What Are Some Good Holiday Appetizers?


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Two good holiday appetizers are miniature shrimp calzones and pan-fried onion dip. Five-star recipes for both appetizers are available through Food Network's website, as of August 2015.

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What Are Some Good Holiday Appetizers?
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To make miniature shrimp calzones, cooks must saute the shrimp with tomatoes, garlic, wine and spices; fold the mixture with mozzarella cheese into store-bought pizza dough; and bake briefly. This recipe takes about 30 minutes and yields 6 servings.

To make pan-fried onion dip, cooks must caramelize onions with spices and butter, then mix in cream cheese, sour cream and mayonnaise. This recipe takes about 70 minutes and yields 2 cups. Food Network recommends serving this dip at room temperature with vegetable sticks, chips or crackers.

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