From spicy jalapeño poppers and cheesy quesadillas to tasty dips and spreads, showcase summer's best with these easy, flavor-packed appetizers guaranteed to make your party a hit. Summer is the perfect time for entertaining family and friends—and whether you're throwing a raucous pool party or a laid-back backyard grillout, you're sure to find a recipe perfect for any occasion in our collection of summer starters. We'll show you how to elevate seasonal jewels such as tomatoes, okra, squash, peaches, watermelon, and more through simple recipes that let you focus on the festivities. Amidst all of this outdoor revelry, make sure you're handling and storing food properly, so you can guarantee a safe and happy summer for all. 

Cooking Light
October 14, 2008