Fridge-friendly Finger Foods

December 10, 2020

hummus fridge friendly finger foodsWhile it’s nice to have something delicious warming in the oven, making your house smell wonderful, there are plenty of party-worthy nibbles that are happy to hang out in your fridge until you're ready for them—no reheating necessary. 

Hummus and other dips: the flavours of most dips and sauces actually improve with a day or two to chill; make them ahead of time and chill, then serve as is or slide into the oven to bake until bubbly.

Marinated Olives: pick up an assortment of your favourites and add strips of lemon or orange zest, garlic cloves, sprigs of fresh rosemary or thyme, and a pinch of chile flakes.  

Pesto Bocconcini: drain a container of one-bite bocconcini; toss with jarred pesto and a drizzle of olive oil. Serve with toothpicks.

Cheese Truffles: roll soft goat cheese or Boursin into marble-sized balls; roll in finely chopped toasted or spiced nuts to coat. 

Parmesan or Pecorino: crumble a wedge of hard, salty cheese into a pile of rubbly chunks; drizzle with liquid honey and add a generous grind of black pepper overtop.

- Julie

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