Apps in a Snap
Apps in a Snap: Zucchini-Kiwi Guac|
descriptionGet 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: 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.
Apps in a Snap: Spiced Olives
Give olives your own flavorful touch with our spiced-up recipe. It's an great appetizer to personalize and still a total crowd-pleaser!Grab a small sauce pan and pour in half a cup extra virgin olive oil . Next, using a vegetable peeler, peel in 2 long strips of lemon zest , just the yellow part not the white. And two long strips of orange zest. This going out the freshness to the olives