It's a great season for spending special times with friends and family. Best, we love the serendipitous gatherings that happen this time of year, nothing too fancy, just great food and conversation with others -- all in a leisurely mood. IN THIS ISSUE, we're here to help you with some exceptional ideas for entertaining with small bites - delicious tidbits that tantalize and satisfy. You'll find Caramelized Onion and Cheese Squares, Manchego Quesadillas with Roasted Red Peppers and Onions, a fabulous Herbed White Bean Spread, and three different Palmiers, appetizer-sized. 'Tis the season to share and treasure good times with others! Our best to you this festive season!