Friends coming to dinner tonight? Throwing a last-minute cocktail party? Grab a few grocery store items and dress them way up with these brilliant insider tricks.Sun-dried tomatoes add flavor without fat or cholesterol to this mouthwatering meal starter. The basil also increases your intake of Vitamin K and iron.

Lori Powell


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Fab it up: Wrap mozzarella with strips of prosciutto; spear with toothpick along with 1/2 of a sun-dried tomato plus 1 basil leaf. Serve with pesto for dipping.

  • Fab it up: Arrange the salami on a platter and slice and skewer vegetables. Grind some black pepper over aioli; serve with shrimp.