Appetizers and Hors d'Oeuvres

In 10" glass pie plate, layer first 4 ingredients in order listed. Serve with pita chips.

Very Easy
Serves 8

Slice leeks in half lengthwise; clean well. Slice each in half again; slice crosswise into 1/2" pieces. Microwave (HIGH) until softened (6-8 min.). In large sauté pan, melt butter over medium heat...

Easy
Serves 8

Beat cream cheese until creamy and smooth; stir in mayonnaise, 2 cups shredded cheese and choice of stir-ins until well blended. Spread in a 9x9" glass baking dish sprayed lightly with cooking...

Very Easy
Serves 16

Beat cream cheese until creamy and smooth; stir in remaining ingredients until well blended, adding additional half-and-half to reach desired consistency.Stir-Ins:10 oz. frozen spinach, thawed and...

Very Easy
Makes 2 cups

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

In medium bowl, combine Gruyère, Gouda and flour; mix well to coat cheese with flour. Rub the inside of a large saucepan with cut sides of garlic; discard garlic. Add wine and lemon juice; bring...

Easy
Serves 6

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

Tiramisu Dip: In a small bowl, combine 8 oz. Mozzarella Fresca Mascarpone and 2-4 oz. coffee flavored syrup. Garnish with shaved dark chocolate. Use as a spread or dip for Lady Fingers, shortbread...

Very Easy
Serving size varies

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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