Our wedding is taking place at 2:00 PM, with our reception geared to start at either 3:30 or 4:00 PM. (We still have yet to decide.) We're planning on doing an appetizer reception. I know the usuals - finger/tea sandwiches, veggie trays, meat trays, fruit trays, pinwheels, meatballs, miniature sausages, etc., but what are some other creative food options? We're on a budget but we still want to give our guests a decent, light meal. I'm doing the food DIY with the help of my family and a few friends, so that's why I've decided to go with this option, since if we do mostly appetizers, then it's mostly assembly more than it is cooking.
Does anyone have any tried-and-true appetizer ideas/recipes that are pretty easy to put together? I'd prefer cold appetizers since it's easier to keep things cold (in my experience) than to keep them hot, but I'm open to any and all suggestions.
(I'm also open to crockpot appetizers, since between me and my family, we probably have about a dozen crockpots, haha.)