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    Rachael spreads zesty creme fraiche on top of crunchy pumpernickel toasts before laying on a hearty chunk of smoked trout.

    A Sweet-and-Spicy Chicken and Steak Taco Bar is a great summer party spread that takes surprisingly little time to put together. Chicken thighs and skirt steak get flavor from a chipotle marinade and cook in under 10 minutes.

    Add a fun activity to your at home happy hour with Table Topics Cocktail Edition!

    Dry mustard adds heat to Alton's Cold-Fashioned Potato Salad. It takes an hour or so to develop its flavor when you add it to the dressing.

    This Light Nicoise Salad is packed with briny olives, hearty tuna, tender potatoes and crunchy green beans, but it's lighter than the classic version, thanks to a slimmed-down homemade salad dressing.

    If you like bagels and lox, you'll love these Smokey Salmon Lettuce Wraps, made with lettuce instead of bagels.

    A shot of truffle oil ensures that these Truffled Deviled Eggs are sophisticated.

    These crispy, cayenne-spiked Hot and Spicy Hush Puppies pack a flavorful punch that pairs perfectly with barbecue dishes.

    Premade pizza dough makes Jeff's calzonelike pocket sandwiches a snap.

    You don't need tons of ingredients or prep time to pull off the ultimate crunchy add-ons to any barbecue experience. Claire uses sugar in her Hush Puppies batter, making their slight sweetness a nice break from spicy sauces.

    This Kale and Artichoke Dip has all the warm creamy goodness of party-favorite spinach artichoke dip, but with far fewer calories and fat.

    Cottage Cheese adds creaminess--and an extra boost of protein--to this White Bean Dip.

    Ellie's Cracked Pepper Potato Chips have a satisfying crunch and less fat than store-bought, and once you try this easy, homemade onion dip, you'll never buy it at the store again.

    Get the party started with Ellie's version of the restaurant-favorite Warm Spinach and Artichoke Dip, made healthy with low-fat cheese and light sour cream.

    Ellie's five-layer Mexican Dip is loaded with beans, corn, avocado, cilantro and cheese; serve it with baked tortilla chips, pita chips or crudite.

    This nostalgic meal combines two party favorites: chicken fingers and veggies and dip. The chicken is coated in egg whites and crispy panko breadcrumbs for a satisfying crunch, and the blue cheese dip is made with yogurt instead of traditional mayo.

    Cut biscuit-sized rounds out of homemade or store-bought pizza dough, then top them with tapenade, artichoke hearts and a little Parmesan cheese.

    Pimientos, celery and green olives plus a hint of smoked paprika give this Potato Salad a Spanish flair.

    Ditch mayonnaise-laden ranch dressing and serve crudites with Ellie's Green Goddess Dip instead. Start with a low-fat buttermilk base, then blend in creamy avocado and fresh scallions, tarragon and parsley.

    This slimmed-down version of sausage rolls uses light puff pastry instead of greasy biscuits as the wrapper. You get all the savory flavor you love, for 220 calories per serving.

    Reduced fat cream cheese and sour cream give this Hot Crab Dip its signature creamy texture with less fat. Crab boil spice, lemon and fresh herbs add more low-cal flavor.

    Make a Monterey jack and mozzarella dipping sauce complete with cooked chorizo and chopped jalapenos.

    Wraps make a great summer appetizer since they're really light and fun to eat. Try these Bibb Lettuce and Shrimp Wraps tossed in a lemony vinaigrette and a sprinkling of crushed peanuts.

    Chicken, bacon and sweet bell peppers come together with mozzarella and cheddar for a cheesy, savory topping on these Mini Chicken Pizzas.

    For an elegant yet comforting meal, serve Ina Garten's melt-in-your-mouth Filet of Beef Bourguignon cooked with mushrooms, carrots and pearl onions for a built-in side dish.