I love foods that surprise the senses with a tempting mix of textures and colors—like this one. Use this as a topping for grilling meat or serve it as a relish on the side.—Gary Maly, West Chester, Ohio
"When I had three active teenagers at home, I heard, 'Mom, what's for a snack?' 365 days a year," recalls field editor Karen Ann Bland from Gove, Kansas. "We all love spicy finger foods, and this recipe fills the bill."
Whenever I bring this zippy cheese ball to church functions, showers and parties, folks always ask for the recipe. A deliciously different appetizer, it makes even a plain plate of crackers seem festive.
My husband's mom, Connie Swanson, prepared a big batch of this pretty and zippy salsa to serve at our wedding reception. It's very special and fresh-tasting. There's no need to peel the tomatoes since they're so finely chopped.
With a delicate crust and lots of lovely tomatoes on top, this dish is a special one to serve to guests. I make it often when fresh garden tomatoes are in season. It freezes well unbaked, so I can keep one on hand to pop in the oven for a quick dinner.—Neta Cohen, Bedford, Virginia