Browse CHOW's best holiday dishes
Ten minutes to prep, 30 minutes to bake, and you’ve got a hot, cheesy appetizer that’s great for dinner parties.
Dungeness Crab Guacamole with Endive
Guacamole is even better with the addition of sweet Dungeness crab.
Ricotta Salata–Stuffed Figs with Port Reduction
An easy, elegant appetizer that can be made ahead and served at room temperature.
Honeyed Cashews with Kosher Salt
Cashews roasted in the oven with a coating of honey–brown sugar syrup, then tossed with flaky kosher salt for a tasty bar snack.
Devils on Horseback
A salty-sweet appetizer of prunes wrapped in bacon and baked until crispy.
Fig Jam and Goat Cheese Crostini
An easy, elegant hors d’oeuvre topped with crispy fried sage leaves.
Easy Crab Cakes
No breadcrumb filler here, just crabmeat bound with a light mayo and coated with panko breadcrumbs.
Artichoke and Crab Dip
A hot, rich dip flavored with curry powder and topped with almonds.