In Greek mythology, ambrosia was the food of the gods. In the South, it’s a sweet, creamy fruit salad made with oranges, coconut, pineapple, cherries, pecans – and mini marshmallows. Amen.
My new favorite side: a creamy, tangy pasta salad with grated carrot and chopped celery for crunch.
It’s not Thanksgiving without this classic Southern side, served on the table, as God intended.
Thanksgiving cooking doesn’t get much easier than this jammy, ruby-red sauce with the perfect balance of tart and sweet.
Add some warm chickpeas or hard-boiled egg to turn this warm, lemon-kissed salad into a full-blown meal.
You could make a meal of these sauteed greens topped with melted cheese and crunchy sourdough croutons. I did.
Never tried a Julia Child recipe? Start with these tomatoes – seeded, stuffed with herbed bread crumbs, and baked to summery perfection.
Win the battle against boring side dishes with this creamed spinach topped with hot, bubbly cheese.