Help for Thanksgiving

Sunday, November 1, 2020 8:00 AM

If you are looking for some truly Southern Recipes for Thanksgiving this year, look over some of our favorites here in Johnston County, NC. We have gathered some family-tested and family-loved recipes from staff and friends here at the Visitors Bureau to share with our visitors.

Part of the joy of the season is making loved one's "favorites", and hopefully the menu doesn't get out of control.

Happy Thanksgiving to all!


Cranberry Salad

Thursday, November 21, 2019 5:00 PM

Ingredients 2 small packages cranberry jello 2 cups boiling water 1 can whole berry cranberry sauce 1 large can crushed pineapple (not drained) 4 tablespoon orange juice 1 cup chopped pecans…

Giblet Gravy

Thursday, November 21, 2019 5:00 PM

When you put the turkey in the oven, begin to make your turkey stock for the gravy. If your family doesn't like the liver bits, just leave them out, plus you can adjust how much of the giblets you…

Watergate Salad

Thursday, November 21, 2019 5:00 PM

Congealed Salads are definitely very Southern -- this one is easy and can be made the morning of Thanksgiving! Ingredients One large container Cool Whip One large can crushed pineapple (20 oz.) One…

Cornbread Dressing

Thursday, November 21, 2019 5:00 PM

Some may call this stuffing, but traditionally we call this "dressing" in Johnston County with more that 70% of the south....wish we knew why! Most articles note that we don't stuff the turkey any…
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