Snacks For Hardworking Cooks

Venetian Tea Sandwiches (Tramezzini)

Venetian Tea Sandwiches (Tramezzini)

Our favorite fillings for light, dainty Venetian tea sandwiches are asparagus and eggs, tuna and olives, and arugula with cured beef. Serve a selection open-faced for a colorful, eye-catching presentation.Todd Coleman

Preparing a Thanksgiving feast calls for a lot of time and energy, which is why we like to have snacks on hand for all the hard-working cooks in the kitchen. These 12 super-simple recipes—for herbed olives, gouda and apple butter sandwiches, ricotta crostini, and more—will nourish and delight as you spend the day cooking, while still being light enough not to spoil anyone's appetite.