Appetizers, Hors D’oeuvres & Snacks

Arancini di Riso

Makes 12 servings Arancini, or plini, are made from leftover rice made the previous day, which is why we mention in the instructions that you should cook the rice a little longer than usual. That means the rice will be sticky enough to stay together and hold the filling once […]

Appetizers, Hors D’oeuvres & Snacks

Beef and Cheese Empanadas

Makes 12 servings Empanadas are tiny little presents that you get to eat with your hands, and this recipe is one of our favorites! Put out bowls of inclusions, like chopped olives, raisins, or hard-boiled egg, so your family can work together to prepare their own special empanadas. Empanada Dough […]

Appetizers, Hors D’oeuvres & Snacks

Cheddar Cheese Fish Crackers

Makes about 3 cups crackers We think homemade snacks are the best snacks, and these cute little fish are too good to pass up. We added a bit of whole wheat flour and went light on the butter to make these a bit more virtuous, but no less delicious—in fact, […]

Appetizers, Hors D’oeuvres & Snacks

Cheese and Potato Cigars

Makes about 20 small-bite servings These crispy little bites can be filled with spare mashed potatoes for a Thanksgiving appetizer, or leftovers for a next-day reward for a busy host! Though they are best fried, you can brush them with oil and bake them at 425°F for a little less […]