In hotter months, you'll want to keep the appetizers light--but not light on flavor. These fit the bill.
Fast and easy gazpacho for hot summer days. Top with cilantro and tortilla chips.
Chilled coconut milk and honeydew with an infusion of mint and melon liqueur makes a delightful start to a meal. Served in a chilled small soup cup and garnished with a sprig of peppermint. Every time it gets wows! Volume varies with the size of the melon. I use 5-ounce servings.
This is the most wonderful ceviche ever. It is thick enough to be eaten as a meal and it is the only recipe I have found that kid's enjoy. It was made by Leo Longoria from south Texas and is perfect in every way. Any fish will do but I recommend Red Fish first. I have also tried with Crappie and it is wonderful.
A cool, hearty salsa for your summer cookout. Makes plenty for your guests to munch on while they wait for their burgers and steaks cook.
Here's a great, easy recipe for your next wine party: grapes rolled in cream cheese and pistachios. So simple and delicious!
I made this cheese ball for a get together and everyone loved it. It's a terrific cheeseball that everyone will enjoy, easy, and tastes great.
A appetizer size New Orleans traditional sandwich.
Run out of food during the football game? This dip is so easy, you could practically make it between plays.
Like sweet? Like spicy? Like cheese? Then you are about 95% of the male population--and you will dig this salsa.
Back in the day I had to work, it was 12-hour shifts, 7 days in a row. On Sundays when we were on daytime shifts (we worked nights, too, but not on the same week!), we'd get together and bring in a really nice dinner. This dip was always required, not just by my crew, but by the day-staffers that came in on Monday, too!
Need an easy appetizer for a crowd? Bang out this simple deviled eggs recipe in 30 minutes, and everyone's happy.
This easy appetizer gets flavor from the subtle taste of red and green peppers. The finer you chop those peppers, the more taste you'll have, so get out your best knife.
A healthy option for your football party--among all the chip and bread dips, give folks a place to dip fresh fruit.
A spicy homemade hummus with the bold flavor of sun dried tomatoes.
Try salsa of a different color. Tomatillos and an avocado combine to make a spicy, authentic salsa verde: that is, green salsa.
Whenever you get your hands on fresh pineapple, you'll want to make this tasty, easy salsa.
A little sweet, and a little heat, from this easy grape salsa.
Turn leftover watermelon into a sweet and spicy salsa.
An easy salsa recipe for a large Super Bowl party or man cave gathering.
Spicy serrano peppers (spicier than jalapenos, though they look almost the same) bring major heat to this easy salsa recipe.