Fast & Fresh appetizers

Party bites from our kitchen and yours, ready to eat in 30 minutes or less

Easy hot crab dip

Photo by Annabelle Breakey; styling by Karen Shinto

Quick & easy hors d'oeuvres

Guests already on their way? Try one of these seven easy appetizer recipes to feed a crowd fast.

Warm Crab and Artichoke Dip with French Bread

Keep most of the ingredients for this splurge-worthy appetizer on hand, then pick up fresh crab and bread, and put it together in no time.

blue cheese tart

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Blue Cheese and Pear Tart

We cut this tart up into small pieces for an elegant appetizer, but you could also slice it into large wedges and serve it with a green salad for a light meal.

Recipe: Blue Cheese and Pear Tart

Prosciutto-wrapped Pears

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Prosciutto-wrapped Pears

Any ripe pear works with this easy, sweet-savory appetizer—and if you don’t have sherry vinegar, just use white-wine vinegar instead.

Recipe: Prosciutto-wrapped Pears

new deviled egg recipe

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Mediterranean Deviled Eggs

Chopped kalamata olives, capers, and a splash of white balsamic vinegar add Mediterranean flavor to liven up this classic appetizer.

Recipe: Mediterranean Deviled Eggs

creamy salmon dip

Photo by Leo Gong; styling by Dan Becker

Salmon Rillettes

Rillettes are coarse, pâté-like French spreads typically made from duck, pork, or rabbit. Our salmon version is a lighter take on the traditional dish.

Recipe: Salmon Rillettes

cruncy cauliflower bites

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Cauliflower Panko Pakoras

The panko coating on these little poppers gives them an addictive crispy exterior. And since they're baked instead of fried, there's no need to worry about overdoing it.

Recipe: Cauliflower Panko Pakoras

blue cheese bruschetta

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Northwest Bounty Bruschetta

Blue cheese, dried tart cherries, crisp green apples, and chopped hazelnuts bring the tastes of fall to this bruschetta topping.

Recipe: Northwest Bounty Bruschetta

Scallops with Orange, Avocado, and Jicama

Annabelle Breakey

Scallops with Orange, Avocado, and Jicama

Elegant and fast-cooking, scallops make a smart choice when you’re expecting company on a weeknight.

Recipe: Scallops with Orange, Avocado, and Jicama

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