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Easy Appetizer: Antipasto Squares


Add a simple Italian appetizer to your menu with these Antipasto Squares. This tasty recipe relies on a mix of cured meats, cheeses, and crescent rolls to give classic Antipasto dishes a unique twist. Plus, these easy-to-prepare Antipasto Squares have minimal prep and cleanup time and will keep your guests coming back all winter.


  • 2 (10 oz) cans refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
  • ¼ lb boiled ham, thinly sliced
  • ¼ lb provolone cheese, thinly sliced
  • ¼ lb Swiss cheese, thinly sliced
  • ¼ lb Genoa salami, thinly sliced
  • ¼ lb pepperoni sausage, thinly sliced
  • 1 (12 oz) jar roasted red peppers, drained and cut into thin strips
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • ½ tsp ground pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Unroll one package of crescent roll dough, and cover the bottom of a 9×13 inch pan. Layer the ham, provolone cheese, Swiss cheese, salami, pepperoni, and red peppers, on top of the dough.
  3. In a bowl, beat the eggs lightly, and stir in the parmesan cheese and black pepper. Pour 3/4 of egg mixture over the peppers.
  4. Unroll the second package of dough, and place over the peppers. Brush with the remaining egg mixture. Cover with aluminum foil.
  5. Bake for 25 minutes. Remove foil, and bake another 10 to 20 minutes, or until dough is fluffy and golden brown. Cut into squares. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Benefits of Patio Heaters


Don’t let your patio space go unused this winter. Throughout the colder months, your establishment’s profits can take a hit if you don’t properly prepare your dining spaces for winter. However, by adding powerful and portable patio heaters to your outdoor spaces, you can take advantage of the heaters’ benefits and earn more profits all year long.

  • Extend Serving Space – Make outdoor temperatures comfortable for customers year round and keep outdoor spaces usable throughout the winter months.
  • Serve More Customers – Patio heaters open up more tables for customers to dine and allow you to serve more guests per hour, increasing your profits.
  • Novelty of Outdoors – Decorate your outdoor spaces with lights and seasonal decorations to enhance the novelty of eating outdoors while keeping your customers comfortable this season.
  • Portable & Practical – If taking your catering and other food services on-the-go, portable heaters appeal to customers hosting outdoor events and help you earn more business for the winter months.