Thanksgiving Practice Round: Soups And Starters

We're all eager to get to the main course, okay? We thought about turkey on the long journey to your house, stuffing at the wine shop, pumpkin pie while were pulling into the driveway, but we're not quite there yet. Don't just dive into your Thanksgiving feast like a barbarian, start it off in a civilized and delicious manner with any of our excellent soup or starter courses. We've included a generous handful of each below, and don't worry, they're every bit as photogenic as they look for those Instagiving junkies.


  • Creamy Celery Root Soup with Pistachios
  • Autumn Cabbage and Smoked Meat Borscht
  • James Beard's Garlic Soup
  • Golden Mussel Chowder
  • Sweet and Sour Cabbage Soup with Dill
  • Chestnut Soup with Bacon
  • Cauliflower and Arugula Soup
  • Spiced Coconut Lentil Soup
  • Starters

  • Goat Cheese, Grape and Walnut Spread
  • Moroccan Chicken Patties with Date Confit
  • Peruvian Clams À La Parmesana
  • Pickled Shrimp with Fennel
  • Veggie Cakes with Chard, Ricotta and Saffron
  • Black Tie Scallops
  • Sumac-Spiced Eggplant Schnitzel
  • Artichoke with Baked Brie Sauce