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Skip the big, fancy dinner this year, and go for an appetizer buffet instead! These tasty finger-foods are sure to satisfy all your holiday guests!
Let's hear it for ham! Whether you serve it glazed and sliced, or in a sandwich, casserole, or appetizer, ham is sure to please even the pickiest eaters!
Chicken strips on a skewer are wrapped in ham, coated with jam, and rolled in bread crumbs, then baked to make a quick dinner or tasty appetizer.
Number of Servings: 8 Prep: 15 min | Start to Finish: 30 min Oil for baking pan 1 1/4 cups apricot jam 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 3 cups fresh whole-wheat bread crumbs (from...
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I find this shocking and nearly impossible to believe, but there are some people out there who have never had a ham ball. Chances are good those people are not from Iowa. There are a few schools...
Ground red pepper gives these appetizer crab cakes a bit of kick.
Yield: 4 main course or 8 appetizer servings Prep: 20 min | Cook: 4 min 1 stalk celery, finely chopped 1 small onion, finely chopped (1/3 cup) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 egg, beaten 1/4...
Ring in the New Year with these party-worthy finger-foods and drinks! Cheers!
This warm dip is perfect for tailgating, potlucks, and parties!
Number of Servings: 16 | Serving Size: 1/4 cup Yield: 8 cups | Prep: 20 min Cook: 3 hours on low, or high 1-1/2 hours 8 ounces bulk Italian sausage 1 small onion, finely chopped 2 15-ounce...
Serve this tasty spread with bread, crackers, or pretzels. For your Halloween party, spoon it into a hollowed-out mini pumpkin. If you have finger-shaped spreaders, all the better!
Yield: 3 cups spread Prep: 40 min | Chill: 4 hr to 24 hr 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese (8 ounces) 1 3-ounce package cream cheese 1/2 cup dairy sour cream 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1...
Yield: 30 pancakes | Prep: 20 min | Cook: 4 min to 6 min per batch | Stand: 15 min 4 to 5 medium zucchini (about 1-1/2 pounds) 3/4 teaspoon salt 4 eggs 1 clove garlic, minced 3/4 cup all-...
Spinach-artichoke dip is a favorite appetizer to order at restaurants, but you can make it at home in the slow cooker! Adding bacon and blue cheese makes it even better!
  Makes: 24 servings Serving size: 1/4cup Prep: 25 min Cook: 3 hrs to 4 hrs(low) 4 slices bacon 1 cup sweet onion, coarsely chopped (1 large) 2 14 ounce cans artichoke hearts,...