Start the party with simple snacks that excite the eye and whet the appetite. Think outside the box. These beautiful, bold, zingy bites will get everyone talking. Pair these light appetizers with a fabulous cocktail to give your Thanksgiving celebration a scrumptious start.
Prepare polenta through step 2 up to two days ahead so you can focus on the turkey and fixings on the big day. Before serving, let the dish stand at room temperature one hour, cut polenta into triangles, and toast them right before guests arrive. Pork sausage gives them a wonderfully familiar, stuffing-like flavoring.