Apps in a Snap
Apps in a Snap: Spicy Cilantro Queso
There's nothing better than a cheese dip party appetizer and our spicy cilatro version is out of this world!chopped, 1/4 cup chopped peppadew, 1 jalapeno finely chopped, and 1/2 cup chopped cilantro . Toss 1/2 lb. cheese with 4 tbsp. flour. In an ovenproof skillet , heat 2 tbsp. oil over medium-high heat. Add 1 onion, 1/4 cup chopped peppadews and 1 jalapeno; cook until soft. Stir in cheese mixture and most of chopped cilantro . Reduce heat to low and allow cheese to melt without stirring, about 5 minutes. Broil until browned. Sprinkle with cilantro. Serve with tortilla chips . For more recipes and tips go to RachaelRayMag.com.
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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