Appetizers

Collection by PeriA

Chef John's Smothered Pork Chops

Rating: 4.5 stars 853
An easy dish of pan-fried pork chops covered in delicious onion gravy.

Chef John's Coq au Vin

Rating: 5 stars 758
Chicken is braised in a red wine broth with bacon, mushrooms, and thyme.

Baked Buffalo Wings

Rating: 4.5 stars 1484
These baked Buffalo wings are easy to prep, and much easier than frying.

Old Charleston-Style Shrimp and Grits

Rating: 5 stars 1150
This shrimp and grits recipe is a traditional low-country favorite!
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Chicken Breasts with Chipotle Green Onion Gravy

Rating: 4.5 stars 306
This delicious chicken recipe includes a simple exercise in pan gravy perfection. If I only had one day to teach someone how to cook, you better believe this archetypal sauce recipe would be one of the first things I'd demonstrate.

Roasted Garlic Bread

Rating: 4.5 stars 544
Take garlic bread up a notch with roasted garlic, butter, and Parmesan.

Cream Cheese Penguins

Rating: 4.5 stars 879
Just imagine a cute display of penguins, made with black olives, carrots and cream cheese! You can add scarves and hats by using fresh red pepper strips, or canned pimentos cut into different shapes. Use frilly toothpicks if you can.

Grinch Kabobs

Rating: 5 stars 126
These little skewers are simple to make and a great addition to your appetizers at any Christmas party.
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Pine Cone Cheese Ball

Rating: 4.5 stars 46
Any cheese ball is a welcome addition to a holiday party spread, but when you bring one that looks like a pine cone, you're talking about a real showstopper.