Fast Holiday Party Starters Share Print Whether you're hosting a crowd for the holidays or just for fun, these quick and easy appetizer recipes and drinks will make your party planning that much easier. Recipes by Melissa Rubel Jacobson; Photography by Kate Sears Kate Sears Prev Next 3/20 Pink Grapefruit Martinis A little sweet, a little tart and a lot of festive zest. This twist on the traditional vodka cocktail is one you'll make over and over again. Get the recipe! Get our best 30-minute dinner ideas now!