Classic appetizer of hollowed out potato filled with cheese, bacon, and sour cream.
Kale chips are great with just olive oil and sea salt, but new and exciting seasonings make them even better. Try seasoning them with garlic and onion jam, maple balsamic vinegar, or an experimental flavor combination of your own.
This summer stuff all those bright tomatoes with a summer squash, onion, and cheese filling. These beauties make a great addition to a veggie plate, or a side for a meatier meal.
Blend yellow tomatoes and peppers with olive oil and spices for this simple summer gazpacho. Garnish with nuts, chives, radishes, and grapes for a sophisticated finish.
For an appetizer, a snack, or even breakfast, the simple combination of peaches, blueberries, and ricotta makes an elegant topping for bruschetta.
Good ranchera sauce can take a simple cheese quesadilla to the next level. Be sure to use fire-roasted tomatoes in this recipe.
Make a Greek-style spinach pie without the fuss of phyllo dough. A simple pastry surrounds a cottage and feta cheese, green onion, and spinach filling.
These deviled eggs with a Sriracha kick are sure to go quick at your next backyard barbecue, cookout, or picnic.
Disks of Crottin, a classic French goat cheese, are baked on buttery toasts, then placed atop a simple salad of mixed greens and Dijon mustard vinaigrette to produce a classic bistro dish.
Blood sausage and spicy chorizo rub shoulders with, chickpeas, spring peas, and watercress in this quick stove-top stew. Serve it as a main course, or a tapas-style starter.
Goat cheese, lemon, capers, and Greek yogurt stand in for mayonnaise in this artichoke spread. A food processor makes this simple savory spread a snap.
Ever tried adding celery to guacamole? Give it a whirl with this simple recipe.
Use these clever meatballs in spaghetti sauce for an everyday dinner, or tossed with a sweet and spicy tamarind sauce for a party appetizer. Your family or guests will never guess they're half tofu!
Keep this easy spread simple with a few crackers, or stir in some walnuts or dried cranberries and serve it on square slices of rye.
The last episode of AMC's 'Breaking Bad' may have aired, but we know the show's impact is far from over. Catch up on old episodes with a few of these dishes inspired by the characters.
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Food is a powerful thing, and a certain dish can spark memories from years ago. This mango salad recipe from Vietnam works great as an appetizer or light side.
Perfect for rainy summer days, apartment living, party appetizers, kids, or really any occasion, these made-in-the-oven sliders are easy way to feed a crowd.
At a 'Temple Run'-themed birthday party these Indian-spiced meatballs were a hit with the younger guests, and grown-ups, too. Raita is a refreshing yogurt dip, because who doesn't love to dip?
Using canned tomatoes means homemade salsa can still be tasty and fresh minus the difficult task of chopping and seeding tomatoes. Adjust the consistency, and the spiciness, to your taste.
Planning a party? Try these two easy appetizer ideas that can be prepped ahead of time. Top mini crab cakes with a tangy, creamy artichoke tartar sauce, and toss toasted pecans with bacon bits.
Buttermilk biscuits and salty country ham are a match made in heaven. Kick it up a notch by incorporating the ham directly into the biscuit and adding a layer of cheese.
Inspired by 'The Trout' by French Realist Gustave Courbet, these Danish open-faced sandwiches would make a great appetizer for a party, or even a light lunch.
Mussels steamed in a buttery broth of shallots, garlic, tomatoes, and star anise are an easy, delicious, sustainable dinner. Use this recipe to wow your sweetheart on Valentine's Day with a home cooked meal.
Make an authentic batch of crawfish cornbread to celebrate Mardi Gras. Use frozen crawfish tail meat, Creole seasoning, jalapenos, and cheddar cheese for that Louisiana flavor.