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Vietnamese Fresh Spring Rolls

Vietnamese Fresh Spring Rolls

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"With fresh vegetables wrapped in rice paper, these Vietnamese spring rolls are a refreshing appetizer for an Asian-inspired meal." — by Paula 
Pita Chips

Pita Chips

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"These fresh-from-the-oven triangles--pre-brushed with olive oil and herbs--have a warm and crunchy warm snap that you just can't get from a store bought bag." — by Dawn 
Baba Ghanoush

Baba Ghanoush

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"This classic smoky, garlicky Middle Eastern roasted eggplant spread is easy to make at home." — by Winky 
Filipino Lumpia

Filipino Lumpia

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"This is a traditional Filipino dish. It is the Filipino version of the egg rolls. It can be served as a side dish or as an appetizer." — by LILQTPINAY23 
Baked Pork Spring Rolls

Baked Pork Spring Rolls

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"An exciting blend of pork, vegetables and spices is sealed inside wrappers, then baked until crisp. Delicious and crunchy without deep frying!" — by Rayna 
Spanakopita II

Spanakopita II

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"The recipe for these spinach and feta appetizer triangles came from a Greek family friend. They may be frozen prior to baking." — by MARY KESSLER 
Bacon Wrapped Dates Stuffed with Blue Cheese

Bacon Wrapped Dates Stuffed with Blue Cheese

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"Dates are stuffed with blue cheese, wrapped in bacon and baked until crisp. These are delicious and very easy to make for a party. You can serve them at room temperature, so it is okay to make a few hours in advance!" — by WINEANDCHEESE 
Pot Stickers Traditional

Pot Stickers Traditional

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"This traditional recipe is from the area of Northern China. Wonton wrappers are stuffed with finely chopped vegetables and pork, then fried and served with a spicy dipping sauce." — by SAILIN 
Pork Dumplings

Pork Dumplings

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"Delectable dim sum is at your fingertips with this amazingly easy recipe. A tasty mixture of ground pork, fresh ginger, garlic, green onion, soy sauce, sesame oil, egg and Chinese cabbage is rolled into wonton skins. Steam and serve to party guests." — by Lorna 
Fig and Olive Tapenade

Fig and Olive Tapenade

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"This is an easy gourmet appetizer. I've brought this to several parties and it is always a hit! I often add some chopped green olives to the olive mixture and a little more balsamic. Goat cheese may also be used in place of the cream cheese. Serve with slices of French bread or crackers." — by Anne 
Asparagus Wrapped in Crisp Prosciutto

Asparagus Wrapped in Crisp Prosciutto

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"Extremely easy and elegant appetizer. Asparagus spears are wrapped in a sheath of prosciutto, then baked until crispy. A great dish to make ahead, and bake just before serving." — by THAIDER 
Beef Samosas

Beef Samosas

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"Beef and potatoes are the main ingredients folded inside these wonderful deep fried samosas. Chicken livers may be substituted for beef, if you choose. My friend from Bangladesh gave me this savory, spicy recipe. You just can't buy better in the shops." — by sassyangelkiwi Donna-Maree Aus 
Crab and Lobster Stuffed Mushrooms

Crab and Lobster Stuffed Mushrooms

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"These delicious appetizer mushrooms are stuffed with chopped crabmeat, lobster, garlic, and seasoned croutons, then topped with mozzarella and baked." — by MINNESOTAMOM 
Blue Cheese and Pear Tartlets

Blue Cheese and Pear Tartlets

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"Tasty, hot appetizers that take little time to prepare but will impress your guests!" — by BOLLIVEB 
Grilled Eggplant, Tomato and Goat Cheese

Grilled Eggplant, Tomato and Goat Cheese

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"Delicious, no fuss appetizer! Elegant but sooo easy. A perfect addition to a BBQ or a fabulous Italian feast." — by Bubba's Mom 
Smoked Salmon Mousse

Smoked Salmon Mousse

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"This smoked salmon dip, made with cream cheese, lemon juice, and dill, is easy to make in your food processor." — by Rob 
Ahi Poke Basic

Ahi Poke Basic

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"This is a standard raw tuna (poke) salad served in most Hawaiian homes. Although unconventional, it is sure to please the more adventurous seafood lovers. Be sure to use fresh tuna for the very best flavor, although fresh frozen tuna will produce acceptable results." — by Josh Chan 
Asparagus Rolantina

Asparagus Rolantina

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""Tender asparagus spears are rolled in prosciutto and cheese, and topped with a crunchy breadcrumb and grated cheese crust. I recommend using pencil-thin asparagus."" — by JLSOUKA 
My Own Famous Stuffed Grape Leaves

My Own Famous Stuffed Grape Leaves

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"These are grape leaves, stuffed with a tantalizing mixture of rice, fresh dill, mint and lemon. 'Yum' is the only one word to describe these. These can either be a main dish or an appetizer, depending on your appetite. Serve with good crusty bread and a Greek salad, if desired." — by Patti Moschonas 
Easy Butternut Squash Ravioli

Easy Butternut Squash Ravioli

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"These easy butternut squash ravioli are a terrific way to use up leftover roasted butternut squash. They can stand in equally well as either the ideal appetizer or as an elegant main dish for dinner. The secret? Wonton wrappers instead of pasta make these ravioli incredibly easy." — by Chef John 
 
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