These are a beautiful and easy way to sever fresh fruit at a party.
These paleo bacon-wrapped pears are super easy to make and so delicious. They are great as an appetizer or for breakfast!
This little bitesize Caprese skewers are quick to assemble and beautiful on a tray.
Mini peppers make the cutest little stuffing vessels (and we all know cute food tastes better) and whipping up some homemade hummus couldn’t be easier.
Fair warning: set out a tray of these jewel-like apricot, goat cheese, and almond morsels at your next party, and they’ll likely be gobbled up in a matter of minutes.
This recipe is a great one to impress guests at your next cocktail party. It’s really quick and simple, yet it looks very decadent and time-consuming. To make the roll-ups extra elegant for entertaining, wrap the roast beef close to the bottom of the spears, then stand them on a platter.
This is a super fast an easy appetizer. The salty feta compliments sweet watermelon for an appetizer that will please people of all ages.
This sweet and salty combination is a delicious summer treat.
This is a super easy, crowd pleaser that Scott Gray turned me on to. Everyone always gobbles it down!
The restaurant version of this dish is loaded with fat, thanks to deep frying. We coated the chicken with flour and then pan-seared it to lighten it up.
A Mediterranean take on the iconic seven layer dip, you’ll adore this tangy, garlic-heavy appetizer.
Nothing says summer like corn salsa, it’s also great with grilled corn or as an amazing use of left over summer bbq supplies.
We love mango salsa with shrimp tacos and seared scallops or just with chips! You can’t go wrong.
Enjoy with crusty bread for a no-cook dinner, or serve as an antipasti platter at a party.
This nibble builds on the classic pairing of cheese, dried fruit, and nuts. A splash of balsamic vinegar helps bring together all the flavors. The crostini are best served right out of the oven, though they can also hold for an hour or two at room temperature.
A few bar basics and some kitchen staples are all it takes to put together this crowd-pleasing party spread. Plus the ability to make theses ahead and freeze them for up to a month make them great for weeknight guests.
A great start for a Mexican Fiesta.
Delicious and bursting with flavor, Asian lettuce wraps are a great idea for entertaining or a family style meal. Each person can build their own fresh, delicious wrap. Just be sure to have plates or napkins available since the mixture can sometimes drip a little.
There is a great Mediterranean place in NYC that Laurie and I always go to that has delicious stuffed grape leaves with raisins! Finally I can make them myself.
This is a wonderful treat because it’s so good for you and tastes great too. It’s amazing how yummy simple roasted veggies are.
Goat cheese speckled with fresh thyme is the perfect creamy counterpoint to the sweet, tangy roasted peppers in this recipe. Serve these crostini as an appetizer or paired with a simple green salad for a light lunch.
The dash of sugar and balsamic vinegar make this bruschetta something really special and removing the seeds prevent the bread from getting mushy.
Let’s face it who doesn’t like coconut shrimp. This recipe is easy and tasty!
The classic Vietnamese summer roll is as lovely to look at as it is delicious to eat: plump shrimp, fragrant herbs, and rice noodles bundled in a soft rice paper wrapper. For a twist, try substituting Honey Ginger Chicken or Grilled Sesame Beef for the shrimp. Serve the summer rolls with one or more dipping sauces such as Nuoc Cham or Pineapple Lime Dipping Sauce.
Whenever I serve this appetizer people can’t believe how yummy it its. It’s ewey gooie delicious.
Janine’s signature dish, this yummy appetizer is always a crowd pleaser!
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