Need appetizer ideas...PLEASE!

Discussion in 'Cooking' started by clh2, Mar 9, 2006.

  1. clh2

    clh2 <font color=green>I am the Pixie Stick NARC at my

    Jul 15, 2003
    We'll be going to a function on Saturday, and we need to bring either a pizza, a pot of soup or an appetizer.

    In the past, people have brought homemade pizza's - that just isn't going to happen. I don't like to experiment with food that is being served at this type of function.

    I am not a big "chef" type of person, so I don't think I could make a soup.

    So, I am looking for appetizer ideas. I will have the option to heat it up in an oven if needed. I just have no ideas.

    So - my friends on the dis, do you have any appetizer ideas?

  2. bclydia

    bclydia <font color=00b7c6>Prone to Random Strong Opinions

    Apr 25, 2003
    What about a simple dip with crackers? We love a layered shrimp dip and it always goes over well!
    Mix an 8oz brick of cream cheese (softened) with 1/2 a cup of sour cream and spread on a serving dish. Top with seafood cocktail sauce and fresh shrimp. You can also add shredded cheese (something mild like mozzarella or mild cheddar) and chopped green onions if you like but it's really good just on it's own.
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  4. WDWAurora

    WDWAurora <font color=teal>I may not be Peter's Tink, but I'

    May 21, 2003
    Sausage balls? There's a good recipe in the appetizers thread at the top of the page, just cut the bisquick by 1 cup. Otherwise very good!
  5. clh2

    clh2 <font color=green>I am the Pixie Stick NARC at my

    Jul 15, 2003
    OP here - DUH - I'm on this board all the time, and have skipped over the appetizer sticky (probably on purpose!)

    Although - I might be leaning towards the shrimp thingies suggested by bclydia.

  6. mommytotwo

    mommytotwo DIS Veteran

    Feb 2, 2004
    How about a bread bowl that is hollowed out then put either homemade or store bought spinach dip. Surround it with crackers and veggies.

    Or make a 7 layer dip. And just bring a bag of chips for it.
  7. josanna

    josanna Earning My Ears<br><font color=9966ff>Josh Hartnet

    Feb 13, 2006
    Here's a favorite dip of mine that I serve a lot with crackers. Tastes like Cucumbers, Onion, and vinegar that we eat in the summer. This is a double batch, but just halve it for a smaller batch.
    2 (8oz.) pkgs. cream cheese, softened
    1 cucumber, peeled & diced
    1 small onion, diced
    2 tbsp. mayonaisse
    1 tsp. garlic salt

    In a bowl, thoroughly blend all ingredients. Cover and chill in the refrigerator until serving.

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