Prosciutto Scallop Pops with Lemon Artichoke Pesto

Plump, juicy scallops are wrapped in Italian ham and grilled to perfection. On top are dollops of an artichoke pesto. An excellent hors d’oeuvre.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 0

Hot Shots

Golgappas, are a popular street food in India. In this recipe they’re served as a tapa. To eat, just pop one in your mouth and then drink the soup.

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  • 20 M
  • 50 M
  • 0

Sea Salt and Rosemary Sweet Potato Chips

Unlike humdrum store-bought chips, these have some semblance of sophistication, not to mention healthfulness. And yes, it’s still hard to stop at just one.

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  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 0

Red Pepper Cheesecake

This savory cheesecake is much, much more than just another cheese course. It’s the perfect soul-satiating appetizer.

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  • 25 M
  • 5 H, 25 M
  • 0

Smoked Salmon Canapés with Lemon, Horseradish and Dill

We’ve pretty much always got rich, buttery puff pastry in our pantry so we can make these bite-sized puff pastry hors d’oeuvres of smoked salmon, dill, and capers.

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 0

Phyllo Cigars

These phyllo-wrapped appetizers are Greek through and through to their very filling of lamb and mint or feta cheese and olives.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 0

Crispy Parmigiano Flatbread

Crisp, crunchy, cheesy crackers that are perhaps the most ingenious use ever for a pasta machine. Don’t believe us? Try it.

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  • 40 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 1

Chutney-Nut-Stuffed Brie

Cheese on cheese makes for a pretty unanimous crowd-pleaser if you ask us. And no complaints that it can be made in advance.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 0

Puff Pastry Pizza Squares with Balsamic Duxelles

If you have balsamic vinegar in the pantry, puff pastry in the freezer, and a wedge of Brie in the fridge, you’ve got this pizza.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 2

Mini Veal Meatballs with Caramelized Onions

These mini veal meatballs may be completely old school Italian, but they make for some swell contemporary party fare.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 2

Eggplant Pizzettes

Versatile eggplant does appetizer duty as a mini pizza crust covered with sweet and smoky barbecue sauce, balsamic vinegar, and sun-dried tomatoes.

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  • 10 M
  • 35 M
  • 0

Curried Chicken Salad in Radicchio Cups

Shredded curried chicken is spooned into radicchio cups for a sweet-hot bite of chicken deliciousness. Serves these chicken cups as a party nibble.

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  • 35 M
  • 35 M
  • 4

Crispy Herbed Flatbread

Your guests will want seconds of these crisp thin triangles of herb infused flatbread. A pasta machine is the secret to rolling out thin sheets of dough.

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  • 45 M
  • 9 H
  • 0

Crispy Bacon-Wrapped Stuffed Dates

Sweetly smoky and salty, this classic Spanish appetizer was inspired by a cocktail nibble at Los Angeles’s venerable a.o.c.

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  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 0
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