Simple ideas for splendid antipasti (Detroit Free Press)
It's time to get beyond marinated olives and stacks of salami slices.
Offering a robust selection of antipasti can be a simple and elegant way to entertain during the holidays. But for it to work, never mind satisfy your guests, you've got to get beyond the obvious.
And Mary Ann Esposito, host of Public Television's long-running Ciao Italia cooking show and author of the recent Ciao Italia Slow and Easy cookbook (St. Martin's Press, $27.95), has plenty of tips.