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Nellie Mae Cosby's Sweet Potato Pie

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Thanksgiving Atlanta-style

What do Atlantans cook for Thanksgiving? Get recipes for turkey, cranberries, mac and cheese, green bean casserole, and holiday desserts such as Nellie Mae Cosby's Sweet Potato Pie (above)

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Kevin Rathbun's Thanksgiving recipes
Turkey-Butternut Squash Stew And Roasted Pearl Onions Over Cilantro Steamed Dumplings
Shortcakes With Cranberry-Orange Compote And Pumpkin Spiced Whipped Cream
Candied Pecan And Sweet Potato Tamales
Shaved Brussels Sprouts And Mustard Greens With Jalapeno Butter

Food you can use
How to carve a turkey (Step-by-step photos)
Delicious Thanksgiving tips from Atlanta chefs
Desserts you can fix early and freeze for Thanksgiving, from Jeanne Besser
• John Kessler's guide to homemade pie crust
• Scott Peacock's easy biscuits from scratch, with photos and recipes

What can i bring? Rich's Cheese Straws and more portable recipes to share at a Thanksgiving potluck

Southern recipes: Southern Thanksgiving recipes, including Rich's Coconut Cake, Sweet Potato Cobbler and Aunt Dolly's Sweet Potato Pie.

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Dishes to share

What to bring to a holiday potluck
Sallie Fannie Rowland Smith's Ambrosia Dessert is a simple and quick dessert that's sure to please (10 minutes)
Corn Muffins using a recipe from The Colonnade restaurant (30 minutes)
S&S Cafeteria Sweet Potato Balls (3 hours, 20 minutes) 
Veggie Casserole (50 minutes) 
More "What Can I Bring?" recipes for the holiday

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