Christmas Appetizers

by Erica Dinho on December 22, 2009

14638_1264946139170_1095266917_30816232_4038181_nI thought it might be helpful if I posted a few of my favorite appetizer recipes that would be suitable for Christmas get-togethers. I hope you are all enjoying the Christmas season!

Happy Holidays to everyone.

The photo above is of a Christmas lights display in Medellin, Colombia.


Roasted Asparagus with Serrano Ham


Endive with Caramelized Apples and Herbed Cream Cheese


Stuffed Tomatoes with Tuna Salad




White Bean-Roasted Pepper Dip


Black Bean Dip


Fried Green Plantain with shrimp and Avocado


Plantain Chips


Eggplant and Plantain Dip with cumin Pita Chips

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{ 28 comments… read them below or add one }

1 nora@ffr December 22, 2009 at 1:06 PM

happy holidays to you tooo erica! merry Christmas!


2 Gera @ SweetsFoods December 22, 2009 at 1:37 PM

Happy Holidays Erica!!

Lovely recipes I’d like to try several of them ..all are gorgeous :)
I suppose that they’d have the correspondent links, but the links are missing, at least in firefox or chrome :D




3 Angie@Angie's Recipes December 22, 2009 at 1:49 PM

wow so many different kinds of delicious dips! I like the white beans and pepper dip the most!


4 Erica December 22, 2009 at 1:56 PM

Gera- Thank you so much! I Fixed the links :)


5 Chris December 22, 2009 at 2:07 PM

What a superb lineup! Happy Holidays to you and your family!


6 Sook December 22, 2009 at 2:37 PM

What a great selection!


7 Ben December 22, 2009 at 3:11 PM

Those apps are perfect for any kind of party. I’d love to be a guest in your house if you served any of them, hehe.

Qué tengas una muy Feliz Navidad y un muy próspero Año Nuevo :)


8 karen December 22, 2009 at 3:21 PM

They all look so good! ‘Tis the season to be eating! :)


9 Erica December 22, 2009 at 3:41 PM

Thank you everyone!


10 Chef E December 22, 2009 at 4:14 PM

I might no leave the food table :) , or talk at all with my mouth full!

Happy Holidays to you and yours!



11 Simply Life December 22, 2009 at 4:30 PM

oh yum! I would love to have all these on my holiday plate! :)


12 Jenn AKA The Leftover Queen December 22, 2009 at 5:40 PM

Yummy! I love those apples in endive! Sounds delicious!


13 Joan Nova December 22, 2009 at 7:13 PM

Delicious appetizers and great photos but the one that stole my heart was Boronia. Never heard of combining egpplant and plantanos but I’m really intrigued.


14 Kim December 22, 2009 at 9:49 PM

I love all the appetizers, but want the eggplant and plaintain dip. It looks so creamy and delicious! Hope you are enjoying your Christmas as well :D


15 Joy December 22, 2009 at 10:35 PM

Well I was going to choose a favourite ~ but I can’t! They are all so yummy!
Merry Christmas!


16 Diana@Spain in Iowa December 22, 2009 at 10:47 PM

Erica, Have a wonderful Christmas! Thanks for these appetizer ideas :)


17 rebecca subbiah December 22, 2009 at 11:16 PM

wow yummy, oh I made your meatloaf today will add to my blog slightly modified as didn’t have all the ingredients love the egg in the middle how cool.

will link to you I tweeted about it today as well

love Rebecca


18 Erica December 23, 2009 at 9:06 AM

Rebecca- Thank you so much for your support!


19 Empar December 23, 2009 at 2:57 AM

Mmm!! Todos son una delicia. No sabria cual escoger, así que me quedo con todos.

Un beso y FELIZ NAVIDAD!!!


20 Oysterculture December 23, 2009 at 4:15 PM

I love them all, and one day I will make them all too. I’m so inspired cannot wait to have my kitchen again!


21 Soma December 23, 2009 at 6:15 PM

Dear Erica -Happy Holidays & Happy New year to you and your loved ones.

will come back from our vacation and catch up on your posts:-)


22 Lorraine @ Not Quite Nigella December 23, 2009 at 7:43 PM

Gorgeous recipes! You must be the hostess with the mostest! I hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year! :)


23 Christine @ Fresh Local and Best December 23, 2009 at 10:21 PM

Happy holidays!


24 KennyT December 23, 2009 at 10:44 PM

Hi Erica, Merry Christmas!


25 Erica December 23, 2009 at 11:02 PM

Thank you everyone for visiting :)


26 Joanne December 24, 2009 at 7:39 AM

Merry Christmas Erica! I love these appetizer ideas. Appetizers can really add to a party. That plantain and eggplant dip has especially caught my eye. I will definitely be making it!


27 Anna December 26, 2009 at 10:34 AM

Wow… Everything looks delicious, loved the white beans and peppers dip. Happy holidays Erica.


28 Katy November 10, 2011 at 8:45 PM

Y los buñuelos?


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