Clams Casino

If you can find them, use Cherrystone or littleneck clams – they have the best flavor. Makes 4 servings 12

Chick-Pea and Garlic Dip

This light version of hummus, the famous Middle Eastern dip, is traditionally served with warmed pita triangles. It’s also nice

Cheese Toast

Makes 4 servings 8 ounces French or Italian bread, cut into 1″ slices 3/4 ounce grated Parmesan cheese 1/8 teaspoon