Cranberry Jezebel Sauce is a must have recipe for Thanksgiving, but it is great any time of the year. There is something truly magical about this sweet, tangy, and spicy sauce that is especially good on meats, poultry, or on top of cream cheese for an appetizer.
Recipes for appetizers, tapas, hors d’oeuvres, and small plates.
Roast Garlic Spinach Dip takes a classic party appetizer to new levels. The mellow, nutty flavor of roast garlic is an added bonus to the ever popular cheesy spinach dip. But wait, did I forget to mention the bacon? Yes!
Roast garlic, if you haven’t tried it, is completely different in texture and flavor than in its raw state. Many rightfully equate garlic with a very pungent flavor, but roasted garlic has a delicious mellow nutty flavor. After roasting, the cooked garlic paste is squeezed from the papery head. It’s wonderful as a spread for bread or crackers, as well as used as an ingredient in recipes.
Best Deviled Eggs are far from the bland versions you often find at some parties and family gatherings. These deviled eggs are full of flavor and texture, bringing raves from everyone who tries them. The secret is in the horseradish sauce, so don’t skip it. It’s not overwhelming but gives this age-old popular appetizer a special zing that you can’t seem to put your finger on.
Beer Puff rolls are tiny little light and airy bites of bread. It’s an impressive finger food and makes enough for a large crowd with only four ingredients. The hollow centers may be filled with crab salad, tuna salad, chicken salad or whatever suits your fancy for a tasty appetizer. They are quite easy to make and perfect for parties.
Americans know Cob Loaf Spinach Dip as a spinach dip in a bread bowl. In New Zealand and Australia, it is known simply as a “cob loaf”. It is just as popular Down Under as it is here in the States.
Whip up this quick Chicken Salad Spread for appetizers or sandwiches using canned chicken, cream cheese, and ranch dressing. I like to serve it with a fancy variety of crackers. This spread is a great hit at parties and couldn’t be easier to mix up.
Cheesy Sausage Stars will be the hit at your next party. Crispy baked wonton cups are filled with a cheesy sausage, onion, and garlic mixture. Just take a look at the picture, and you know you want one of these in your mouth! These little gems make a great finger food appetizer for parties.