Before the Bird
You might call the appetizer course the opening act to the turkey's main event. Stir up extra excitement for the bird's big entrance with these winning dips, meaty bites and cocktails fit for a crowd.
Got guests who like to graze a bit before dinner starts? Fend them off until the turkey's ready with these meaty little numbers.
If the autumn breeze is giving you chills, one of these spicy-sweet drinks will warm you up from the inside out.
Your marathon cooking session is tough enough. Keep the starters simple (yet satisfying) with these genius shortcuts.
Stretch one bottle of wine or liquor into a company-worthy punch with a little help from autumn's favorite ingredients.
You might want to double up on chips and crackers — these five-star dips will have guests scraping the bowl clean.