Jump start your party by serving flaky turnovers filled with a spicy sausage mixture.
For a less spicy version, substitute ground beef or ground turkey for the sausage.
Empanadillas are great appetizers because they can be prepared and kept frozen until baking time. Freeze on a cookie sheet, then store in a plastic bag.
Spicy Mole Pork Burritos
Smoky Ranchero Corn
Carnitas Caliente with Stone-Fruit Salsa
Marinated Antipasto Platter