TODAY | November 13, 2012
>> the huge bird on your table may steal the show, but for many, the side dishes are the winner of the show. bo mcmillan, fabulous place.
>> it's a ten, baby.
>> glad to have you back, honey.
>> great to be back.
>> you're kicking for 450 people on thanksgiving.
>> always busy. this is the best time of year, real food you're emotionally connected to you.
>> what are we making today?
>> first thing's first, it's about the martini. it's the holidays, you can drink a walnut martini, vodka, toasted walnut, cranberry for garnish, thank you, thank you.
>> we're going to make brussels sprouts . you basically clean off the outer leaves. i save mine. you can deep fry them and have a wicked tasty treat. get them in the bowl, a little salt and pepper .
>> little olive oil .
>> real simple. these brussels sprouts contain such good sugars, you get the bitter taste and sweet taste .
>> i love them.
>> it's like beets, either people love them or don't like them at all.
>> exactly, but such good emotion. the taste is so good. these go into the oven, 300 degrees.
>> how long?
>> about 25 minutes. you get incredible caramelized brussels sprouts .
>> 0l what's going on with this bacon?
>> bacon is my favorite vegetable, brown sugar , you're going to candy this bacon. what's going to happen, you're going to take the bacon --
>> no, you're not! no, you're not!
>> it was delicious before.
>> now what are you doing?
>> herbed pecans, cayenne pepper . this is your dish. take the roasted brussels sprouts out, then pop these bad boys right in your bowl.
>> oh, my gosh.
>> amazing, huh? that's a good side dish . another side dish that we have, cornbread, thanksgiving. dutch oven cornbread.
>> in addition to stuff something.
>> why not, why not? pumpkin butter. the pumpkin butter, roasted pumpkin puree,km6 little bit of apple juice .
>> get involved.
>> little bit of apple juice , s nice and sweet, got this nice, rich cornbread with spice and sweet, which is great.
>> what is sara eating on the end?
>> pumpkin, mason jar happening, kids can make them. pumpkin milked cream with milked chocolate and candied popcorn brittle with whipped cream and shaved chocolate. it's go time.
>> all right. calories already. great to see you.
>> happy holidays.