Apps in a Snap
Apps in a Snap: Zucchini-Kiwi Guac
Get an extra serving of fruit and veggies in this dip with a twist! Zucchini and kiwi take the traditional avocado guacamole to a whole new level.
Apps in a Snap: Edamame Hummus
Impress guests with our so-good but so-simple edamame hummus. Serve it with pita chips or veggies, then just wait for the compliments to roll in.Apps in a snap: Edamame Hummus. Here's what you'll need: 1 clove garlic , 1 16 oz. bag shelled edamame, 3 tbsp. tahini, 1/4 cup plus 2 tbsp. EVOO, and 3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice . Using food processor, chop 1 clove garlic . Add 16 oz. edamame, 3 tbsp. tahini, 1/4 cup plus 2 tbsp. EVOO, 1/4 cup water, and 3 tbsp. lemon juice to
Apps in a Snap: Open-Face Caprese
Learn how to turn the classic Italian caprese salad into an easy, cheesy finger food.cup chopped basil, chopped mozzarella, 1 1/2 tsp. EVOO, 1 tsp. white wine vinegar , and 1 clove garlice chopped. Top slices of bread with 2 basil leaves, 2 cheese slices, and 1 tomato slice. Bake at 375 degrees for 8
Apps in a Snap: Shrimp Salad "Spoons"
Give your go-to shrimp cocktail recipe a break, and instead whip up this new take on shrimp in endive leaves. Your guests will be eating it by the spoon-ful!lemon juice, 1/2 lb. cooked shrimp, 2 tbsp. mayo, 1/2 tsp. toasted sesame oil , and 24 endive leaves. Mix 1 sliced scallion, 2 tbsp. mayo, 1 tsp. lemon juice, and 1/2 tsp. sesame oil . Fold in 1/2 lb. of cooked shrimp. Spoon mix onto endive leaves. Season with salt and pepper. For more recipes and tips
Apps in a Snap: Thai Chicken Salad Bites
Take this lunchtime fave and whip it up in appetizer form. It's just satisfying enough to hold guests off until dinner is served, but a cinch to make.Next, in a medium bowl, make a Thai style dressing for your chicken salad . Combine 1/4 of cup vegetable oil, 1 tablespoon of lime juice , that's about 1/2 lime. 1 tablespoon store bought chili-garlic sauce and a teaspoon of sugar. Last but not the least, to give it a fresh peppery note, grate in about 1 teaspoon fresh ginger . That's it. Stir it all together. To finish the salad, add in your chicken. And for crunch and color, toss in 2 tablespoons top roasted peanuts and 2 tablespoons each chopped fresh mints and cilantro. Give it all one more toss. Instead of using chips or toast, use a cucumber. Slice one into 1/4 inch
Apps in a Snap: Parmesan Crackers
Get cracking with these easy, cheesy homemade parmesan crackers. They'll wow dinner guests, but you won't break a sweat!need: 1 cup parmesan, 3/4 cup flour, 1/4 cup water, 1/4 tsp. baking powder , 1/4 tsp. salt, 3 tbsp. EVOO, and pepper. Mix 2/3 cup cheese, 3/4 cup flour, 1/4 tsp. baking powder , and 1/4 tsp. salt in a food processor. Add 1/4 cup water and 2 tbsp. EVOO and pulse to form a dough.
Desserts in a Snap: Chocolate Mousse Sundaes
You won't believe how easy this chocolate mousse is to make. Top it off with a banana, whipped cream, chocolate sauce, peanuts and a cherry on top for a sundae best take on dessert.Desserts in a snap: Chocolate Mousse Sundaes. Here's what you'll need: 1 1/3 cup chilled heavy cream, 7 oz. bittersweet chocolate, 2 1/2 tbsp. honey, 2 bananas, 1/3
Apps in a Snap: Spanish Tortilla Bites
If you've never had Spanish tortilla, you're in for a treat! These potato bites -- inspired by the traditional Spanish dish -- are bite size beauties.Apps in a snap: Spanish Tortilla Bites. Here's what you'll need: 4 eggs , beaten , 1 small onion, chopped, 1 large potato, diced, 2 tbsp. EVOO, and hot smoked paprika. Heat 2 tbsp. EVOO over medium heat . Add potato, cook for 5 minutes. Add chopped onions. Cook until potatoes are tender and lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Season with
Snacks in a Snap: DIY Honey-Almond Butter
Here's a nutty idea: why now make this almond and honey spread to pair with fruit for a fast and easy snack?tbsp. honey. Process 1 1/2 cups almonds and 1/2 tsp. salt in food processor until smooth. Stir in 2 tbsp. honey. For more recipes and tips go to RachaelRayMag.com.
Apps in a Snap: Pear & Cheese Crisps
Take pitas to a whole new level with this party snack. Creamy blue cheese and pear combine for a flavor-packed, easy appetizer.gonna love this kicked up version that you uses fresh pears, creamy blue cheese and crispy pita wedges. Start by making your pita chips. This is really easy using store bought pita breads. Just flip them open, then cut each half into 6 wedges. Using a pastry brush , brush each with a light coating of olive oil . Then remove them over into a rim baking sheet. Now get to work on your pears. Cut them in half. Then use a melon baller to scoop out the centers. Finally, place them into thin pieces. Top each pita wedge with 2 slices of pears, sprinkle on one cup of crumble blue cheese which I love because it has a sharp flavor and creamy texture . And one tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary.. Now just bake these off in a 425 degree oven for about 10 minutes. Arrange the