Pistachio and Date Ricotta Crostini
My husband and I regularly have date night at home where we make a four-course meal. For appetizers, I like to keep things simple but dressed up. I’ve found that making a special appetizer helps transform the atmosphere into a fancy meal. We’ve grown to really cherish these long and luxurious evenings together in our living room. Fresh figs can be used in lieu of dates if that's what you have on hand! —Kristin Bowers, Gilbert, Arizona
My friends and I used to make the traditional bacon-wrapped jalapenos at cookouts. I decided to sweeten them up a...