Cheddar Bacon and Dried Apple Spread

Interesting spreads are always a welcome–and carefree– party appetizer. Prepare a day or two in advance and offer at cool room temperature with crackers, veggies and cocktail rye. …

Bacon and Mushroom Bite-Size Quiche

Tender, cheesy and savory custards in flaky pastry shells make elegant finger food—and can be made ahead and reheated. Delicious for brunch or evening appetizers. …

Double Pork Party Sliders

For social gatherings, opt for the smaller cocktail-size buns available in the bakery section of grocery stores. Offer coarse-grain mustard and halved dill pickle slices for the sandwiches.
In England, bacon sandwiches—called butties— are so beloved that Prince Harry planned

Pork Ribs with Ginger Ale and Celery Coleslaw

These ribs would be great with baked beans or corn bread along side. And feel free to experiment with the liquids and seasonings in the braising mixture. You can also change up the coleslaw, adding shredded carrot, sliced scallions, …

Ham with Rosemary, Oranges, and Olives

Enjoy this recipe with a simple green vegetable—snap
peas or asparagus, for example—and soft rolls. If you’d prefer not to make the pan
sauce, reduce the orange juice and wine to 3/4 cup each, and add all of both to…

Ham & Spinach Galette

This rustic style tart would make a great dish for brunch, lunch, or a light dinner. To vary it, try using cooked sausage instead of the ham, try different kinds of cheese, or add other vegetables, like bell peppers or …

Pantry Basil-Garlic Rub

Rub makes enough for 4 chops. Grill over medium-hot fire until the internal temperature reaches 145 degrees Fahrenheit, followed by a 3-minute rest time.