First Course

Ahi Tuna with California Golden Raisin-Ginger Cream on Royal Trumpet Mushrooms
Tangy golden raisins meld into this ginger cream to top an extraordinary appetizer.

Baked Brie with California Raisins and Port Wine in Puff Pastry
Make ahead to star at the party.

BBQ Turkey and Raisin Flatbread
The flavors work well in this flatbread recipe.

California Raisin and Duck-filled Peruvian Potato Empanaditas with California Golden Raisin Salsa (Aji Amarillo) and California Raisin Vinaigrette (Aji Rocoto)
Serve tasty duck-filled empanaditas with spicy sauces for a hit at any party.

California Raisin-Mushroom Bisque and Pan-fried Duck Liver with Raisin and Shallot Compote, Mesclun Salad and Balsamic Reduction
For a tasty start to any meal -- or a whole lunch with Southeast Asian flavor.

Carrot and California Raisin Salad with Sweet Orange
Raisin-Carrot Salad with even more fruit and a sweet vinaigrette.

Catahoula and Sazerac Spiced Nuts with California Raisins
Brandy-flamed California raisins and nuts with spices.

Catalina Salad with Golden Raisins
Hot South of the Border flavors contrast with sweet raisins and pecans.

Chickpea Crostini with Moroccan Sweet Hot Tomato Sauce
Moroccan-style crostini with a spicy raisin sauce.

Citrus Marinated Baby Lapu-Lapu with Ruby Red Grapefruit, California Raisin-Tomato Confit and Crackling Ginger
Raisin-tomato wine sauce flavors grouper-wrapped grapefruit in this Southeast Asian appetizer.

Cold Boudin of Salmon with Olive Dressing Perfume and Caramelized Port Wine Raisins
A first course appetizer of poached salmon topped with caramelized raisins.

Corn Macque Choux with California Raisins
Another tasty salad sweetened with California raisins.

Crunchy Vegetable Pakoras with Raisin-Tamarind Chutney
Also known as bhajias, these crunchy vegetable fritters make tasty appetizers or accompaniments to grilled meats.

Cucumber Raisin be Zaatar
Tangy, sweet relish to serve as salad or appetizer.

Dirty Rice Salad Version 2.0
Sweet, chilled version of a traditional Cajun dish.

Duck Terrine with Brandied California Raisins, California Golden Raisin Waldorf, and Port Wine Raisin Sauce
A zesty raisin-topped first course cold appetizer.

Egg Salad with California Raisins and Chile-Lime Dressing
Fried eggs, zesty dressing, and California raisins; a uniquely fabulous salad.

Foie Gras Terrine with Celery Root and California Golden Raisins
Layers of foie gras mousse, celery root and raisins for a rich terrine to slice and serve cold.

Fresh Crab Salad on California Raisin-Tomato Coulis with Crispy Raisin Tuile
Raisin-tomato coulis makes a mouthwatering crab meat appetizer.

Fried California Raisin Risotto and Tartar-Sauced Tuna Cakes
Tasty stacks of rice and tuna sushi served with tangy raisin sauce for first course excitement.

Friulian Frico with California Raisins and Lamb
Crunchy, meaty appetizer-snack with spicy fruit salsa.

Goat Cheese Wonton Ravioli with Green Asparagus, Chicken Gravy and Crispy Raisin Tuile
Crispy raisin tuile crowns this tasty hot appetizer.

Golden Raisin Melon Salad
Good by itself, to complement Spice Rubbed Australian Lamb Loin, or other meats.

Green Papaya-California Raisin Salad
A much loved dish in Thailand, this shredded papaya salad is a knockout.

Grilled Pineapple, Chipotle and Raisin Salsa with Shrimp
A big batch of this fruit and seafood salsa won't last long when served for dipping.

Gulf Shrimp with Coconut Raisin Sauce and Plantain Cakes with Raisin-Cocoa Bean Recado
Start any party with this showy appetizer.

Gulf Shrimp with Spicy Golden Raisin-Avocado Mayonnaise
Nothing could be finer than this tangy sauce to top lightly broiled shrimp for a great first course appetizer.

Harvest Butternut Squash Soup with California Golden Raisin Crostini
Golden raisins sweeten this golden bisque.

Jumbo Shrimp with Pernod-plumped California Raisins and Fennel
Anise-flavored raisins and fennel stack up with orange juice and sautéed spinach.

Kasha and Inca Red Quinoa Salad with California Raisins
Gluten free and oh so tasty! This may be the best ever hearty salad!

Miso-glazed Sea Bass or Scallops with California Golden Raisins and Green Beans with Water Chestnuts and Sweet Soy
Golden raisins make tangy seafood appetizers.

Moroccan Salad with California Raisins
Add raisins to this tossed salad and flavor the light vinaigrette with them, too.

Pan Seared Scallops and Caramelized Cauliflower with Raisin Butter Sauce
Tantalizing Raisin Butter Sauce and Onion Raisin Jam lift seafood to a new level.

Prawn Rendang with Cucumber-Golden Raisin Raita
An Indonesian treat — prawns served with an aromatic sauce and cool raita.

Raisin Flavored Langoustine and Scallop Tempura with California Raisin Dip
Batter-fried seafood is better when served with creamy raisin dip.

Raisin Thai Chile Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Fill these wraps with crunchy vegetables and Thai sauced chicken -- and serve with exotic Ponzu sauce.

Raisin Thai Chile Chicken Lettuce Wraps for 6
Fill these wraps with crunchy vegetables and Thai sauced chicken -- and serve with exotic Ponzu sauce.

Roasted Mushroom Salad with Raisin Juice Caramelized Bacon & Chili-Lime Soy Dressing
Crunchy fried raisins, caramelized bacon with asian flavors, wow!

Roasted Potato and Raisin Stuffed Pakoras
Little pockets of raisin flavor and spices for dipping.

Roquefort Blue Cheese in Phyllo with Chardonnay Reduction, California Golden Raisins and Microgreens
Cheese filled pillows and golden raisins in a first course appetizer.

Seafood Roll with California Raisins Smothered in Herbs
Rolls of chopped seafood, vegetable relish and California raisins served with tangy salsa.

Spicy Pork Carnitas on Soft Corn Sopes with California Raisins, Red Raisin Syrup and Poblano Crèma
Little bites topped with spicy pork, raisin drizzle and poblano crema.

Terrine of Chicken Liver, Green Peppercorns and Golden Raisins
California golden raisins, cognac and port flavor chicken livers for a tasty terrine.

Wini Minis Kefta
Little nibblers to start the party!