Here are some quick, easy, and pretty appetizers just in time for New Year’s Eve. (reposted from January 2009).
Above: Celery filled with a mixture of cream cheese, minced garlic, chopped black olives, pine nuts, and black pepper (you can also add other ingredients such as chopped red and green bell peppers, onion, etc.); prosciutto-wrapped string cheese halves.
Above: Antipasto platter with rolled up salami, olives, artichoke hearts, and grape tomatoes.