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.
In the meat-and-12 feast that is Thanksgiving, one side dish reigns supreme: dressing. On North Carolina tables, the savory staple is a tribute to regional ingredients and traditions. We’re grateful for every last bite — just don’t call it stuffing.