Perfect for entertaining outside, this finger food collection features meats served straight off the grill and cool dips with no-fuss presentations.
Make this spicy Mexican dip your go-to dip for tailgate parties. Just layer cream cheese, black bean dip and shredded cheese
and top with your choice of onions, olives, and tomatoes.
The ultimate finger food, spareribs can serve equally well as an appetizer as a main dish. Honey and soy sauce coat these
ribs to give them upscale, Asian flavor.
For a simple yet impressive starter, arrange a colorful antipasto platter. Roll a log of goat cheese in fresh chopped parsley
and set out sliced salami, pickled okra, kalamata olives, and roasted red bell peppers. Serve with assorted crackers and breadsticks.
Prepare the platter in advance and pop it out of the fridge at party time.
Find out for yourself why this salty spread earned especially rave reviews in our Test Kitchen. Htipiti makes a great starter
and pairs beautifully with the roasted lamb. Serve with crostini or pita chips, and garnish with dried crushed red pepper
and olive oil. You can also process the mixture longer for a sauce-like consistency.
These zesty marinated shrimp taste perfect with a light char off the grill. Serve on small skewers for an easy-to-eat presentation.
These festive party pick-ups get a quick start with refrigerated cheese tortellini. If you’re short on time, simply toss the
ingredients together in a pretty bowl and set out some forks.
This zesty dip proves you can stay on your diet and still enjoy the party. Blend seven ingredients in a food processor (or
blender), chill for one hour, and you’ve got a cool creamy party dip. Serve with zucchini and squash slices.
Make appetizer portions of your favorite pork sandwich and top with coleslaw Memphis-style. Like any good barbecue, they’re
sure to please a crowd.
Cantaloupe or honeydew adds refreshing fruity flavor to these meat-and-cheese skewers that are perfect for a hot day. They’re
easy to make in advance and pull out of the fridge right before party time.
Readers rave about how easy it is to prepare this tasty three-ingredient dip. Chipotle peppers in adobe sauce add a kick to
the ranch and sour cream mixture. Serve with potato chips and assorted raw veggies.
This creamy dip is sure to garner recipe requests at your next party. Readers tell us they love the pairing of pungent blue
cheese and shrimp. Even those who don’t like blue cheese should try dipping crackers or veggies in this dip.
Full of Southern flair, these are sure to rival even the best hot wings. Thyme, oregano, cumin, and paprika coat these chicken
pieces with flavor bettered only by dipping in a tangy White Barbecue Sauce.
A refreshing vinegar mixture pickles shrimp and onions in a zesty coating. Prepare this appetizer in advance, and simply pour
in a festive dish to serve.
Wasabi peas add color and spice to this simple and quick five-ingredient mix. The ingredients also hold up well in the heat
if you want to serve outdoors.
If you've never tried homemade ricotta, then you're in for a tasty surprise. This will change the way you think about the
store-bought kind. Be sure to stir only when indicated in the recipe.