Appetizers

Collection by Tina Waldus

Pupusas de Queso (Cheese-Stuffed Tortillas)

Rating: 4 stars 55
An El Salvadoran treat, these homemade tortillas stuffed with cheese are great with a traditional coleslaw called curtido. To serve, slice open one side of a pupusa, and spoon curtido into the opening. Farmer's cheese or mozzarella can be substituted for queso blanco.

Arancini

Rating: 4.5 stars 85
Crispy, deep-fried rice balls filled with peas, ham, and gooey mozzarella.

Creamy Goat Cheese and Honey

Rating: 4.5 stars 57
Creamy goat cheese is lightly dusted with pecans, honey, and rosemary. These are so delicious, light, and refreshing, they could be served as appetizers or an interesting dessert. They are always a hit! Spread them on your favorite crostini, bagel chips, or melba toasts.

Strawberry Fruit Dip

Rating: 5 stars 123
This strawberry flavored fruit dip is easy to make, and always goes fast. Serve with apples, grapes, strawberries or pineapple.
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Peruvian Causa

Rating: 5 stars 8
This spicy potato-layered dish with meat is a everyone-is-going-to-love-it dish! Even if people don't like certain ingredients, the combination is sensational! With this dish you can make the layers as thin or as thick as you like. You can substitute the tuna with chicken or other seafood.

Easy Guacamole

Rating: 4.5 stars 1053
This go-to guacamole recipe is easy to make and delicious to share!

White Bean Dip

Rating: 4 stars 101
An awesome alternative to the usual refried beans and tortilla chips. Serve this dip with pita chips or veggie wheat crackers.

Hot Artichoke Spinach Dip

Rating: 4.5 stars 686
This is a warm delicious dip...but it's very rich! Serve warm with tortilla chips. Garnish with extra sour cream and salsa if you like.
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Easiest Falafel

Rating: 3.5 stars 53
Super quick and easy - you will probably have all the ingredients in your pantry already! Serve with your favorite sauce! I served mine with spicy mayo, made by mixing 3 tablespoons mayo with 1/2 tablespoon sriracha. It would also be great with tzatziki or spicy mustard.

Southern Pimento Cheese

Rating: 5 stars 1004
A wonderful version of pimento cheese spread with cayenne and jalapeño.

Cadillac Pimento Cheese

Rating: 4.5 stars 121
My mom made this recipe for Christmas 2002. She had nothing written down but I loved it so much I asked her how she did it and she wrote it down for me. All the measurements are approximate so if you find something that works better, let me know!

Roasted Garlic without Foil

Rating: 4 stars 165
I love garlic! It's so easy to roast, and there are so many different ways to do it. It's great when spread on crackers or bread, or mixed into hummus, pasta sauce or just about anything else!
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