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fin′ger food`

food intended to be eaten with the fingers.
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Noun1.finger food - food to be eaten with the fingersfinger food - food to be eaten with the fingers  
aliment, alimentation, nourishment, nutriment, sustenance, victuals, nutrition - a source of materials to nourish the body
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Get adventurous with finger foods Don't be afraid to put down the spoon and let your little one try feeding themselves with some nutritious finger foods.
The next time you invite family and friends over to your home, you may want to prepare recipes from Vegan Finger Foods.
This business is a well established, BEACHSIDE SANDWICH SHOP specializing in Buffalo Wings, Chicken Fingers, Philly Style Cheesesteaks, Hot and Cold Hoagies, Salads and Finger Foods.
BITE-SIZE RECIPES FOR MINIATURE MEALS is loaded with classic recipes reduced in size and perfect for parties, and includes snacks and finger foods as well as entrees and even cocktails--all in tiny versions with parties in mind.
WEANING babies on finger foods rather than spoon-fed purees could prevent them becoming obese in later childhood, according to new research.
The range, launched this week, includes finger foods, Christmas products, desserts, speciality cheeses and partyware.
Top 100 Finger Foods offers a fine guide to finger foods that young children can enjoy, offering options for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert and creating recipes for both babies and older children.
By 11 months your son may also have started to try feeding himself; finger foods are an excellent way of teaching a range of new skills, such as finger dexterity, hand/eye co-ordination, and it is a great way of distracting them in highchairs when you get on with other jobs.
They could all be items on a busy restaurant menu, but in this case they're three of 100 finger foods Annabel has whipped up for children of nine months plus.
Another crucial issue this mum points out is the danger of children accidentally sticking salty or oily hands into their eyes and hair especially when they are given crunchy finger foods like cheese sticks that tend to crumble even in tiny hands.
Like all foods from Organix, these new finger foods contain no colourings, flavourings or preservatives, flavourings and no GM ingredients.
Most cultures around the world have some tradition of small plates, and it is with this international lexicon in mind that author Jennifer Joyce put together Small Bites: Tapas, Sushi, Mezze, Antipasti, and Other Finger Foods (DK Publishing).