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Easy Holiday Appetizers

‘Tis the season to be hungry. Pull out your favorite party dress – or ugliest holiday sweater – because your get-togethers are going to be a hit with the help of our crowd-pleasing appetizers. Our culinary elves have put their heads together to share some of their favorite recipes, charcuterie board staples and grab & go items from the market. Let’s Party!

Easy Recipe Ideas

Don’t stress! Each of these recipes are easy to make and will earn you more than a few kudos.

Oysters Rockefeller - Ummm … spinach, bacon and butter? Yes, please. Serve as an appetizer or first course.

Blue Cheese & Walnut Spread - The flavor combos are the star here – sweet, savory & salty richness in each bite. Highlight the tart & spicy notes with apples and pears.

JalapeƱo Bacon Bites - Spice up parties, gameday, or happy hour with these spicy, creamy, smoky little gems.

Cranberry BBQ Meatballs - Spread some colorful holiday cheer that’s sure to please. The best part? Only three ingredients and oh so easy!

Clam Dip with Bacon - Elevate your old clam dip recipes to an irresistible level with smoky bacon and crispy crostini, crackers or even potato chips. And bacon. Did we mention the bacon?

Holiday Charcuterie Boards

Build a delicious board in a snap with our favorite cured meats, cheeses and other snackables.

Cheeses:

  • Nettle Meadow Sugar Loaf - A triple crème with buttery flavor that starts young and becomes earthier as it ripens.

  • Singletons & Co. Blue Stilton - Aged for at least eight weeks, this cheese has a powerful flavor and distinctive aftertaste.

  • Schaller Weber Duck Liver Foie Gras with Truffle. Rich, buttery and delicate, with bold black truffles. This. Tastes. Amazing.

Meats:

  • Saucisson Sec Salami from Salt Blade - French-country style with a hint of applewood-smoked salt and a touch of garlic and black pepper.

Other treats:

  • Fabbri Amarena Cherries in Syrup - Luscious and intensely flavorful dark red cherries in a rich syrup.

  • Albina City Candied Pecans - Sweet, crunchy and delicious. You will try to eat just one. You will fail. šŸ˜Š

  • Divina Mini Toasts – An elegant, crispy way to round out your cheeseboard. Imported from France.

We do all the prep. You get all the credit.

Whether you’re too short on time to cook or simply don’t want to show up empty-handed, we’re busting with appetizers that are delicious and most importantly … ready to go.

  • Our Own Prawn Trays – Tender Argentine pink prawn that are definitely not your grandpa’s ol’ shrimp ring.

  • Our Own Cheese Balls – Premium cheese with our unique toppings and spices.

  • Our Own Smoked Salmon Spread – Made in-house with high-quality salmon.

  • Sesame Classic Tahini Dip – Different than hummus, better than Ranch, simply delicious.

  • Meredith Dairy Marinated Sheep & Goat Cheese – An Australian delight that has to be eaten to be believed.

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