Appetizers and Sides
A tabletop filled with bright, delicious appetizers gets any occasion going. And it’s easy to do! These tasty bites can be assembled in minutes and are guaranteed to impress everyone.
How to Build the Best Cheese Board
Get top cheese picks, perfect food pairings and storing tips for a board that wows at any occasion.
5 Summer Sides That Star Fresh Produce
From melons to tomatoes to squash, try these easy side dishes starring some of your favorite seasonal fruits and vegetables.
4 Easy, Elegant Holiday Hors d’Oeuvres
Check out these small bites guaranteed to impress.
The Perfect Antipasto Plate
No matter the occasion, serving antipasto is the perfect way to slow things down and savor great food.
Creamy Cauliflower and Apple Soup Shooters
Garnished with toasted almonds, lemon zest and fresh parsley, this rich soup is easy to pass around.
Sweet Potato Bacon Bites
Topped with crisp bacon, green onions and sour cream, these hors d’oeuvres are sure to be a hit.
Popcorn Shrimp with Clementine-Chipotle Cocktail Sauce
The smoky-sweet cocktail sauce is the perfect match for crunchy popcorn shrimp.
Strawberry and Goat Cheese Bruschetta
This simple and absolutely delicious appetizer is an excellent showcase for a high-quality olive oil.
Mushroom and Brie Phyllo Bites
A hidden sliver of Brie bakes up creamy and rich under a spoonful of savory herbed mushrooms in these flaky pastry bites.
Mini Crab Cakes with Spicy Red Pepper Sauce
These succulent two-bite crab cakes are excellent as an appetizer with the pepper sauce passed on the side.
Shrimp and Mango Ceviche
This fully cooked, brightly flavored ceviche is good enough to eat all by itself or piled into bowls.
Kristen Bell’s Top 3 Vegetarian Side Dishes
These three favorites are always on the table for Kristen's big holiday meal.