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hot thanksgiving appetizers, STAT!

Help me, DL! I need a good appetizer NOW!

by Anonymousreply 68November 20, 2023 4:15 PM

Why now?

by Anonymousreply 1November 16, 2023 3:02 PM

I simply must prepare now

by Anonymousreply 2November 16, 2023 3:07 PM

Shoot for the charcoot! Everyone abides it!

by Anonymousreply 3November 16, 2023 3:09 PM

Make some goddamn sausage balls!

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by Anonymousreply 4November 16, 2023 3:17 PM

Shaushage ballsh.

by Anonymousreply 5November 16, 2023 3:19 PM

I need a good appetizer to take also. He should be within 10 years of my age and be able to not talk about inappropriate things in front of my parents.

by Anonymousreply 6November 16, 2023 3:23 PM

r4, middle class but they seem like they'd disappear pretty quickly with some alcohol being drunk

by Anonymousreply 7November 16, 2023 3:29 PM

I'm putting out my homemade giardiniera.

by Anonymousreply 8November 16, 2023 3:50 PM

Spinach balls! Most people like them and a non meat option.

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by Anonymousreply 9November 16, 2023 3:54 PM

Brie/pecan/cranberry puff pastry bites are always a hit.

by Anonymousreply 10November 16, 2023 3:55 PM

Mini crabcakes.

by Anonymousreply 11November 16, 2023 3:57 PM

both r9 and r10 sound feasible

by Anonymousreply 12November 16, 2023 3:57 PM

Ina says if you're facing a big meal it's best that the appetizers are light. Fruits, nuts, something like fresh figs, grapes, and perhaps some cheeses.

I also want to take a moment to suggest the recipe I saw and now I cannot find: You take pears, cut in half, core, and stuff their hole with blue cheese and crushed walnuts. roast them in the oven for a short time, the cheese will melt and be gooey, and then serve them. You'll need a small plate because this is not finger food. (Does this post seem sexual to anyone else?)

by Anonymousreply 13November 16, 2023 4:16 PM

Hire an oyster shucker.

by Anonymousreply 14November 16, 2023 4:22 PM

My sister made this brie cheese wrapped in puff pastry (store-bought), then baked. You can put some fruit or jellies and jams on the side.

[quote] Ina says if you're facing a big meal it's best that the appetizers are light. Fruits, nuts, something like fresh figs, grapes, and perhaps some cheeses.

Ina's probably eating heavy appetizers like the one I just described.

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by Anonymousreply 15November 16, 2023 4:24 PM

R15 I love the brie suggestion! Bake brie is a favorite and it is sooo easy. You take a round of brie (Costco has them much cheaper than the grocery store) and wrap it in a sheet of store bought puff pastry, including topping of your choice. I always brown some pecans in butter and sugar, and pour them over the brie add dried cranberries. There are so many variations you can do.

by Anonymousreply 16November 16, 2023 4:28 PM

Hallypeener poppers

by Anonymousreply 17November 16, 2023 4:30 PM

[quote]I also want to take a moment to suggest the recipe I saw and now I cannot find: You take pears, cut in half, core, and stuff their hole with blue cheese and crushed walnuts. roast them in the oven for a short time, the cheese will melt and be gooey, and then serve them. You'll need a small plate because this is not finger food. (Does this post seem sexual to anyone else?)

Leave my hole alone, perv!

by Anonymousreply 18November 16, 2023 5:25 PM

HOle in ONE

by Anonymousreply 19November 16, 2023 6:58 PM

A hot appetizer isn’t really feasible on Thanksgiving when the oven is occupied by the stars of the day. And don’t dare show up at someone’s house with an appetizer that needs to be warmed up.

by Anonymousreply 20November 16, 2023 6:59 PM

R20 excellent point!

by Anonymousreply 21November 16, 2023 7:18 PM

r20, there are two ovens

by Anonymousreply 22November 16, 2023 7:37 PM

r22, you leave my pussy out of this!

by Anonymousreply 23November 16, 2023 7:48 PM

Here's the recipe for my crock pot hot artichoke dip:

4 cans artichoke hearts in water, drained and cut up into pieces (I use Trader Joes) 2 4 oz cans hot Ortega diced green chiles 1.5 (12 oz) bags shredded parmesan cheese or quattro formaggio " 1.5 cups "Good" mayo (you know which one you like here- do not cheap out) 1 tsp nutmeg 1.5-2 T crushed red pepper 1 T ground black pepper Lawry's or other seasoned salt to taste *Festive: add 1 tsp smoked paprika to jazz it up if you like smoked paprika.

Combine all ingredients in a standard crockpot. Cook on high 2-2.5 hrs until done and bubbling. Turn down to low to serve. Serve with cut french or sourdough bread, crackers or tortilla chips.

I've been making it for years and everyone loves it.

by Anonymousreply 24November 16, 2023 7:49 PM

I love Trader Joe’s Pastry Bites feta cheese and caramelized onion. They are sweet-savory. The feta tastes more like ricotta cheese because of the sweetness of the caramelized onion. I’m usually a baby taster (it’s genetic in my family) but I love these.

I will never forgive TJ’s for dropping the miniature chicken pot pies. I don’t even like pot pies but the tint TJs pot pies were da bomb.

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by Anonymousreply 25November 16, 2023 8:32 PM

These are the chicken pot pie bites, on the off chance your local Trader Joe’s still carries them

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by Anonymousreply 26November 16, 2023 8:34 PM

I didn’t even get to see the frozen aisle. It was so crowded because it’s the only store in a two hour radius. I said fuck it and left. The pastry notes r25 mentions are really good.

by Anonymousreply 27November 16, 2023 8:35 PM

Pastry bites**

by Anonymousreply 28November 16, 2023 8:36 PM

Fat Whore Approved: Water chestnuts wrapped in bacon. Like rumaki, but without liver.

Trailer Trash Fat Whore Approved (but soooo good): Frozen cocktail-sized meatballs cooked in a mixture of grape jelly and barbecue sauce. Easily done in a slow cooker.

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by Anonymousreply 29November 16, 2023 8:38 PM

R20 you can buy casserole carriers with hot bags.

And they have casserole carriers you can plug into your car to keep food warm/hot.

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by Anonymousreply 30November 16, 2023 8:55 PM

TJ’s bacon wrapped scallops but they’re probably hella expensive now.

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by Anonymousreply 31November 16, 2023 8:58 PM

That Knorr soup mix spinach dip with bread sticks and fresh veg.

by Anonymousreply 32November 16, 2023 9:00 PM

Oops. Bacon wrapped scallops

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by Anonymousreply 33November 16, 2023 9:05 PM

Wow this fucking chicken pot pie links just won’t die

This is a casserole carrier with hot bag

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by Anonymousreply 34November 16, 2023 9:10 PM

Dirt balls!

by Anonymousreply 35November 16, 2023 9:13 PM

Stuffed mushrooms and crab puffs. Very retro.

by Anonymousreply 36November 16, 2023 9:15 PM

Carmelized onion and goat cheese gallete. Actually quite easy if you buy the puff pastry.

by Anonymousreply 37November 16, 2023 9:41 PM


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by Anonymousreply 39November 16, 2023 10:54 PM

Ooooh! Warm Artichoke Dip with crusty baguette slices is delicious.

by Anonymousreply 40November 16, 2023 11:54 PM

Artichoke Dip is my holiday go to appetizer as well

by Anonymousreply 41November 16, 2023 11:55 PM

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

2.Place the brie on a sheet pan covered with parchment paper and drizzle with the honey. Bake for 5 to 7 minutes, or until it starts to ooze but not melt.

3. Serve with crackers.

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by Anonymousreply 42November 17, 2023 12:09 AM

Prunes stuffed with cod.

by Anonymousreply 43November 17, 2023 12:14 AM

Ugh, no thonks

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by Anonymousreply 45November 17, 2023 12:43 PM

I have a great egg recipe but it requires a particular presentation.

by Anonymousreply 46November 17, 2023 12:51 PM

I don't care about the appetizer so long as the dessert is Pussies Galore.

by Anonymousreply 47November 17, 2023 10:45 PM

Lots of booze is involved, i presume

by Anonymousreply 48November 18, 2023 1:52 AM

First I take a can of tuna and put it through the grinder with clam juice and peanut butter........then spread it on crackers.....

by Anonymousreply 49November 18, 2023 2:49 AM

IMO I think for Thanksgiving you should not do anything too elaborate. Vegetable /cheeses fruit tray with crackers and some kind of dip, maybe some warm spinach and artichoke dip with cheese twists, round of Brie en croute topped with candied pecans. But remember you're going to have a big meal. With all the course and all the foods Thanksgiving dinner ought to take about 6-8 hours, but we all manage to hoover that food in about 45 minutes. LOL!

by Anonymousreply 50November 18, 2023 3:48 PM

Yeah, I'd rather have cold appetizers at Thanksgiving, e.g., an old school shrimp cocktail with the ketchup-based dipping sauce. Although I posted upthread about the brie in puff pastry, that's too heavy, IMO. Anything w/cheese is too heavy.

Thanksgiving food, if done right, is heavy. Appetizers can be light.

by Anonymousreply 51November 18, 2023 4:10 PM

If your menu includes soup, and mine always includes a squash soup, no need for anything except a drink and spiced nuts.

by Anonymousreply 52November 18, 2023 4:27 PM

don't forget the earrings and the caftans!

by Anonymousreply 53November 18, 2023 8:57 PM

A dozen Krispy Kreme original glazed donuts cut into 1” sections using kitchen scissors

by Anonymousreply 54November 18, 2023 9:21 PM

Marshmallows s’mores!

by Anonymousreply 55November 18, 2023 11:16 PM

A shrimp cocktail Bloody Mary is always memorable.

To your favorite Bloody Mary recipe add three large tablespoons of classic cocktail sauce.

Skewer3-4 large shrimp on a cocktail skewer along with any other tidbits you fancy - cornichon, stuffed olives, cucumber slices, etc.

Garnish with a parsley sprig and a lemon curl (and a dash of lemon zest).

Can be served virgin or as an actual drink.

by Anonymousreply 56November 19, 2023 12:12 AM

The pate sandwich is also a favorite of mine.

Using thin sandwich white bread with the crusts removed, spread one slice with a mousse-like pate (duck or pork based) and the other, very lightly, with your favorite marmalade.

Cut into four triangles.

These can also be toasted.

by Anonymousreply 57November 19, 2023 12:15 AM

Conversely, take over the bar and make everyone champagne martinis.

the highest quality vodka you can afford with a float of the highest quality champagne you can afford floated on top.

They won't remember if you brought appetizers or the hooker they just woke up next to.

by Anonymousreply 58November 19, 2023 12:16 AM

Bad times, good times

by Anonymousreply 59November 19, 2023 2:30 AM

Devils on horseback!

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by Anonymousreply 60November 19, 2023 2:46 AM

Rumaki is a classic

by Anonymousreply 61November 19, 2023 1:21 PM

I'm celebrating Fanksgiving.

The appetizers will be unbrokened cheeseburgers.

by Anonymousreply 62November 20, 2023 4:47 AM

I'm looking forward to Thanksgiving. What are cowpies?

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by Anonymousreply 64November 20, 2023 12:28 PM

[quote]stuff their hole with blue cheese and crushed walnuts

Today's whores will put up with anything.

by Anonymousreply 65November 20, 2023 12:34 PM

Just make hot spiced wine, delicious, perfect for the season and will put everyone in a festive mood.

by Anonymousreply 66November 20, 2023 12:38 PM

I dance the night away

by Anonymousreply 67November 20, 2023 1:21 PM

Pretzels, popcorn, toast, jellybeans.

by Anonymousreply 68November 20, 2023 4:15 PM
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