Apps in a Snap
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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.
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: Open-Face Caprese
Learn how to turn the classic Italian caprese salad into an easy, cheesy finger food.cup chopped basil, chopped mozzarella, 1 1/2 tsp. EVOO, 1 tsp. white wine vinegar , and 1 clove garlice chopped. Top slices of bread with 2 basil leaves, 2 cheese slices, and 1 tomato slice. Bake at 375 degrees for 8
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: 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.