
Tangy cheddar cheese only gets better when melted with Irish ale and swirled with a garlicky pesto. Open the bottle of ale at least an hour before starting the fondue, to let it go flat. This will reduce the amount of foam and make it easier to blend with the cheese.
Appetizers with shrimp are always popular; add avocado, cheese and caramelized onion to the dish and you’ve got a guaranteed winner. To make this easy to serve at a party, cook the shrimp and onions ahead of time.
These may be served as passed hors d’oeuvres or served as a first course (perhaps with a handful of very lightly dressed greens)—either way, they are sure to be a hit.