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Method

  1. Boil the desired amount of small potatoes until tender.
  2. Spread on a lined baking tray, flatten slightly using a cup or jar. Don't over-flatten them!
  3. Sprinkle liberally with shredded cheese and Parmesan.
  4. Top with bacon slices approximately the same size as the potatoes.
  5. Drizzle liberally with balsamic vinegar.
  6. Place in oven, under the grill for 15 min at 375°F until the cheese is melted and  the bacon is crispy.
  7. Enjoy!

Top rated Christmas appetizers recipes

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great appetizer for elegant dining

  • 1/4c canola oil
  • 12 large scallops
  • 1L spicy scallop marinade
  • 2 tbsp cilantro pistou
  • 4 pieces thick-sliced bacon
3.1/5 (275 Votes)

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Nem nuong: Vietnamese Pork Meatballs with Mint

  • 1 pound pork shoulder
  • 1 tablespoon of uncooked rice
  • 1 bunch of fresh mint
  • 2 spring onions
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce (preferably nuoc mam)
  • 1/2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon of sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon of cooking oil
4.1/5 (107 Votes)

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Flaky phyllo sheets are layered with a savory spinach and feta cheese filling

  • 2.5 lbs. spinach, chopped (you can substitute frozen, thawed well)
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 4 large onions, diced
  • 2 bunches green onions, diced (incl. 4 inches green)
  • 1/2 cup parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh dill, chopped (substitute 3 tbsp. dried)
  • 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 lb. feta cheese, crumbled
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 lb. ricotta or cottage cheese
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 lb. phyllo pastry sheets
5/5 (1 Votes)

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Such a simple appetizer with so many variations! Discover our recipe

  • Eggs
  • Mayonaise
  • Mustard
  • Vinegar
  • Variations:
  • truffle oil topped with caviar
  • sriracha
  • pickles
  • smoked paprika
4.3/5 (25 Votes)

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Great for appetizers and part of a meal!

  • 3 pkgs chopped beef
  • 3 8oz cream cheese at room temp.
  • 2 tbsp. chopped sweet onion
  • 2 tsp. accent seasoning
  • 2 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
4.1/5 (42 Votes)

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Whisk together the ingredients in a saucepan over medium heat

  • 1 large melon
  • 15 pieces of prosciutto
  • 2/3 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup Bourbon Smoked Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Bourbon Smoked Salt
  • 1/2 cup water
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4.2/5 (27 Votes)

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Tasty appetizer or side dish for anyone who loves spinach

  • 2 packages frozen chopped spinach
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 stick melted butter
  • 2 cups herb stuffing mix (cubes)
  • salt and pepper
4.4/5 (11 Votes)

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Basic Cream Puff meets Spinach Artichoke Dip! This clever twist brings you a delicious, flavorful appetizer that e...

  • Cream Puffs:
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs
  • Spinach Dip Filling
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • ½ cup frozen, chopped spinach, thawed
  • ½ cup chopped artichoke hearts
  • ½ cup mozzarella cheese
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
4.4/5 (5 Votes)

The perfect appetizer to enjoy with an Italian dinner

  • A variety of cherry tomatoes (e.g., red and yellow), quartered
  • Balsamic vinegar, to taste
  • extra virgin olive oil, to taste
  • fresh basil leaves, chiffonade (thinly sliced)
  • crostini or toasted sliced baguette
  • 1 small (3 or 4 ounce) package of chèvre (goat cheese), plain or herbed
4.1/5 (23 Votes)

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In a crock pot add, jelly, chili sauce and lemon juice

  • 1 Bag of Frozen Meatballs
  • 1 Jar of Grape Jelly
  • 1 Jar of Chili Sauce
  • 1 TBSP Lemon Juice
4.3/5 (4 Votes)

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