"Each year I try to make our gathering feel like a really wonderful home-cooked meal out in the country," Mad Men
's Christina Hendricks
says of her annual holiday gathering. Together, Hendricks and mom Jackie Stept carry on the family traditions with a meal that includes dishes like Stept's legendary Rub-All-Over-Your-Body cornbread stuffing and creamy pecan pie. "I don't even like turkey," says Hendricks. "All I care about are the wonderful side dishes!"
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