Individual quiches lend a festive air to a weekend brunch. If you have any left over, wrap them tightly and freeze—reheated in the oven, they make a terrific quick dinner, paired with a green salad. Makes 12
If you have a silicone muffin pan, use it here. It makes turning out these cheesy, vegetable-filled frittatas a breeze. Makes 10 to 12
Bright, colorful, cool and crisp, this salad makes a festive starter to a hearty meal. Serves 6.
These crisp, buttery twists take well to interpretation—feel free to swap out the types of cheese or seeds with anything you like or have on hand. Makes 32 straws.
It’s no surprise that almost anything wrapped in bacon is delicious. It’s also one of the easiest appetizers you can make.
Note that there are no quantities listed in this recipe…the idea is that you can make as many as you like! If you can’t find the bite-sized balls of fresh mozzarella (often labeled “bocconcini”), simply cut a larger ball of mozzarella into chunks.
Applegate Natural Classic Pork Breakfast Sausage links aren't just for breakfast—their savory, peppery flavor make perfect pigs in a blanket. One box of puff pastry would be enough for a triple batch, so depending on the size of your party, feel free to scale up! Makes 20
A Spanish tortilla - layers of thinly sliced potatoes bound with egg, is traditionally cooked in a large skillet and cut into wedges. We like to make individual tortillas using a muffin tin. For these to cook properly, your potatoes must be very thinly sliced, which is why we recommend using a...
A platter of these sliders take just minutes to assemble, but they’ll disappear in seconds. Makes 12
Take a mini vacation during your lunch break with this Dolce Vita sandwich developed by our resident foodie, Jeff from Product Management.
Little hands will have a great time helping to assemble these mini mummy pizzas. Makes 4 mini pizzas
A few well-positioned cuts turns a regular quesadilla into something special. Make sure you layer your cheese between the whole (uncut) tortilla and the meat, which will keep it from oozing out. Makes 1
Talk about versatile—these deeply satisfying little custards work as well with a glass of champagne at a cocktail party as they do with a cup of coffee at brunch. Makes 4 dozen
These savory apps take just minutes to put together and can be scaled up to serve any size party. We like to use stuffed olives for an extra pop of flavor—look for ones stuffed with pickled jalapeños (as we used here), pimientos, garlic, or almonds. Make to enjoy right away, or freeze for a quick...
A Cuban sandwich may sound exotic, but really, the flavors couldn’t be more comforting and satisfying—ham, swiss, zingy mustard and pickles. The twist here is that they are presented in a crisp empanada shell. Think: crazy delicious hot pocket. If you want to make these well ahead of Game Day,...
These skewered chicken strips are a unique twist on traditional buffalo wings, with same zip and zing – and they're easier to pull together! Serves 6
These Caribbean inspired kebabs pack sweet and spicy flavors, perfect for a mid-summer BBQ. Serves 4
Easy pasta dishes are a go-to meal when it comes to weeknight dinners. This recipe starts with browned Chicken & Cheddar sausage and mixes it with sweet tomatoes, creamy cheddar cheese, and penne pasta. Serves 4
Saltimbocca means “jump in your mouth,” and these miniature versions of the Italian classic certainly will. Makes about 18 appetizers