Take some stress out of hosting this holiday season with simple appetizer recipes from your favourite chefs and hosts. Whether you prep them ahead of time or minutes before guests arrive, these irresistible hors d’oeuvres will ensure your party is a hit — and you’re out of the kitchen.
Ina Garten’s Smoked Salmon Spread
A simple but impressive dip comes together in minutes. Try making this luxurious dish with Norwegian salmon, it is drier and less salty than others.
Ina Garten's Blini with Smoked Salmon
No one does entertaining like Ina Garten. Try these smoked salmon blinis topped with crème fraiche and a sprig of fresh dill — they’re a surefire hit for any soirée or afternoon brunch.
Turkey Waldorf Bites
These tasty little bites start out as an easy turkey meatloaf, which is then chilled, cut up into cubes and skewered with grape, celery and apple.
Roasted Eggplant Spread
If you love baba ganoush, you’ll love this roasted eggplant spread. It has all the creamy, roasted goodness plus the sweetness of roasted red pepper, red onions and freshly chopped garlic.
Kicked Up Spicy Wings
Smothered in a sticky, sweet and spicy sauce, these finger lickin’ good wings are served with a mouth-watering blue cheese dip you’ll want to use on absolutely everything.
These bite-sized beauties stuffed with sweet Italian sausage and soft mascarpone cheese are sure to impress.
Pan-Fried Onion Dip
Sweet, caramelized onions, and a trifecta of creaminess, which includes none other than cream cheese, sour cream and mayonnaise, come together in this ultimate party app.
Baked Parmesan Zucchini Fries
These delicious zucchini spears are a great substitute for classic potato fries. Serve with your dish of choice, or as a party appetizer.