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Thanksgiving dinner menu: Southern style

southern turkey dinner
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Treat your family to a Thanksgiving feast with all the fixin’s this holiday season. Create a menu inspired by the great South, y’all—because after all, who doesn’t love a hearty helping of fall’s best comfort foods!

From deep fried turkey to melt-in-your-mouth cornbread stuffing and southern red velvet cake, this menu is sure to meet everyone’s fancy. And don’t forget to save room for chocolate bourbon pecan pie!

Try this tasty Thanksgiving dinner menu:

A Southern-Inspired Thanksgiving

Brown sugar deep fried turkey
Pecan cornbread stuffing
Cornbread pudding
Traditional cranberry sauce
Sweet potatoes stuffed with marshmallows
Green beans with bacon
Chocolate bourbon pecan pie
Southern red velvet cake

Table Setting Tip

This comfort meal is packed with flavors that speak for themselves, so don’t overdo your table décor. Serve your dishes family-style in pretty dishes, and keep your table decorations to a minimum since there will be plenty of dishes passed around at mealtime.

More Thanksgiving Dinner Menu Themes

For more ideas on regional traditions and flavors or holiday meal themes, try check out these other delicious Thanksgiving dinner menus:

Southwest Thanksgiving Dinner Menu
Mediterranean Thanksgiving Dinner Menu
New England Thanksgiving Dinner Menu
Vegetarian Thanksgiving Dinner Menu
West Coast Thanksgiving Dinner Menu

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