No one shows up to a holiday party for the turkey. That's the truth. We all go for the cocktail hour, that sublime time where you can try all the small bites you want and wash them down with your favorite cocktail. Handheld, beautiful, and packed full of flavor, small bites are also luxurious. So this season, dish up some of these... you'll be the most popular chef on the block. And click here for a bonus video on easy holiday appetizers: tomato soup bread bowls and roasted figs with honey and cheese!
This bruschetta is everything you want in a quick appetizer. The toast is topped with creamy fresh mozzarella, a sweet pomegranate syrup, and herbal and aromatic basil. It's sweet, bright, and fresh.
Everything tastes better with bacon, and these decadent small bites are no exception. These appetizers complement any dinner party and will be devoured as quickly as you can make them, so plan accordingly and double your recipe. Try adding a side of salsa verde for dunking!
Crab Cakes with Sriracha-Lime Mayonnaise are quick and easy to throw together thanks to a surprising breakfast ingredient: Honey Bunches of Oats. With a side of homemade Sriracha-Lime Mayonnaise, these crab cakes will quickly become the hit of the party!
Everyone will fall in love with this easy to make, flavorful, and fun meatball recipe. The meatballs are a simple mix of ground pork, garlic, and an egg to bind together and the sweet glaze is orange juice, soy sauce, and agave. Make ahead of time, freeze, then pop them in the oven on party day. Skewer with festive toothpicks and serve on a gorgeous platter.