A pig pickin’ must have barbecue; that’s a given. But what’s a cookout without a spectacular spread? Classic sides — from baked mac ’n’ cheese and corn pudding to pig pickin’ cake — take ’cue to the next level.
The Cherokee trio of corn, beans, and squash have long been grown together for a more robust harvest and superior flavor. But that doesn’t mean you’ll see them all on one plate. (Well, maybe, if you know where to look.)