Artichoke hearts, thyme and goat cheese? You bet. Melon, mint and prosciutto or shrimp teamed with basil and tomatoes? Absolutely.

There’s a reason creatively curated bites on skewers make for must-try appetizers. They’re simple to make, easy to eat and a breeze to serve. Savor the mix of flavors, colors and textures of our tasty combinations or concoct some of your own. Simply thread the bites on slender bamboo skewers, artfully arrange the sticks on a tray or easy-to-pass platter, and let the party begin.

From left to right: Strawberry, chocolate truffle, mint leaf; Red bell pepper, feta cheese, pickled onion, blue cheese; Creminelli salame slice, red bell pepper, green olive; Strawberry, mint leaf, melon, tangerine section; Cucumber slice, grape tomato, basil leaf, black olive; Green olive, portobello mushroom, marinated artichoke heart; Boiled shrimp, grape tomato, basil leaf; Grape, blue cheese.

From left to right: Grape, blue cheese, dried fig; Watermelon chunk, boiled shrimp; Basil leaf, black olive, Creminelli salame; Grape tomato, basil leaf, bocconcini; Apple chunks, ham cube; Prosciutto, canteloupe; Bocconcini, black olive, basil leaf, bacon; Clementine sections, chocolate truffle.

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