Help Disrupt Aging. Join White House Live Stream Today at 8:30 a.m. ET. Learn more




Enter an ingredient, course or keyword and get cooking!




AARP Games - Play Now!
AARP Auto Buying Program


Contests and

You Could Choose Your Dream Vacation!

Hawaii, the Grand Canyon or an Alaskan Cruise! No purchase necessary. Ends May 31. See official rules.

most popular


Healthy Hors d'oeuvres and Appetizers

9 new, different ideas for your party openers

Flatbread with tzaziki, hummus and black olive tapenade

Lighten up your party appetizers without losing flavor. — Photo by: Plush Studios/Getty Images

You don't need to wait for a holiday to invite family and friends for a festive gathering. Colder weather and longer nights provide the perfect setting for cozy dinner parties and elegant soirees at home. When you're entertaining, you know the standard drill: a cheese plate, chips and dip, maybe a selection of crudités. But finger foods and appetizers don't have to come from the same old script. Hors d'oeuvres are the first bites your guest will take — a chance for you to set the tone for a creative meal to come. … Back to Article

Topic Alerts

You can get weekly email alerts on the topics below. Just click “Follow.”

Manage Alerts


Please wait...

progress bar, please wait

Tell Us WhatYou Think

Please leave your comment below.


Discounts & Benefits

From companies that meet the high standards of service and quality set by AARP.

denny's restaurant member discount membership

Members save 15% all day, every day when dining at participating Denny’s restaurants.

Member Benefit Discount Dunkin Donuts Cream

Members get a FREE Donut with purchase of a L or XL beverage at Dunkin' Donuts.

Outback membership benefit aarp festive steak dinner

Members save 15% on lunch and dinner every day at Outback Steakhouse.

Member Benefits

Join or renew today! Members receive exclusive member benefits & affect social change.