Braunschweiger Spread

This spread is so creamy and delicious it's satisfying even to those who think they don't like liver sausage.-Gayle Lewis, Yucaipa, California

Fried Clams

The clam's crunchy, golden coating will truly melt in your mouth. One bite and you'll understand why these are considered a delicacy! Tim Connolly, Freeport, Maine

Curry Puffs 2 Ways Recipe by Tasty

Here's what you need: vegetable oil, medium white onion, chicken breast, salt, black pepper, ground cumin, curry powder, cayenne, medium russet potatoes, frozen peas, frozen carrot, whole milk, all-purpose...

Easy Cheese Straws

Five ingredients transform into long, crisp cracker sticks. The hand-held snacks make for easy mingling at parties.-Elizabeth Robinson, Conroe, Texas

Quick Picante Sauce

Hot pepper sauce and a jalapeno pepper give this snappy sauce just the right amount of zip. It makes a great dip for tortilla chips or a tangy sauce for tacos and fajitas. This is always a big hit at parties...

Best Ever Stuffed Mushrooms

At party time, I bring out a platter of my easy stuffed mushrooms. I like to make mine with reduced-fat sausage, but you can use regular for an indulgent treat. -Debby Beard, Eagle, Colorado

Mini Cheese Balls

These mini cheese balls are the perfect quick appetizer for any party. Roll them in toasted sesame seeds, fresh rosemary and/or paprika to add even more flavor. -J. Spivey, Ennice, North Carolina

Potato Latkes Recipe by Tasty

Here's what you need: medium yellow onion, medium russet potatoes, all purpose flour, kosher salt, large eggs, vegetable oil, cinnamon applesauce, sour cream

Classic Deviled Eggs Recipe by Tasty

Here's what you need: eggs, mayonnaise, yellow mustard, relish, salt, pepper, paprika, fresh parsley leaves

Creamy Caramel Fruit Dip

This creamy, melt-in-your-mouth dip, served with assorted fruits, makes a refreshing accompaniment to a holiday cheese tray. -Trish Gehlhar, Ypsilanti, North Dakota

Oven Fries

These fries are baked and not deep fried, which lowers the fat content.

Beer Battered Crispy Fried Chicken Strips Recipe by Tasty

Here's what you need: salted crisp, egg, beer, plain flour, baking soda, salt, pepper, chicken breast, salt, pepper, oil, ketchup, chip

The Ultimate Dinner Rolls Recipe by Tasty

Sometimes, the best part of a home-cooked dinner is the simplest part. That's right, we're talking about rolls: buttery and flaky, they capture all things right about freshly-baked bread. Sure, bread baking...

Spicy Mango Chicken Wings Recipe by Tasty

Upgrade your next game day with this tangy, spicy chicken wings recipe. After coating the wings with flour and roasting them, cover them with a beautiful, bright orange blend of mango (or pineapple), habanero...

Easy Egg Rolls

I've always loved egg rolls, but every recipe I saw seemed too complicated. So I decided to start with a packaged coleslaw mix. Now I can make these yummy treats at a moment's notice.-Samantha Dunn, Leesville,...

Mexican Corn Dip

For tasty make-ahead dip try this recipe. It goes fast at office parties or any gathering. Mildly spicy, it's easy to alter if you want it to have more of a kick. Make sure your corn chips are large enough...

Baked Oysters

Ensure that you don'tlose a drop of juice by nestling your shellfish in salt. Fill a shallow ovenproof servingdish with coarse salt or sea salt, and place oysters in it as you shuck them. This willprevent...

Best Deviled Eggs

Herbs lend amazing flavor to these deviled eggs, which truly are the best you can make! The recipe includes tasty variations that feature bacon, chipotle peppers and crab.-Jesse & Anne Foust, Bluefield,...

Chocolate Covered Bacon Strips

This is the perfect marriage. The sweetness of chocolate and the saltiness of bacon. What could be better?

Cucumber Canapes

I always get requests for the recipe for these canapes whenever I serve them. They're delicate finger sandwiches with a creamy herb spread and festive red and green garnishes. -Nadine Whittaker, South...

Honey Garlic Chicken Wings Recipe by Tasty

Here's what you need: flour, garlic powder, pepper, salt, chicken winglets, oil, butter, garlic, ginger, soy sauce, honey, brown sugar, sesame seed, scallion

Championship Bean Dip

My friends and neighbors expect me to bring this irresistible dip to every gathering. When I arrive, they ask, "You brought your bean dip, didn't you?" If there are any leftovers, we use them to make bean...

Hot Spinach Dip

For a different take on traditional spinach dip, Janie Obermier of St. Joseph, Missouri warms this rich mixture in the microwave. It's terrific with crackers, tortilla chips or fresh vegetables.

Classic Potato Salad Recipe by Tasty

This simple summer side dish staple is easy to master with this recipe! Gold potatoes are tossed in a creamy-tangy mixture of mayo, pickle relish, and mustard, with diced red onion and hard-boiled eggs...

Garlic Shrimp

Garlicky sautéed shrimp and a last-minute sprinkle of Parmesan cheese completes any meal. Serve over pasta, a salad, or alongside crusty bread.

Bacon and Date Appetizer

An easy, quick appetizer that I first tasted at a Native American wedding ceremony. Dates are stuffed with almonds and wrapped in bacon!

Honey Garlic Ribs

When you want a more "meaty" appetizer for your holiday buffet, reach for these finger-licking-good ribs!

Blue Cheese and Walnut Spread

This spread is also delicious served on apple or pear wedges. Rub them first with lemon juice to prevent discoloration.

Salsa Picante

Homemade salsa picante can dress up tacos or serve as a table sauce for chips.

Cucumber Salsa

Zippy jalapeno, tart lime juice and garden-fresh cucumbers take center stage in this chunky salsa from Sandy Lee of Choctaw, Oklahoma. "I always have more cucumbers than I can use, so I created this recipe,"...

Fiesta Pinwheels

Whenever I serve this make-ahead, easy pinwheel recipe, they disappear fast. When a friend at the office shared them with me, I knew in one bite I'd be taking her Mexican pinwheels home for the holidays....

Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

"Mushroom caps plump with crabmeat make a wonderful appetizer for entertaining," suggests Tonya Farmer, Iowa City, Iowa. She suggests using the recipe as a light entree, served on salad greens or with...

Deviled Crab

Dip your spoon into this super-rich comfort food, and you might think you're in heaven. Generous portions of crab are mixed with cream and eggs and flavored with chives, onions and more. Mmm ...

Asparagus Gruyere Tart

Especially when made with plump, in-season asparagus, this dish makes for a sophisticated, visually pleasing appetizer.

Shrimp Dip with Cream Cheese

This tasty spread, prepared with softened cream cheese, is a beautiful pale salmon color. A teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce provides just the right amount of zest.

Creamy Crab Wontons

How about a fast festive appetizer just for two? These hot, crispy little bites boast a rich creamy filling with a hint of crab. "They simply melt in your mouth," promises Robin Boynton of Harbor Beach,...

World's Best Bacon Cheese Dip

Hot delicious dip is always a hit. Makes your taste buds go crazy! Serve warm with your choice of crackers.

Cajun Deviled Eggs Recipe by Tasty

Here's what you need: eggs, mayonnaise, mustard, cajun seasoning, celery, bell pepper, hot sauce, smoked paprika, green onion

Ranch Ham Roll Ups

These pretty pinwheel appetizers from Charlie Clutts of New Tazewell, Tennessee are easy to make and fun to nibble, with a yummy cream cheese filling that's layered with ham.

Baked Crab Dip

We enjoyed this exquisite crab dip at my grandson's wedding reception. It looks fancy but is easy to make. You can even fill the bread bowl early in the day and chill it until serving. Just remove it from...

Crab and Cream Cheese Dip

This creamy dip is the perfect accompaniment to any party menu. It's so delicious on crisp crackers!-Nadine McGehee, Greenville, Mississippi

Chicken and Asparagus Rolls

To make this recipe, courtesy of reader Peter Tannenbaum of New York City, stack the tomato and asparagus in the center of the partially cooked chicken breasts.

Basic Empanadas

These tasty and convenient Latin-American-style turnovers can be frozen for up to three months, individually wrapped in plastic and placed in resealable plastic bags. There's no need to thaw before baking,...


Pissaladiere is a delicious French pizza that comes from "Martha Stewart's Baking Handbook." It is perfect for lunch or to serve at your next casual get-together.

Baked Creamy Spinach Dip

I'm a fan of classic dishes but frequently tweak them a bit to suit my family's tastes. My cheesy spinach dip is a little lighter than other versions I've seen and pairs well with bagel chips. -Jenn Tidwell,...

Beef and Potato Hand Pies

Store-bought puff pastry makes these pies extra easy. Serve them with a green salad.

Bacon Cheddar Potato Skins

Wondering how to make potato skins taste great? I top my restaurant-worthy loaded potato skins with cheese, bacon and a dollop of sour cream. Have them at lunch, snack time or cocktail hour. -Trish Perrin,...