Over the past few weeks, Rickey Smiley has given you a peek into his kitchen with some of his favorite dishes in his “Cooking Up Comedy” series – from a Red Velvet Peach Cobbler to how to make The Perfect Collard Greens.

In time for Thanksgiving, Rickey describes what visitors of his Alabama mansion expect. His strategy is “less is more”, including a dressing that doesn’t include cranberry sauce?

Food Stylist/Recipes provided by Chef Jernard. Food Photographer Terrance Rushin.

Rickey Smiley For Real: Rickey Smiley, Da Brat, Gary, Ms. Juicy and the Cast Celebrate Season 5!
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