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Southern-Style Thanksgiving Dinner

Treat your guests to a hearty meal with this Southern-inspired Thanksgiving menu, complete with fried turkey.

By Family Circle food editors

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Pecan Cheese Logs
James Baigrie
Kate Mathis
David Prince
Tina Rupp
Peter Krumhardt
Yunhee Kim
Tina Rupp
Lucy Schaeffer
Lara Robby
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Pecan Cheese Logs

Makes: 2 logs
Prep: 15 minutes
Chill: 1 hour 30 minutes

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Southern Biscuits

Makes: 10 to 12 servings (1 biscuit)
Prep: 10 minutes
Bake: 20 minutes

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Fried Turkey

Makes: 12 servings
Prep: 40 minutes
Chill: overnight
Cook: 3 minutes per pound

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It's easy to cave a turkey perfectly, every time. Watch this step-by-step how-to video from our Kitchen Basics series.

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Cornbread Stuffing

Makes: 12 servings
Prep: 10 minutes
Bake: 1 hour 10 minutes

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Spicy Sweet Potato Wedges

Makes: 10 servings
Prep: 15 minutes
Bake: 20 minutes

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Green Bean Bake

Makes: 6 servings
Prep: 15 minutes
Bake: 30 minutes

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Old-Fashioned Coleslaw

Makes: 12 servings
Prep: 10 minutes

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Four-Cheese Classic Mac

Makes: 12 servings
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 14 minutes
Broil: 3 minutes

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Bourbon Pecan Spritz

Makes: 5 1/2 dozen bars
Prep: 10 minutes
Bake: 8 to 10 minutes

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Peanut Butter Pecan Pie

Makes: 16 servings
Prep: 10 minutes
Bake: 50 minutes

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