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interesting canapes with champagne?

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Having a tasting dinner/party and am looking for ideas for imaginative canapes to serve with champagne (along with presentation suggestions). Thanks.

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    1. Champagne goes with everything...

      1. Though I've mentioned it on a few other threads (mainly the Wine board), one fav. of ours is boiled new potatoes. Do not overcook. Cut into halves, and use mellon baller to scoop out a little hole in each half. Fill with crème fraîche. Sprinkle caviar (of choice) atop. This works well as finger food, and even does well in the back of a limo in traffic.

        Hunt

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        1. re: Bill Hunt

          I do these with smoked salmon instead of the caviar. We call the Neo-Swedish canapes.

          I read an article once that said that Champagne went with anything you would serve a lager with, which lead to a champagne and hot dog party. it was actually a really good match, although not terribly sophisticated.

          1. re: lulubelle

            We do something similar, with the smoked salmon - toast point, smoked salmon, crème fraîche and tiny capers. Again, great with Champagne (or a really good Pinot Grigio).

            I find that Champagnes (and well-made sparklers from other countries) are great food wines, especially when you factor in the Rosés.

            I'll have to try the smoked salmon on the potatoes. Sounds great.

            Hunt

        2. Even I can make these delicious gougeres :) I've also made them ahead of time & reheated in oven a bit, just fine.

          http://www.foodandwine.com/recipes/al...

            1. re: Chinon00

              Butter, white truffle oil and parsley?

              1. re: chicgail

                I've had it with butter, white truffle oil and chives.