If you are hungry and chilly, soup is always a great idea. This version uses smoked turkey and just a touch of sweet potato to add a nice texture and to offset the delicious smokiness of the meat. Perfect.
First of all, there's a debate about what to call this ever-popular Thanksgiving side: dressing or stuffing? (It's stuffing if it's inside the bird, right? Right.) Anyway, here's a great recipe for cornbread dressing that you might want to try.
Robbie Shoults, CEO of Bear Creek Smokehouse in Marshall, stopped by to share his hearty recipe for smokehouse beans. They are full of flavor and have a little kick, plus they feature delicious smoked sausage.
Here’s an idea for a casserole you can proudly take to holiday dinners, church suppers, or put on your own Thanksgiving table. It’s kicked up, Texas-style, with the addition of jalapenos, bacon and onion!
PREHEAT oven to 350 degrees. Mix all ingredients until well blended. Spoon into 9 inch pie plate or quiche dish. Bake 20 minutes or until heated through. Serve with Triscuit crackers and assorted cut-up fresh vegetables.
This is a recipe that I think is so delicious, I believe you folks who say you don't like grits will change your mind. They're full of flavor, plus sweet potatoes are a great way to add fiber, beta carotene and other important nutrients to your diet.