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All the recipes you need for entertaining! Find dips, salsas, finger foods, mini quiche, fruit and veggie dishes, antipasti trays, cheese balls, mini pastries and more!

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Pork & Blueberry Meatballs

Pork & Blueberry Meatballs

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This is a really simple mixture that can be served as meatballs (interesting topping for pasta), made into meatloaf or even used as a wicked, fusion-style gyoza filling if you add some chopped savoy cabbage. **This recipe works much, much better with c…

Duck and Orange Forks

Duck and Orange Forks

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Easy dish that looks and tastes great, and is awesome either as an appetizer or at cocktail parties. (Makes about 10-12 forks.)

Pesto

Pesto

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The pesto is fantastic in pasta dishes. For a great appetizer or snack add two tablespoons to 1.5 cups of hummus mix well and serve with vegetables and pita bread. If you are hardcore you can throw on a toga and make this with a huge mortar and pestle…

Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed Mushrooms

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Really tasty stuffed mushroom recipe that makes for an awesome appetizer. Your guests will love this one!

Bacon & Pesto Bread

Bacon & Pesto Bread

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What is better than regular bread, you ask? Bacon and pesto bread!

The Tuna Spaghetti Salad

The Tuna Spaghetti Salad

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Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes

Chilled spaghetti salad with tuna, tossed in a garlic parsley citronette.

Mexican Cream Cheese Dip

Mexican Cream Cheese Dip

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
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Dips are prefect for entertaining, and this one will make all your friends and family want to gather at your house! It is simple to prepare and very versatile. Serve it with tostada chips (of course), or even slap it in an omelet, or top a burger or san…

Hummus

Hummus

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
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I used to pay big money to get good hummus and then I started making my own. Not only did it taste better, but it's so much cheaper that I don't buy the pre-made stuff any longer.

The Long Hot Breeze Cocktail

The Long Hot Breeze Cocktail

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
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Toast goodbye to the hot summer months over this long holiday weekend with this hip-hot highball--The Long Hot Breeze. Highball you say...it sounds like a cocktail to me. I agree, but a www.RoyalTart.com staffer came across a very fitting potential diff…

Basil and Almonds Canapes

Basil and Almonds Canapes

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A delicate appetizer. It's easy to prepare.

Lillet Blanc Refresher

Lillet Blanc Refresher

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
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Lillet Blanc is an apĆ©ritif made from wine and citrus juices. As with all apĆ©ritifs, Lillet Blanc helps to stimulate the appetite. I paired my Lillet with some lemon seltzer for pre-dinner drink on a hot day. The result was a cooling drink that certainl…

Mint Julep

Mint Julep

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
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A classic Southern recipe.

Southside Cocktail

Southside Cocktail

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
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This is a very easy to make and refreshing cocktail. The recipe dates to at least 1930 when it appeared in the Savoy Cocktail book, Eric Felton (Wall St Journal) guesses it was invented at the Southside Sportsman's Club in Long Island. In any case, it is…

Pink Lychee Slush

Pink Lychee Slush

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Pair lychee liqueur with that maraschino cherry juice that's hanging out in your fridge.

Crab Salad

Crab Salad

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
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This high protein crab salad is quick, easy, clean and super yummy! The smoked paprika gives it a unique flavor twist. I needed a quick quick mini-meal after surfing and I stumbled upon a can of canned crabmeat in our pantry......a few minutes later, vo…

Malibu Caribou

Malibu Caribou

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
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As made this famous (sort of) by Tech N9ne, I present to you a great party drink adapted to a great drink to lose your inhibitions. Because we all know you are a lot more fun after a few drinks.

Ninja Turtle

Ninja Turtle

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Heroes in a half-shell Turtle power! Ok, I'm done reliving my childhood. This drink is called a ninja turtle due to the color of the drink. This can be made as…

Pesto with Almonds

Pesto with Almonds

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Pesto is a great spread that can replace butter or dip. Pesto is like Italian salsa. Enjoy and Always Cook with Lots of Love, Catherine

Veggie Quiche

Veggie Quiche

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Cook Time: 5 Minutes

What I love about making quiche is that it is so very easy to make them and can be served for brunch as well as for dinner. Also another nice thing is that it is a great way to get rid of things you have i your fridge. You can go vegetarian with it or add…

BLT Dip

BLT Dip

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
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This has been in my family for many years. Its a favorite and shows up at every event. Never any left over..

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