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: Smoked Trout Chips
Pull together this no-cook, fast and easy appetizer in a jif by buying pre-cooked trout fillets! Watch this video to learn how to make this app in a snap.let's make the dip. In a bowl, combine 2/3 of a cup sour cream . Then, using scissors, snip in about 2 tablespoons fresh chives. Finish the dip with about 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill and a little sprinkling of salt and pepper. The dill is gonna add a bright fresh note to our dip, which is gonna go great with the smoked trout we're gonna use later. Then, give it all a quick stir and set it aside. Now, for the fancy ingredient in our dish, the smoked trout. You can find smoked trout in the deli section of most gourmet markets or some supermarkets. I like it because it's a little bit meatier and flakier than smoked salmon . But if you can't find it, smoked salmon will do just fine. Just break it up with your fingers into bite sized pieces. Just before guests show up, put it all together. Grab a ridged potato chip , top it with a little bit of your dip, then finish it with a piece of smoked trout and a fresh sprinkle
Apps in a Snap: BLT Stacks
Take an all-time favorite sandwich and turn it into an easy and fast appetizer with this BLT Stacks recipe. Watch this video to learn how to make this app in a snap.at the bottom. Then add your bacon. Add a few pieces of iceberg lettuce and a cherry tomato on top. How cute is that? And now for the grand finale. When guests show up, serve these BLTs stacks with a
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
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
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.