Parmesan Puff Pastry Stars
Parmesan and puff pastry are all you need to create these yummy party nibbles. During the year you can cut out hearts for Valentine's Day or you can eat them like an open-faced sandwich with salmon, cheese, or prosciutto. Be creative and enjoy!
Chef John's Party Cheese Puffs
These beautiful cheese puffs, gougeres, are as easy as they are delicious. Usually Gruyere cheese is used but I had some very sharp farmhouse Cheddar cheese in the fridge, so I decided to use that. As long as you are using a very sharp, full-flavored cheese I don't think you can go wrong. I love gougeres with Gruyere, but I think the extra-sharp Cheddar was just as good.
Cheese Fig Puff Pastry Bites
You only need 4 ingredients for these quick and easy puff pastry bites with Boursin and fig preserves.
Baked Stuffed Brie with Cranberries & Walnuts
Rich and creamy baked brie stuffed with dried cranberries and walnuts.
Sausage Cheese Balls
These sausage balls were a hit at our Christmas party this year. I accidentaly used low-fat cheese in the recipe and couldn't tell the difference. No frying necessary, they bake beautifully.
King Crab Appetizers
These crab tartlets have long since been a family favorite and are requested often at holiday get togethers.