Short, easy, delicious. The combination of flavors, the savory salami and the crisp crunchy sweet pickle, makes a perfect little bite. Makes about 24
A perennial favorite just got easier. Use your favorite hot sauce for these spicy one-bite treats. Makes about 36
Serve squares of this creamy tart with icy glasses of white wine or beer. Paired with a crisp green salad, it also makes a fine dinner for four. Serves 8 to 10 as an appetizer.
This springy number is elegant enough to serve as a party appetizer and breezy enough for a quick afternoon snack. Makes 12
This colorful salad begs to be made in the height of summer when a host of heirloom tomatoes beckons at the farmers market. Slice large tomatoes and simply halve or quarter any small cherry or grape tomatoes. Consider serving the salad over crostini for an easy appetizer, or tucking in some...
The diner favorite gets miniaturized into a five-ingredient, two-bite appetizer. A drizzle of maple sauce adds a touch of sweet heat. Makes about 18
No one will miss the tomato sauce with this vibrant pizza topped with thinly sliced potatoes, fresh kale and plenty of salty bacon. Cut into small pieces, this one makes a delightful appetizer. Serves 4
Serve these wholesome boats either as an appetizer or a main course, and feel free to customize them as you like—hot sauce, pickled onions, olives and sour cream would all make welcome additions. Serves 6 to 8
These delicious, crunchy cheese puffs are everyone's favorites (we suspect it's the natural bacon that makes them so irresistible). The dough can be made a day ahead, refrigerated, and baked while the dough is still cold. Makes about 30
It's our opinion that the world needs tastier, satisfying organic snacks. You can use any flavor of our Organic Dinner Sausages from spicy Andouille to Chicken and Apple. These savory snacks are simple, easy and delicious. Makes 32
The city of Famailla in Argentina is known as the National Capital of the Empanada, and is home to an empanada festival celebrated every September. At the event, women tempt the judges with empanadas made from special family recipes. The winner is awarded the title of Empanada Queen. Here's your...
Congratulations to our Sausage Fest Contest winner, Jennifer O. from Massachusetts, who submitted a New England recipe for her homemade baked beans with bacon … and then turn it into good ole Frank 'n' Beans! (We wouldn't get our Bostonian bean secrets from anywhere but the locals.) Serves 12
Thanks to Amie V. from NY who won the Applegate 2010 Recipe Challenge for submitting this tasty recipe for “Macadamia Stuffed Squash.” Serves 4
New Orleans Dog: Muffuletta Olive Salad A finely chopped salad of olives, pickled vegetables, garlic, and capers makes a vinegary counterpoint to meaty dogs. Makes 8
Des Moines Dog: Grilled Corn and Cherry Tomato Salad It may not be traditional, but it certainly seems natural to top an Iowa-inspired dog with corn. Turns out it’s delicious, too. Makes 8
Popular throughout Colombia and Venezuela, arepas are grilled flatbreads made of corn flour that can be served plain or stuffed with beans, avocado, plantains, roast pork, or cheese. We like this combination of savory grilled chicken and queso fresco paired with sweet plantains. Arepas also make...
Kids love mini-anything. So do adults! You’ll love that these beauties come together in less than 15 minutes.
Raid your fridge and pantry for other toppings and get creative. Think: green and black olives, bell peppers, roasted eggplant, bacon, artichoke hearts, cherry tomatoes, red onions, mushrooms, broccoli, pepperoncini, pineapple, spinach. It’s one night when everyone gets to be the boss!
Who can resist chips and dip, especially when the dip is full of bacon-y goodness? If you want to dress things up in a surprising way, spoon a small dollop on good potato chips and serve as a passed hors d’oeuvre. We guarantee they’ll disappear in a flash. Makes about 2 cups