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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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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.
1) To help parents conquer mealtime battles, Tyson Foods and Robin Miller are teaming up to show how finger foods, like Tyson[R] 100% All Natural Chicken Nuggets, can not only please picky eaters but also be fundamental in building a foundation of balanced eating habits.
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.
If you're entertaining, finger foods or appetizers are surely a part of the occasion, and many cookbooks are dedicated to their production--but SMALL BITES: tapas, sushi, mezze, antipasti and other finger foods takes a more international approach than most, incorporating the finger foods of other countries to provide a pleasing alternative to ordinary dishes.