Watching the Food Network, is also a favorite family event during this time of the year. We sit around and watch the different challenges where folks recreate family favorite Thanksgiving sides with all types of ingredients that question how they got on the show in the first place. I’m not that bold to change what I’ve been taught to make, yet. Until I’m able to recreate our southern meal and without the criticism from the parental units, I’ll continue on with the butter, sugar, salt and love and a whole turkey instead of wings and drums – the favorite parts.
For your reading pleasure, here are some Thanksgiving side recipes for a southern meal that I have grown up with and love.