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It’s that time of year and you are probably planning your upcoming Thanksgiving, Christmas (or Hanukkah), New Year’s Eve, or other family and friends gatherings. From the décor to the food, many things are kept traditional. However, maybe you’re looking for something new to add to the mix. How about red caviar?
Mild in flavor with a touch of saltiness, adding caviar appetizers can be a huge hit that your guests will rave about for the rest of the year!Serving caviar at holiday parties takes your event to a new level of sophistication; no matter the size or scale of your gathering. Check out these yummy recipes! Click To Tweet
Even if you’ve never served caviar before, it’s considered very elegant and will be a unique inclusion to your table. Plus, when considering red caviar price, it’s actually quite affordable!
Get inspired by these easy to make dishes to add to your holiday fare.
Red Caviar Bread or Cracker Handhelds
One way to incorporate the decadence of red caviar into your menu is by using a base that you likely already have. You may use gourmet crackers, sliced baguette pieces, or blinis.
With your base, spread a thin layer of cream cheese and top with caviar. Then, garnish with a small sprig of dill.
Simple yet delicious.
Hard-Boiled or Deviled Eggs with Red Caviar
Dress up your yearly egg appetizer with this incredibly easy recipe.
Prepare hard-boiled or deviled eggs as you usually would. Then, top halved hard-boiled eggs with red caviar. Do the same if you choose to prepare deviled eggs.
The addition of red caviar gives the softness of the eggs more texture and flavor, which your crowd is sure to enjoy.
Salmon Rolls and Caviar
Love serving smoked salmon at your holiday parties?
Try taking long strips of salmon and spreading a thin layer of cream or goat cheese onto them. Roll the strips up and top with red caviar.
Add a spring of dill to each roll to elevate the presentation. You may use a toothpick to help hold the rolls together.
Dips are the lifeblood of any good party. They’re easy to make and adjust to your preference.
Prepare a delicious red caviar dip to serve with crackers, toasts, or even chips.
To do this, you’ll need the following:
- One pack of cream cheese
- 3 ½ ounces of red caviar
- One tablespoon milk or half and half
- ½ cup sour cream
- Freshly chopped scallion, to taste
- Freshly chopped dill, to taste
- Salt and pepper, to taste
Start with the cream cheese, mixing it until smooth in your mixer. Then, add in all other ingredients, leaving out the red caviar.
When blended, fold in the red caviar with a rubber spatula.
Transfer your dip into a serving bowl and garnish with any leftover caviar and a sprig of dill.
Cherry Tomatoes with Red Caviar
A perfectly poppable appetizer that is brimming with flavor.
Using your desired amount of cherry tomatoes (the more, the merrier), halve, and hollow them all. Then, add a small amount of the following mixture to each halve:
- ¼ cup cream cheese
- Freshly minced scallion and dill, to taste
- Salt and pepper, to taste
Complete these eye-catching appetizers by topping with red caviar and inserting a small sprig of dill into each.
Caviar Cucumber Boats
This recipe is a perfect pairing to the above cherry tomato appetizer, as it gives your guests different vegetable-based selections.
Using one or two cucumbers, slice them into pieces with a medium thickness. Then, dollop a small portion of crème fraiche onto each piece with a spoonful of red caviar. Garnish each cucumber boat with freshly chopped chives.
Red caviar is sophisticated, affordable, and the perfect inclusion to any holiday meal. Incorporating red caviar into your holiday menu is incredibly easy, as the rich flavors are more than likely compatible with the rest of your table offerings.
Not only are these appetizers incredibly delicious, but each one brings something new to your table. You and your guests will love the visual appeal of these vibrant red caviar dishes, making them all the more memorable.
Give one or more of these dishes a try, and you’ll be surprised at the level of flavor each of them brings.
Don’t be surprised if you have requests to prepare them at the next year’s party too. Happy holidays!
Krystle Cook – the creator of Home Jobs by MOM – put her psychology degree on a shelf and dived into a pile of diapers and dishes instead. She is a wife and mother to two rambunctious boys, sweating it out in her Texas hometown. She loves cooking, DIY home projects, and family fun activities.