Happy Hour Apps

Quick & Easy,Recipes,Special Occasions
February 1, 2008

These snacks are perfect for munching with beer, wine and cocktails.

Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn

So, friends are stopping by. You could spend hours in the kitchen whipping up patés and hors d’oeuvres. Or you could open a can of nuts, a bag of chips and some store-brought salsa. Somewhere in between, there’s an array of easy to prepare and tasty food that will keep you sane and make your guests feel special. These recipes are just that—doable in 15 minutes flat and perfect for munching with beer, wine or your favorite cocktail. Now that’s a happy hour.

By Gretchen Roberts, a food writer in Knoxville, Tenn.


parmesan twists

Rosemary Parmesan Twists

Frozen puff pastry sheets are the start of so many wonderful appetizers -- like this herb- and cheese-flavored tidbit.


Curried Popcorn

Give your popcorn international intrigue with a quick curry topping.


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