Apps in a Snap
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
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
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: Cheese Balls
For an easy and fast appetizer with a new twist make our Party Cheese Balls. Watch this video to learn how to make this app in a snap.so they soak up all that flavor. You also need some room-temperature cream cheese and some sharp cheddar. I'm using white, but you can use either. First, we're gonna make our port-soaked cranberries. In a small saucepan, combine half a cup chopped cranberries and about a quarter of a cup of the port-wine. Just heat that over low heat for about five minutes and remove it and let it cool. In the meantime, make the cheese spread. This is really easy in a food processor . Just add about 8 ounces room-temperature cream cheese and the same amount of cheddar. Give that a quick pulse until it's smooth and creamy. It will take about a minute. Now, back to our port-soaked cranberries, to strain them and then pat them dry with paper towels . Then, stir them right into the cheese mixer. Now comes the fun part. Rolling it all together. So, to make this super easy and keep your hands clean, use an ice cream scoop. Grab a heaping scoop of the cheese mixer then drop it right into the bowl of chopped trail mix or whatever
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
Apps in a Snap: Deviled Egg Cups
Put a twist on the classic deviled eggs appetizer with our phyllo shell "cups" that turn this egg appetizer into a pretty party nibble!box mini phyllo shells, 4 hard-boiled eggs, 2 tbsp. mayo, 2 tsp. fresh lemon juice and hot smoked paprikia. Crisp shells in 350 degrees oven for 5 minutes, that let cool. Add 4 hard boiled eggs, 2 tbsp. mayo and 2 tbsp. lemon juice to a food processor. Season with salt and pepper. Puree until smooth. Fill shells with egg mixture. Sprinkle with paprika. For more
Apps in a Snap: Mango Salsamole
Ditch your go-to guacamole recipe for a dip mash-up that delivers! Mango puts a sweet spin on this classic avocado starter.need: 3 avocados, 1 mango chopped, 1 cup salsa verde, 1 tbsp. fresh lime juice , and salt. Scoop out flesh from 3 avocados; smash with a fork. Mix avocados with a chopped mango, 1 cup salsa verde and 1 tbsp. lime juice . Season with salt. For more recipes and tips go to RachaelRayMag.com.
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.
Apps in a Snap: Smokey Spuds & Dip
Heat things up with these tater bites that are a spud-cial finger food full of flavor and pizazz.tbsp. EVOO, 3/4 tsp. smoked paprika, 3/4 cup plain yogurt, 2 tbsp. chopped cilantro , 2 tsp. lime zest, and 2 tsp. lime juice . Toss 1 1/2 lbs potatoes, 2 tbsp. EVOO and 3/4 tsp. paprika on baking sheet. Season with salt and pepper. Roast at 450 degrees until tender, about 25 minutes. Whisk together 3/4 c. yogurt, 2 tbsp. cilantro, 2 tbsp. lime zest and 2 tbsp. lime juice . Season with salt and pepper. For more recipes and tips go to RachaelRayMag.com.