Superfast Appetizers

Whether it's an impromptu get-together with friends or a formal cocktail party, these 20-minute recipes will whet the appetite.

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Caramelized Black Bean "Butter"

Caramelized Black Bean "Butter"

Caramelizing onions creates one of the most versatile flavors in any cook's repertoire. The sweet, savory, and toasty flavors of well-browned onions fit well in lots of recipes. Here, along with cocoa, they contribute a unique taste to this spread. For something truly different, try replacing some of the beans in Black Bean Soup with this recipe.

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