For a classic appetizer that pleases kids and adults alike, try these pigs in a blanket made with puff pastry dough.
Wrap a hot dog with dough, and adhere seam with beaten egg. Refrigerate for 20 minutes. Brush with egg. Slice into bite-size pieces. Transfer to a baking sheet, and bake at 400 degrees until golden, about 15 minutes. Serve with mustard.
Robiola Bosina -- a soft blend of cow's- and sheep's-milk cheese -- is the perfect base for a topping of olive-raisin relish in this party pleaser.
Spice up grilled chicken with a colorful relish that is cool, crisp, juicy, and has a touch of heat. Finish the seasonal dish with fresh mint leaves for an herbal fragrance.
This light and colorful salad is made with three different varieties of lettuce, each with its own unique texture and flavor.
Serve this elegant bruschetta made with prosciutto, cantaloupe, and aged balsamic vinegar at your graduation cocktail party.
Red onions are sauteed in bacon fat and then simmered with grape tomatoes and white-wine vinegar to form the alluring vinaigrette for this warm spinach salad that your guests will love.
No outdoor gathering is complete without a potato salad. For this seasonal recipe, use Yukon Golds, which create a rich, full-bodied backdrop for ribbons of anise-scented fennel, sweet cipollini onions, and olives.
A beautifully poached piece of salmon, clean tasting and light, is a terrific outdoor party meal. The technique really has only one rule: Don't overcook. The salmon should be cooked ever so gently in barely simmering liquid until the center is just slightly translucent.
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