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With Thanksgiving just passed and Christmas coming up we wanted to share some traditional Thanksgiving and Christmas recipes to give you some new inspiration this year.

Traditional Southern Thanksgiving / Christmas Dinner

A traditional Southern Christmas dinner is to serve the turkey along with a honey baked ham and sides. Thanksgiving is usually just the turkey with side dishes. The following dishes can be served with the turkey and ham: collard greens, candied yams, macaroni and cheese, mashed potatoes, corn bread dressing, cranberry sauce, giblet gravy, potato salad, sweet potato pie, pecan pie and red velvet cake. If you follow any of the links below they will take you an external site for the full recipe.

Roasted Turkey

Here is an easy roast turkey recipe that will make your Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner complete.

Mashed Potatoes

A delicious mashed potato recipe that is just so simple.

Honey baked ham

Year after year this honey baked ham recipe could prove to be your crowd pleaser.

Collard Greens

Make a savory pot of collard greens with this highly effective greens recipe.

Candied Yams

Candied yams (or sweet potatoes) so sweet and moist that they could be served as a dessert.

Macaroni and Cheese

This baked mac and cheese recipe will compliment all your other side dishes.

Potato Salad

A quick and easy but extremely delicious potato salad that goes very well alongside your turkey and ham.

Corn Bread Dressing

This corn bread dressing recipe beats stuffing any day of the week. A must have for any holiday that you serve turkey or ham. If you can't get hold of corn meal use maize flour or polenta.

Cranberry Sauce

A homemade cranberry sauce recipe that taste great with stuffing or corn bread dressing.

Giblet Gravy

Your corn bread dressing would be incomplete without this delicious homemade giblet gravy recipe.

Red Velvet Cake

An elegantly decorated Southern homemade red velvet cake. This cake will definitely get eaten, so don't expect leftovers.

Sweet Potato Pie

A traditional sweet potato recipe, with a delectable taste that your family & friends will enjoy.

Pecan Pie

An irresistible nutty dessert! You may have to substitute the corn syrup for golden syrup if you can't find in your local supermarket.

If you serve this whole Southern Thanksgiving/Christmas Menu your guests will definitely be snoozing in their chair afterwards. Happy cooking and we would love to hear if you make any of these recipes!! Email us...


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