Cold Appetizers

Place baguette slices on a jelly roll pan; brush with olive oil. Bake in a preheated 375° oven until crisp and brown (8-10 min.). Spread baguette toasts with pesto. Top each with a piece of fresh...

Easy
Makes 24

Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl.Note:Including the seeds from the hot peppers will result in a spicier salsa.Recipe courtesy of Burpee Garden Products Co.

Easy

Scoop hummus directly onto an 8" serving platter; spread to thickly cover the plate. Drizzle hummus with oil and sprinkle with red pepper flakes, salt, oregano, pepper and lemon zest. Garnish with...

Very Easy
Serves 12

In a small saucepan, bring wine to a boil. Lower heat and add figs; simmer until figs are tender (about 5 min.). Remove figs and set aside. Add sugar to the wine in the saucepan; simmer until...

Moderate
Serves 8

In large bowl, combine cheese and flour; add butter, thyme, salt and pepper, stirring until coarse crumbs form. On lightly floured surface, knead 2-4 times, or until a firm dough is formed. Shape...

Moderate
Makes about 7 dozen crackers

Arrange crackers, wedge of cheese and jelly on a serving platter with small spreader and spoon. To Serve: Spread piece of cracker with cheese; top with spoon of jelly.

Very Easy
Serves 10-12

Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl. Let stand at least 30 min. before serving.Good to Know: A convenient substitution for the fresh lime and pineapple juices and olive oil is 1/3 cup...

Very Easy
Makes about 4 1/2 cups

Lightly brush both sides of each bread slice with melted butter. In a small mixing bowl, completely combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over both sides of each bread slice. Bake in a preheated...

Easy
Makes 30

In a small bowl, stir together mascarpone and marmalade. With a spoon or pastry bag, fill each apricot with approx. 2 tsp. of the cheese mixture. Refrigerate, covered, 8-24 hrs. One hr. before...

Very Easy
Makes 16

Heat oil in a small sauté pan over medium heat; cook onion, garlic, chiles, thyme and allspice in oil until onion is very soft and light golden-brown (5-7 min.). Season with additional allspice...

Easy
Makes about 1 cup

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