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80 Party-Perfect Recipes

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On Sale: December 17, 2013
Pages: 184 | ISBN: 978-1-59474-699-4
Published by : Quirk Books Quirk Books
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Why do the world’s most delicious foods taste even better served on a stick? Author and photographer Matt Armendariz answers the question with dozens of delightful recipes for party food, street-cart food, junk food, and more. From elegant hors d’oeuvres to humble everyday fare, it’s all here:

     •  deep-fried mac 'n' cheese
     •  s'mores
     •  antipasti
     •  bacon-wrapped shrimp
     •  fudge puppies
     •  fish and chips

...and more!

Plus tricks for using sticks and skewers like cocktail picks, sugarcane, and fresh rosemary, ideas for entertaining, and quick and easy recipes for delicious homemade marinades, dips, and sauces. See for yourself why everything tastes better On a Stick!



Sticks & Skewers
Dips & Sauces
Savory Foods on a Stick
     Antipasti Skewers
     Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp (with Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce)
     Beef and Vegetable Kebabs
     Beef Skewers (with Chimichurri)
     Beef Teriyaki
     Bo La Lot
     Bratwursts with Sauerkraut Relish and Creamy Horseradish Dipping Sauce)
     Breakfast Pancake Dogs (with Maple Syrup)
     Caprese Sticks
     Cheese Fondue
     Chicken and Waffles
     Chicken Satay (with Peanut Dipping Sauce)
     Chinese Five-Spice Skewers
     Chinese Meatballs (with Sweet-and-Sour Chili Sauce)
     Coconut Shrimp (with Mango Salsa)
     Corn Dogs
     Crispy Orange Beef Skewers
     Crudite Skewers (with Latin green Goddess Dressing)
     Dak Sanjuk
     Deep-Fried Mac ‘n’ Cheese
     Deep-Fried Ravioli (with Marinara Sauce)
     Fish and Chips
     Fish Balls (with Tartar Sauce)
     Fried Mozzarella (with Marinara Sauce)
     Fried Mushrooms (with Roasted Onion Dip)
     Fried Pickles (with Ranch Dressing)
     Ground Shrimp on Sugarcane
     Korean-Style BBQ Pork Belly Skewers
     Lamb Skewers (with Mint Chutney)
     Lamb Souvlaki (with Cucumber Yogurt Sauce)
     Molotes (with Fresh Tomato Salsa)
     Panzanella (with Sherry Vinaigrette)
     Pinchos de Gambas
     Pizza Skewers (with Garlic Butter Dipping Sauce)
     Potato Chips on a Stick (with Spicy Ketchup)
     Red Curry Shrimp and Pineapple Skewers
     Savory Tofu Dango
     Scotch Eggs
     Shrimp and Vegetable Tempura
     Son-in-Law Eggs (with Tamarind Sauce)
     Spaghetti and Meatballs
     Spam and Pineapple Skewers
     Spicy Cajun Skewers (with Cilantro Yogurt Dipping Sauce)
     Tofu Tod (with Sweet Chili Sauce
     Tornado Potato Sticks
Sweet Foods on a Stick
     Berries ‘n’ Buttermilk Smoothie Ice Cream Pops
     Cake Pops (Dipped in Chocolate and Toppings)
     Candy Apples
     Caramel Apples (Rolled in Chopped Nuts)
     Caramel Popcorn Balls
     Chocolate-Covered Cheesecake
     Chocolate Fondue
     Chocolate-Tipped Peppermint Sticks
     Cinnamon Rolls (with Creamy Vanilla Frosting)
     Cocktail Cubes
     Decorated Sugar Cookies (with Decorating Icing)
     Deep-Fried Candy Bars
     Doughnut Holes (with Sugar Glaze and Toppings)
     Fresh Mango and Chili Powder (with Lime)
     Frozen Bananas (Dipped in Chocolate)
     Frozen Elvis
     Fruit Salad Skewers (with Sweet and Fluffy Dipping Sauce)
     Fudge Pops
     Fudge Puppies (Dipped in Chocolate and Toppings)
     Grilled Fruit Skewers (with Honey-Mint Syrup)
     Homemade Marshmallows
     Ice Cream Sandwiches
     Margarita Jell-O Shots
     Mojito Melon Fruit Skewers (with Mojito Mix)
     Pineapple Funnels
     Red and White Sangria Pops
     Strawberry Shortcake (with Homemade Whipped Cream)
     Sweet-and-Sour Lollies
     Sweet Tofu Dango (with Sesame Sugar and Sweet Soy Sauce)
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“Creative, comprehensive, and crammed with full-color photos, On a Stick!, by Matt Armendariz, is, frankly, the most awesome cookbook concept we’ve come across in a while (and maybe ever).” —Grandparents.com

“Food blogger and professional photographer Armendiaz’s impressive collection of stick-mounted recipes is enough to keep county fair vendors in business for at least another decade.”—Publishers Weekly

“...a wildly inventive take on finger food.”—Bay Area News Group

On a Stick! is filled with surprising and exotic nibbles—kind of a mash-up of Asian street food and state fair fare.”—Katherine Miller, The Oregonian

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