Corn's been out of season awhile now, but it's still a traditional side at some Thanksgiving celebrations, and was likely present at the first harvestime celebration feast in Plymouth. Whether in a creamy custard or casserole, corn dishes add a little more sweetness and richness to an already decadent meal.
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I'm enamored with at least a few aspects of Southern cuisine. One, pork in everything. Two, slow-cooked greens. And three, pecan pie. I've included two of the three here in this somewhat rowdy risotto dish that's left its Italian heritage far, far behind.