When it comes to Thanksgiving, turkey is king. But we asked readers to tell us who they thought were the knights of the holiday round table. Not surprisingly, many served up their sea-centric favorites.
– Don Walker
– Jennie Meyer
Carolyn’s garlic/bacon spinach.
– Carroll G. Sunseri
Homemade mac ’n cheese and triple chocolate pie.
– Katy Botting-Chris Wheeler
My mom’s cornbread dressing and I can tell you it is the very best anyone that knows us has ever had.
– Pixie Brenda
Roasted Brussels sprouts with bacon.
– Robert Evans
Garlic/sour cream mashed potatoes.
– Kristen Carlson
– Norman D. Pappous
Oyster dressing. I’ll bring it.
– Vandy Anderson
Seafood stuffed flounder.
– Carrie King
My mom’s cornbread dressing is the best.
– Karen Barbier
Oyster rice dressing. Yummy!
– Sheri Teller
Yummy shrimp and crab dressing.
– Cat Viggiano
Shrimp or oyster stuffing. My mom got it out of The Daily News 30 years ago and my husband has made it amazing. My sister may have the original cut out from The Daily News. You can do either the shrimp or oysters. It’s my holiday tradition and I cry without it.
– Christina Strommen Stevens
A presidential pardon for the turkey underneath a side dish plate of broccoli.
– Billy Buinski
Low country Southerners eat oyster rice dressing. I wish I had learned to make it. Also, our first course was usually seafood gumbo.
– Nelda At Knapp’s
Cornbread dressing and giblet gravy.
– Ed Muncey
Smoked venison and wild boar cornbread dressing.
– Mary Eisenhour Bass
– Linn Fallon
– Deeva Brantley
Oyster stuffing for the win.
– Orville Clark
– Wanda McWhorter Huddleston
I read that the Pilgrims had succotash for the first Thanksgiving. Looked it up and made some in their honor.
– Thora Qaddumi
Red macaroni and cheese from Paul’s mom. A family tradition.
– Paula Ozymy
– John J. Wade