Homemade Crackers

If you've already picked out the perfect artisanal cheese selection and earmarked recipes for ambitious homemade dips, why not take it one step further and bake up some homemade crackers for your next get-together?

Flax Seed Crackers

With so many quality crackers in the stores today, it might seem time-consuming to bake your own, but these crisp, nutty crackers are easy to make, and they're delicious to boot. See the recipe for Flax Seed Crackers»Arthur Meehan

Cheese Crackers

In Charleston, South Carolina, tins of these savory little homemade crackers are a popular hostess gift, usually to be served with cocktails. We recommend using the best quality cheese available. See the recipe for Cheese Crackers»Ben Fink

Montasio Cheese Crisps

Lidia Bastianich grew up eating this irresistible fried-cheese snack in her hometown of Pula, Croatia (once part of Italy). See the recipe for Montasio Cheese Crisps »Christopher Hirsheimer

Cracker Puffs

Though not completely homemade, this recipe adds a homemade touch to store-bought soda crackers. See the recipe for Cracker Puffs»James Baigrie

Music Paper Bread with Rosemary

This traditional Sardinian crisp bread becomes a delicious accompaniment to cheese or dips when brushed with olive oil and baked with rosemary and sea salt. See the recipe for Music Paper Bread with Rosemary»Brooke Slezak

Cheese Straws

Cheese straws, which taste something like a grown up version of gold fish, are a mainstay at Southern get-togethers. See the recipe for Cheese Straws»Todd Coleman