• Prep and bake these bites ahead of time for a quick-and-easy weekday breakfast. Simply pop in the microwave or toaster oven and go! YIELD 3 dozen ZEST FACTOR Medium PREP TIME 10 minutes COOK TIME 30–35 minutes 2 cups flour 1 tablespoon baking powder ½...

  • Originally from Indonesia, satay refers to any seasoned, skewered and grilled meat across Southeastern Asia. Our spicy pork skewers are served with a spicy version of peanut sauce, which is a popular pairing with grilled meats in Thai cuisine. YIELD 4–6 servings ZEST FACTOR Hot...

  • This recipe is designed to be a meal, but you can make it into a bite-sized hors d’oeuvre if you use smaller mushrooms and cut the cooking time in half. Either way, they’ll be a hit! YIELD 4 servings ZEST FACTOR Medium PREP TIME 10...

  • The way we’re piercing the shrimp and andouille together makes it look like they’re made for one another—they taste like it, too! YIELD 6–8 servings ZEST FACTOR Mild PREP TIME 20 minutes COOK TIME 10 minutes 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined 4 tablespoons...

  • Two become one with this easy twist on a classic app. Plus, by holding two halves together, there’s less cheesy spills, which means more for your tummy. YIELD 4–6 servings ZEST FACTOR Medium PREP TIME 30 minutes COOK TIME 20 minutes 8 ounces cream cheese,...

  • Oftentimes, smoked salmon dips are comprised of cream cheese, dill and red onions, but for this one, we’ve incorporated Asian flavors for a party app that’s reminiscent of a Philadelphia cream cheese sushi roll. YIELD 10–12 servings ZEST FACTOR Medium PREP TIME 10 minutes COOK...

  • Try this on a bagel if you’d like, or turn it into a sandwich; either way, this elevated form of avocado toast is going to be a new a.m. favorite.

  • The perfect dip, dressing or dousing will make your first course a memorable beginning.

  • Even if you partied hard last night, that doesn’t mean brunch is out of the question. This is a fun way to prepare a communal meal for a large group.

  • Move over, potato! You’re going to want a double helping of these colorful veggie fries, all dressed up with zingy spices and sauces. Fryer, up!