These easy-to-follow recipes will be a pre-dinner hit at any Turkey Day gathering.

Let’s get one thing straight: I’m no chef, unless microwaveable popcorn counts toward culinary competency. So, when I was challenged to test out holiday appetizers from Demitri’s All Natural Bloody Mary Seasoning and Maryhill Wines, I initially balked. Luckily, these simple holiday recipes are nearly foolproof, thanks to local products that use full-bodied flavor profiles to complement the seasonal ingredients.