Salt Cod Cakes with Herbed Mayonnaise
Chef Sascha Lyon starts his dinner parties with this fried hors d'oeuvre, and it's always popular. He prefers salt cod cakes to the more standard crab cakes both because the dried fish has a more potent flavor and because it's inexpensive. Be sure to allow time for the cod to soak overnight.
Slideshow: Fast Hors d'Oeuvres