Served on its own as a vegan tapas dish, or on top of toasts with melted cheese, this spicy eggplant caponata is a winner. Make it several days in advance, and it tastes even better. Perfect for picnics, too.
Use out-of-season cherry tomatoes, available year-round at the supermarket, to make these intensely-flavored burst tomatoes. Perfect for sauces, dips, and bruschetta or pizza.
Take the best parts of a traditional English pub lunch, and pile them on toasted crusty bread for a satisfying lunch or party appetizer.
Traditional New England crab cakes, a summer favorite, taste great with some spicy aioli mayonnaise or tartar sauce, and the ones you make at home are every bit as good as what you find at local seafood shacks.
Quick and easy spicy chicken balls make a perfect party appetizer.
Orange marmalade and beer: odd bedfellows, but together they make a great marinade.
Take hummus apart, and put it together again, as a roasted chickpea salad with tahini dressing.