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Elevating Thanksgiving Day Appetizers with Five Tables Cafe

Sure, Thanksgiving has a main star. The main course with turkey, potatoes, stuffing, and any other classic sides get the spotlight, but what about the warm-up? While the turkey finishes roasting and the marshmallows on the sweet potato casserole become golden, you won’t just want to be waiting there. You’ll need some light and yummy appetizers to hold you over till the main course. But, with all of the time spent getting everything together, you won’t have enough time to prepare. That’s where we come in. 
Where do appetizers even come from? In France they’re called Hors d’oeuvre, which literally means “outside of the masterpiece”. The small meals that we eat before big meals have been around since the Ancient Romans and Greeks. During the renaissance period, people were even advised to eat appetizers so that their digestive tracts are prepared for larger digestion. So pass the cheese, please, it’s for science!
Check out some of our perfect small bites that can satisfy your guests till the turkey is done! 

 

Crostini

A toasted baguette topped with a variety of combinations. Try a mixture of multiple options like Berry Goat Cheese, Spinach Parmesan, and Baby BLT. A way to satisfy the sweet, savory, and indulgent flavors with bite size snacks that’ll leave room for the main course. 

 

Truffle Deviled Egg

An elegant twist on a classic. Our Chef perfectly hard boils eggs and tops them with a creamy, whipped egg yolk mixture and finishes it off with a drizzle of truffle oil and sprinkling of green onion. Say no more! We’re just going to try not to devour the whole tray. 

 

Skewers

Skewers are a great way to get a bite of something fresh in every bite. They’re light enough that they will leave room for those extra mashed potatoes and satisfy everyone till dinner is ready. Try the Antipasti option for a mini charcuterie on a stick! 

 

Meat and Cheese Board

We’re not exactly sure when boards became a staple at every gathering, but we’re also not complaining! Ours come with several different types of cheeses and the finest meat selections. Our chefs love to switch up the sweeter elements by adding dried fruits, fruit butters, and candied nuts. 

 

The holidays can be busy and things can constantly slip your mind. Call us today to get your orders in! It’ll cross one thing off of your list when you’re shortest on time. 

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