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: 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: Battered Okra Bites
Use okra -- a signature southern vegetable -- to fool your friends into thinking this fancy appetizer is anything but fast!Here's what you'll need: 1 cup yogurt, 1 cup flour, 1 tsp. lemon zest , 1/2 lb. okra, halved, 3 tsp. ground cumin, 2 tbsp. chopped cilantro , 2 tsp. cornstarch, and oil. For the dipping sauce, mix 1 tsp. cumin, 1 tbsp. lemon zest , 2 tbsp. cilantro and 1/2 cup yogurt. In another bowl, mix 1/2 cup flour, 2 tbsp. cornstarch, 2 tsp. cumin, 1/2 cup
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: Creamy Fruit Dip
Start guests off with a small bite that's sweet (literally!) and simple. Serve our Creamy Fruit Dip with apples, pears and pineapple slices.Dip. Here's what you'll need: 1 cup sour cream, 2 tbsp. chopped fresh mint , 1 tbsp. chopped cilantro , 1 tbsp. fresh orange juice, and 1/8 tsp. orange zest. Mix 1 cup sour cream, 2 tbsp. mint, 1 tbsp. cilantro, 1
Apps in a Snap: Artichoke Bruschetta
Forget the tomatoes, this twist on the classic bruschetta swaps out the red fruit for artichokes, is just as yummy and will wow guests and family alike.Apps in a snap: Artichoke Bruschetta. Here's what you'll need: 2 cans artichoke hearts , halved (14 oz.), 1/2 cup chopped parsley , 8 cloves garlic , minced, 1/4 cup EVOO, 2/3 cup dry white wine, 8 slices ciabatta, toasted, and 1/2 cup parmesan. Cook 2 cans artichokes, 1/2 cup parsley and 8 cloves garlic in EVOO over medium heat for 5 minutes. Add wine and simmer until liquid evaporates. Spoon onto toasts and top with cheese.
Apps in a Snap: Pesto Arancini
If you've got leftover risotto, then we've got the prfect party appetizer for you. Our Pesto Arancini turns leftovers into a cheesy, fried finger food.2 tbsp. pesto, 16 1/2 inch cubes fontina, 1 cup panko, and vegetable oil . Mix 2 cups risotto and 2 tbsp. pesto. Scoop into balls and stuff with cheese. Roll balls in panko. Heat oil to 375 degrees. Fry balls until golden, about 1 minute. For more recipes and tips go to RachaelRayMag.com.
Apps in a Snap: Cheesy Pesto Pizzas
Pita bread makes this pesto-spread pizza one of the easiest -- and cheesiest -- appetizers you'll ever make.Apps in a snap: Cheesy Pesto Pizzas. Here's what you'll need: 1 clove garlic , 1 cup flat-leaf parsley, 1/2 cup walnuts, 1/4 cup and 2 tbsp. EVOO, 4 naan, and 6 oz. sliced gruyere. In a food processor, chop 1 clove garlic , 1 cup parsley and 1/2 cup walnuts. Add 1/4 cup EVOO and puree until coarse. Place naan onto baking sheet. Spread with
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