Cuban Appetizers

A party celebrating Cuban food calls for authentic appetizers. With flavor influences from Spain, Africa, and the Caribbean, these recipes for Cuban appetizers showcase tropical ingredients such as fried plantains, empanadas, and stuffed avocado.

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Picadillo Pita Wedges

Heart-Healthy Living

Garlic, onion, tomatoes, and meat are the basic picadillo quartet. This appetizer dip builds on those flavors by adding heart-healthy olives, almonds, and raisins.

Picadillo Chicken Pizzettas

Diabetic Living

Chicken and dried fruit make for a sweet and savory topping in this appetizer pizza recipe.

Patio Party! The Lazy Hostess's Guide to Easy Summer Entertaining

In summer, the urge to entertain can hit you out of the blue. You've primped your patio, the sun umbrella is unfurled, the gas grill is all tanked up, and the deck chairs are just begging for company. You spontaneously pick up the phone to call your besties, with visions of sipping gin and tonics, and listening to oh, say, "Endless Summer" dancing in your head.

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