Find 32 recipes for cold appetizers and party fare including dips, spreads, guacamole, salsas, cheese balls, tapenades and more.
This hummus recipe is a simple puree of chick peas, sesame paste (tahini), lemon and roasted garlic. It's very easy to make at home and the flavor is so much fresher than store-bought.
A quick, easy appetizer cheese ball made with cream cheese, goat cheese, dried cranberries and orange zest and a coating of toasted pecans.
Our patérecipe uses a sautéed chicken livers lightly flavored with a touch of brandy to make a smooth, spreadable paté to serve as an appetizer with crackers or slices of toasted baguette.
Served on rounds of lightly toasted baguette, this authentic Spanish tapas recipe is made with Galician mussels marinated in a unique vinaigrette flavored with smoked paprika and fresh orange zest.
A simple, no-cook appetizer of crisp cucumber rounds topped with slices of smoked salmon and a mixture of cream cheese, lemon and fresh dill.
Fresh figs topped with goat cheese, a drizzle of honey and a pinch of sea salt make a great no-cook appetizer or a delicious accompaniment to a cheese platter.
This ceviche recipe is a easy, light appetizer made with tequila and lime marinated shrimp and bay scallops, fresh oranges, jalapeno peppers and cilantro.
Two styles of deviled eggs: A classic version made lighter by using a yogurt-mayo combo and a spicy version flavored with curry powder, cumin and a bit of cayenne.
Hearty chicken nachos topped with Monterey Jack cheese sauce and a bold-flavored salsa made with roasted poblano pepper, tomatillos, jalapeno, cilantro and lime.
A simple twist on a traditional Caprese salad, these colorful skewers of ripe cherry tomatoes, fragrant basil and fresh mozzarella are an easy, no-cook appetizer that looks every bit as good as it tastes.
This rustic, boldly-flavored tapenade made with black and green olives, garlic and sun-dried tomatoes is perfect for topping crackers or toasted baguette.
A intensely flavorful dip for bread made with fresh lemon, extra-virgin olive oil, garlic and sea salt.