One-bite appetizers like canapes are perfect for parties where guests like to circulate. From smoked salmon spread to pate, these recipes for minimal-fuss canapes let you be the guest at your own party.
Brandy and blue cheese spice up these hearty appetizers. Because blue cheese tends to be salty, use unsalted butter.
Make the cheese mixture ahead of time for these appetizers. That way it's chilled and ready for assembly come party time.
Small sandwiches are always a hit on the appetizer table, and these quick and easy tomato-cheese melters are no exception. Another time, make these stacks with large slices of bread (rather than bruschetta) and serve the sandwiches for lunch or dinner.
One of the most traditional versions of this Italian appetizer, is also one of the quickest to assemble.
Pick your favorite quick-and-easy bruschetta topping from the four delicious options provided or serve them all at your next party. The make-ahead directions will help with advance planning.
This make ahead appetizer can be put on hold for 24 hours. Just bake the bruschetta when guests arrive.
Bruschetta comes from the Italian word "bruscare," which means "to roast over coals." This version of the appetizer is toasted in the oven.
Appetizers for a crowd are made with an easy tomato topping on toasted slices of bread started in a bread machine.
Host an old-fashioned tea party and make these simple cream-cheese-and-ham-topped crackers the star.