Beth Dreiling / Styling Lisa Powell Bailey / Food Styling Pam Lolley

Spice up a gathering with one or all of these easy offerings.

With a little advance preparation, you can have a weeknight party up and running in no time at all. Cook the eggs on the weekend, and then peel and stuff the day you serve them. Italian Brie is pretty and offers great flavor in five minutes flat--perfect for when friends arrive.

Quick, Clever and Hard-to-Forget Recipes



"Simple Appetizers" is from the August 2006 issue of Southern Living.

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