*Pecans can be toasted up to 1 day ahead. To toast pecans, heat oven to 350°F. Spread pecans in ungreased shallow pan. Bake uncovered 6 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown. Cool; store in food-storage plastic bag or covered container until ready to use.
Southern stuffing often starts with cornbread. Combined with pecans, a trio of vegetables and a little sausage, this takes on an authentic regional flavor.
What's your favorite Thanksgiving tradition? Share it on our message boards at pillsbury.com.