Poor little Jell-O salad is positively quivering with feelings of inadequacy.
At least it has the relish tray and some sparkling cider to keep it company.
Of the 32 Thanksgiving side dishes that competed in the “Turkey’s Best Teammate” bracket we printed Nov. 2, those were the only three that did not make it into the top four on any of the 60 completed brackets I received.
But let’s face it: No matter how delicious the Jell-O salad, how inviting the relish tray or how fizzy the cider, they just did not have a turkey leg to stand on with heavyweights such as mashed potatoes and herb stuffing in the game.
Even those venerable Thanksgiving foods were edged out – albeit by one vote each – by our ultimate champion: pumpkin pie.
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The recipes with today’s column are intended to help you repurpose your turkey day leftovers in a more exciting way than the usual soup or casserole. Here are the recipe links: