Browse CHOW's best holiday dishes
Roasted Shrimp with Romesco Sauce
Oven-roasted shrimp with a classic Spanish sauce of almonds and roasted red peppers for dipping.
Endive with Figs, Blue Cheese, and Pecans
The classic salad combo presented as an hors d’oeuvre.
Crab and Fontina Stuffed Mushrooms
A classic cocktail-party appetizer stuffed with a cheesy crab filling and broiled until bubbly and melty.
Dip these perfectly poached shrimp in a tangy homemade horseradish cocktail sauce.
Dunk veggies and chips into this dip made with fresh dill and dried dill weed, or use it to spruce up a chicken sandwich.
Crispy Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus
A quick blast under the broiler crisps the prosciutto and perfectly cooks the asparagus for a fast and elegant party appetizer.
Smoked and Steamed Salmon Rillettes
Pernod-steamed fresh salmon and smoked salmon are mixed with a lemony butter–crème fraîche dressing in this elegant French spread.
Mini Black Bean Cakes with Carnitas and Avocado
A composed appetizer with a black-bean-cake base, a smear of lime-y avocado mash, and a topping of pork carnitas and cilantro.