Southern Thanksgiving Traditions

Southern Thanksgiving Traditions

Every family has their own Thanksgiving traditions, especially here in the South. Some people do turkey trots the morning of, some people go hunting, and others simply gather at their family home each year with the same passed down, traditional, family recipes. Beverly has a delicious pumpkin pie recipe that was passed down to her from the women in her family. This year she wanted to share it with all of our Accents of the South family, whom we are very grateful for. So, put on your favorite apron, and prepare to satisfy your sweet tooth with your family’s new favorite tradition.

Accents of the South by Beverly Farrington - Huntsville Interior Design - chiffon Southern Thanksgiving Traditions %

Pumpkin Chiffon Pie

1 tbsp Gelatin
¼ cup Cold Water

Set this aside.

Mix Together in Saucepan:
¾ cup Brown Sugar
½ tsp Salt
2 tsp Cinnamon
½ tsp Ginger
½ tsp Allspice
1 1/3 cup Mashed Cooked Pumpkin
3 Large Egg Yolks
¼ cup Milk

Add after removing from heat:
3 tbsp Sour Cream
2 tbsp Bourbon

Cook pumpkin mixture on low heat, stirring until it boils. Boil one minute. Remove from heat. Stir in softened gelatin, then add sour cream and bourbon. Chill completely until partially set.

3 Large Egg Whites (1/2 Cup)
¼ tsp Cream of Tartar
6 tbsp Sugar
Beat egg whites and cream of tartar until stiff. Gradually beat in sugar.

Stir cooled pumpkin mixture until smooth and carefully fold into meringue. Pour into baked pie shell or ginger cookie crust. Chill until set. (2 hours.) Garnish with whipped cream and bits of candied ginger.

Enjoy, and Happy Thanksgiving from Accents of the South!



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Accents of the South celebrates southern style and for us that’s about celebrating life with family and friends. Our interiors embrace this belief as we work to showcase it in each home we design.

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