Fast & Fresh Appetizers
Party bites from our kitchen and yours, ready to eat in 30 minutes or less
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.
Recipe: Warm Crab and Artichoke Dip with French Bread
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
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
Chopped kalamata olives, capers, and a splash of white balsamic vinegar add Mediterranean flavor to liven up this classic appetizer.
Recipe: Mediterranean Deviled Eggs
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
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, dried tart cherries, crisp green apples, and chopped hazelnuts bring the tastes of fall to this bruschetta topping.
Recipe: Northwest Bounty Bruschetta
Elegant and fast-cooking, scallops make a smart choice when you’re expecting company on a weeknight.
Recipe: Scallops with Orange, Avocado, and Jicama