Q: I've been asked to bring an appetizer to a dinner party that we'll be attending the day after Thanksgiving. Normally, this wouldn't be a big deal but the hosts live a good 90+ minute drive away and this has stumped me.
What appetizers travel well?
Sent by Rosie
Editor: Rosie, well, if you have a cooler then lots of good things are possible! What about a nice platter of 3 cheeses, paired with some apple slices, almonds, and a drizzle of honey? Or what about frozen shrimp, defrosted in the cooler on the way? Just bring along some spicy homemade cocktail sauce and you're set.
Another way to go is to use up any Thanksgiving leftovers! My aunt makes these rolled balls of stuffing mixed with spinach, then bakes them. They're totally delicious and addictive! You could use leftover stuffing in this way, or make mini-cubes of cheese speared with leftover turkey and cranberries.
Readers, what would you suggest for Rosie?
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