#FRIDAYFOOD Holiday food traditions — sides

20161204_130254_resized_1What a wonderful time of year for food and family! There are particular foods that make the holidays extra special. Whether it is grandma’s homemade rolls or Aunt Margaret’s fruit salad, some foods just define the holidays.

I recently asked Facebook and Twitter friends what foods make the holidays memorable for them – what foods make the holidays complete? An overwhelming majority said turkey and dressing, but there were a few other interesting suggestions.

Jenny Thompson Moore said her mom always make Chess Pie on Thanksgiving, and has since she was a little girl.

“Her giblet gravy and dressing is the best, no one can make it like her,” Moore said. “For Christmas, we always have fruit salad that she has made since I was a little girl and we always have to have it. These things just keep the tradition of my family going and remind me of Thanksgivings and Christmases past.”

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