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Give Thanksgiving a Southern spin with mac and cheese, sweet potato pie and more

Chef Lazarus Lynch of Son of a Southern Chef stops by the TODAY kitchen to cook up Thanksgiving recipes like they make down South.

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No-fuss mac and cheese with collard greens and ham: Get the recipe!

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No-fuss mac and cheese with collard greens and ham: Get the recipe!

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He shows us how to prepare no-boil mac and cheese with collard greens and ham, spiced sweet potato pie with a gingerbread crust and fluffy toasted marshmallows and savory cornbread with a sweet and spicy chipotle glaze.

No-Boil Mac and Cheese with Ham and Greens
No-Boil Mac and Cheese with Ham and Greens
Son of a Southern Chef, LLC.
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I grew up eating lots of mac and cheese, and it's still one of my favorite things to make to remind me of home. This no-boil, stress-free mac and cheese is perfect for the day after Thanksgiving, and it tastes incredible.

Sweet Potato Pie with Gingerbread Crust and Marshmallows
Sweet Potato Pie with Gingerbread Crust and Marshmallows
Son of a Southern Chef, LLC.
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I feel like the most grown-up kid when eating this dessert. Every element reminds me of s'mores (minus the chocolate), yet the flavor is so sophisticated.

Savory Cornbread
Savory Cornbread
Son of a Southern Chef, LLC.
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This side will go like hot cakes so you might need to make a few batches. I love serving this cornbread with some collard greens and gravy.

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