Let friends and family gather around appetizers while dinner is being prepared -- and nobody will notice if the turkey's running late. Take your pick from favorites such as baked brie, cheese logs, crackers, dips, spiced nuts, and cheese straws.
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Part of the comfort of Thanksgiving is the routine: Every year, there's turkey and all the fixings. Reliable doesn't have to mean boring -- make the best of your traditional spread. Here are the absolute best recipes for all the Thanksgiving standbys.
Adding toasted whole-wheat breadcrumbs gives this dish a nice crunch that balances out the creaminess of the sauce. Rather than baking the shells with the crumbs on top (which can make them soggy), toast the breadcrumbs separately, and toss a handful over each serving right before you put it on the table.