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28 Gourmet Snacking Innovations

From Popcorn Seasoning Kits to Prepacked Antipesti Platters

— May 9, 2016 — Lifestyle
These gourmet snacking innovations range from popcorn seasoning kits to prepacked antipesti platters that consist of quality cheese, charcuterie and olive bites. In addition to embracing a growing maker culture, modern consumers are also more keen on creating their own meals than ever before.

Those intrigued by DIY snacking will appreciate standouts like cheese survival guides -- Brooklyn Slate Company's at-home snack kit consist of cheese platter essentials like handcrafted knives, a slate cheese board and even a recipe journal. Other standouts include Ricki's cheese-making kits that help foodies create varieties like Mozzarella, Ricota and Parmesan in mere minutes.

Additional gourmet snacking products that are resonating with today's consumer include items that appeal to those with busy, on-the-go lifestyles. While maker-inspired cheese kits are resonating with those looking to make their party snacks from scratch, convenience-focused examples like pre-made veggie dip mixes are cutting food prep in half while satisfying consumers' desire for taste and quality.
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Whipped Garlic Mousse
Whipped Garlic Mousse
Mealitaly's Garlic Cream Spread Enhances Familiar Dishes in a New Way
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Oven-Fried Tomato Medallions
Oven-Fried Tomato Medallions
This Recipe For Fried Green Tomatoes Comes With a Garlicky Yogurt Dip
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Pureed Beetroot Hummuses
Pureed Beetroot Hummuses
This Homemade Chickpea Dip Has an Unconventional Rosy Hue
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Cheesy Mediterranean Dips
Cheesy Mediterranean Dips
This Baked Feta Dip is the Perfect Party Dish
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Autumnal Appetizer Recipes
Autumnal Appetizer Recipes
This Herbed Cashew and Pumpkin Dip Makes a Savory Seasonal Snack
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23
Fruity Pull-Apart Breads
Fruity Pull-Apart Breads
This Herb and Pomegranate Bread Recipe Makes an Unusual Appetizer
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DIY Dip Kits
DIY Dip Kits
Stonewall Kitchen's Convenient Dip Mixes Feature Pre-Packed Ingredients
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Herby Truffle Fries
Herby Truffle Fries
These Rich Rosemary and Parmesan French Fries are an Upscale Side Dish
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Autumnal Asian Appetizers
Autumnal Asian Appetizers
The Miso-Glazed Fall Spring Rolls Contain Delicate Squash and Mushrooms
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19
Crunchy Marshmallow Popcorn
Crunchy Marshmallow Popcorn
This Cocoa Marshmallow Crunch Whole Grain Popcorn is Gluten-Free
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Personalized Popcorn Kits
Personalized Popcorn Kits
The Popcorn Factory Lets Consumers Choose Their Favorite Flavors
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Gourmet Popcorn Garnishes
Gourmet Popcorn Garnishes
Etsy's Dell Cove Spices Shop Offers Premium Popcorn Seasoning Kits
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Spicy Falafel Bites
Spicy Falafel Bites
These Bite-Sized Falafels are Made from Cauliflower Instead of Chickpeas
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Prepacked Antipesti Platters
Prepacked Antipesti Platters
Williams-Sonoma Offers Cheese and Charcuterie Board Essentials
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Superfood Tortilla Chips
Superfood Tortilla Chips
Supereats Makes Chips Healthy with Kale and Chia Seeds
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Shareable Lasagna Cups
Shareable Lasagna Cups
I Am a Food Blog's Lasagna Bites are Inspired by Gourmet Hors D'oeuvres
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12
Chai-Flavored Pecans
Chai-Flavored Pecans
These Pecan Nuts are Caramelized, Chocolate-Dipped and Coated in Cocoa
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Cheese Survival Kits
Cheese Survival Kits
Brooklyn Slate Company's Snack Kits Features Cheese Platter Essentials
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Artisanal Nut Cheeses
Artisanal Nut Cheeses
Treeline Creates Flavorful Dairy-Free Cheese Products from Cashews
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9
Chocolate Dipped Bacon Pretzels
Chocolate Dipped Bacon Pretzels
This Sweet & Salty Treat is Great for National Milk Chocolate Day
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8
Piquant Small-Batch Peanuts
Piquant Small-Batch Peanuts
These Curry & Szechuan Small-Batch Peanuts Define Gourmet Snacking
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Cookie-Covered Almonds
Cookie-Covered Almonds
This 'Nuts About You' Almond Snack Comes in an Indulgent Flavor
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6
Cheese Honey Pairing Kits
Cheese Honey Pairing Kits
This Honey Kit by Zeke Freeman Teaches Consumers to Pair Cheese & Honey
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DIY Cheese Making Kits
DIY Cheese Making Kits
Sandy Leaf Farms' Packaged Cheese Kits Boast Easy-to-Make Snacks
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Chalkboard Cheese Platters
Chalkboard Cheese Platters
This DIY Serving Platter Project is Perfect for Holiday Gatherings
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3
At-Home Cheese Kits
At-Home Cheese Kits
Furlotti&C's Cheese Platter Provides a Party-Sized Taste of Italy
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2
Pink Beetroot Dips
Pink Beetroot Dips
Botanical Cuisine's Caramelized Beetroot Dip Boasts a Bold Pink Hue
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Green Hummus Recipes
Green Hummus Recipes
This Untraditional and Creamy Spread Incorporates Lots of Fresh Herbs
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