Carla Hall's Holiday Sides Kit for 4-6

This is a pack of Chef Carla Hall’s home-cooked side dishes, and they’re perfect for the Holidays! Included are heaping helpings of mac & cheese, roasted sweet potatoes kicked up with brown sugar and warm spices, savory cornbread dressing, a loaf of cornbread, collard greens, mushroom gravy, and sweet apple cranberry sauce!

Comfort foods from beloved chef and TV personality Carla Hall are now shipping right to your door! Carla grew up in Nashville surrounded by soul food cooked by her grandmother Freddie Mae, and after stints as an accountant and runway model she switched gears and embraced her true calling: food! She first won over audiences while competing on “Top Chef,” and since then the effervescent chef has become a household name. Carla believes that food connects us all, and when she cooks, she cooks with love!

More Details

This package serves 4-6 people and includes

  • Mac & Cheese (2 lbs.)
  • Sweet Potatoes (1.12 lbs.)
  • Cornbread Dressing (2 lbs.)
  • Cornbread Loaf (1.8 lbs.)
  • Collard Greens (2 lbs.)
  • Mushroom Gravy (1.5 lbs.)
  • Apple Cranberry Sauce (1 lb.)
  • Mac & Cheese, Sweet Potatoes, Cornbread Dressing, and Cornbread Loaf trays measure 9″ × 6″ × 2″
  • Collard Greens bag measures 9″ × 7″ × 3″
  • Mushroom Gravy and Apple Cranberry Sauce bag measures 6″ × 8″ × 2″

What You’ll Need (Not included)

  • Butter, softened (recommended)

Ingredients

  • Mac & Cheese – Elbow Macaroni, White Cheddar, Yellow Cheddar, Cheese Loaf, Paprika, Mustard Powder, Onion, Flour, Butter, Milk, Eggs, Salt
  • Sweet Potatoes – Sweet Potatoes, Water, Lemon, Brown Sugar, White Sugar, Cinnamon, Kosher Salt, Nutmeg, Ginger, Black Pepper, Butter
  • Cornbread Dressing – Yellow Corn Meal, Enriched Bleached White Flour (Flour, Niacin, Iron, Thiamine, Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Sugar, Soybean And/Or Coconut Oil, Corn Syrup Solids, Salt, Food Starch Modified, Whey (Milk), Sodium Bicarbonate, Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate, Sodium Caseinate (Milk), Monocalcium, Phosphate, Mono And Diglycerides, Soy Flour, Egg, Creamed Corn, White Sugar. Butter, Onion, Celery, Poultry Seasoning, Salt, Pepper, Eggs, Vegetable Stock, Milk, Sour Cream, Sage.
  • Cornbread – Cornmeal, Baking Powder, Salt, Eggs, Sour Cream, Creamed Corn [Corn, Water, Sugar, Modified Corn Starch, Salt], Canola Oil
  • Collard Greens – Collard Greens, Onion, Apple Cider Vinegar, Pepper, Salt, Garlic, Olive Oil, Crushed Red Pepper, Paprika
  • Mushroom Gravy – Butter, Vegetable Oil, Shiitake Mushrooms, Shallots, Garlic, Thyme, Red Wine, All Purpose Flour, Vegetable Stock, Salt, Pepper.
  • Apple Cranberry Sauce – Water, White Sugar, Ginger, Oranges, Cinnamon, Kosher Salt, Cranberries, Apples.

Allergens – Contains: Eggs, Dairy, Soy, Wheat, Gluten

Instructions / Storage

  • This kit ships frozen with ice packs, may thaw in transit
  • Upon arrival, place contents of kit in the freezer or defrost in the refrigerator overnight. Place gravy in the refrigerator.
  • All items except gravy can be frozen for up to 7 days
  • Items may be kept refrigerated for:
    • Mac & Cheese, Sweet Potatoes, Cornbread Dressing, Collard Greens: 3 Days
    • Cornbread: 3-4 Days
    • Mushroom Gravy, Apple Cranberry Sauce: 7 Days

To Serve

Mac & Cheese

  • Remove Mac & Cheese from the freezer and place at room temperature for 1-2 hours to defrost
  • Preheat oven to 375°F
  • Remove the cardboard lid
  • Place tray in the oven for 60-70 minutes and allow to bake until bubbly, crispy on the edges, and light brown on top
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool, serve and enjoy

Sweet Potatoes

  • Remove Sweet Potatoes from the freezer and place at room temperature for 1-2 hours to defrost
  • Preheat oven to 375°F
  • Remove the cardboard lid and cover lightly with aluminum foil
  • Place tray in the oven for 25-30 minutes and allow to bake until heated through
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool slightly
  • Top with butter (optional) and enjoy

Cornbread Dressing

  • Remove Cornbread Dressing from the freezer and place at room temperature for 1-2 hours to defrost
  • Preheat oven to 375°F
  • Remove the cardboard lid and cover lightly with aluminum foil
  • Place in the oven for 15 minutes
  • Remove from the oven, keep covered and allow to cool slightly before serving

Cornbread

  • Remove Cornbread from freezer and place at room temperature for 1-2 hours to defrost
  • Preheat oven to 375°F
  • Remove cardboard lid and cover lightly with aluminum foil
  • Place in the oven for 15 minutes
  • Remove from the oven, keep covered and allow to cool slightly
  • Cut into desired portions, top with butter (optional) and serve

Collard Greens – Microwave Method

  • Cut the bag open and place the collards into a microwave safe bowl (Also okay to microwave in its original packaging, if desired)
  • Microwave on high for 2 minutes
  • Remove from the microwave, stir and heat on high for 1 more minute

Collard Greens – Stove Top Method

  • Empty bag of collards into a small pot
  • Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently until heated through

Mushroom Gravy

  • Place gravy in a small pot
  • Heat over medium-high heat, stirring frequently until warmed through

Apple Cranberry Sauce

  • Bring to room temperature to serve
Download Storage and Prep Instructions

Shipping Details

  • Chef Carla Hall ships Monday-Friday of each week
  • Orders cannot be shipped to P.O. Boxes
  • Orders shipped to Alaska and Hawaii via 2-day will incur an additional $20 charge or $35 for Overnight Shipping. Sorry guys!
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REVIEWS

The meal and eat along with Carla Hall was great. She us such a delight to hear from and that fried chicken and cookies were so delicious!
Carol P. - Glade Valley, NC
03/27/21
The event with Carla Hall was great! From receiving the meal package on time to the end of our online event, it was a lot of fun and I would do it again. Thank you!
Jama B. - Roland, AR
03/30/21
Delivered when promised and delicious pound cake and cobbler bars. Thank you!
Maria T. - Tampa, FL
04/05/21
We did the interactive dinner with Carla Hall and we thought it was super fun and we would definitely do another one with her or another chef. She was great and the food was delicious!
Claudine R. - Potomac, MD
03/26/21
Best experience ever! Loved the chicken, Mac and cheese, corn bread, etc. Zoom with Carla Hall was great. We had so much fun.
Monika A. - McKinney, TX
03/25/21
Amazing. The “Oreo” cookies were perfect and the bars were exquisite. Though I was able to eat all the sweet potato bars because my wife would not try it. Of course in return I was able to have only one of the cherry bars.
Thomas G. - Sacramento, CA
03/20/21
I ordered the Carla Hall oatmeal sandwich cookies and the Carla's cobbler bars. I loved both of them. I have already ordered the oatmeal sandwich cookies again. I am a Carla Hall admirer and was very excited to try her products!
Joan K. - Chandler, AZ
03/12/21
The Five Flavored Pound Cake tasted EXCELLENT. Delivery Service/tracking of product/updates was on schedule.
Gail S. - Washington, DC
02/21/21
The food, delivery and live zoom event were beyond my expectations!
Lisa T. - Westminster, MD
04/09/21
Good delivery. Very well packaged. Everything was still frozen solid!
David V. - Nashotah, WI
03/27/21
The quality of the food items were excellent. The shipping of said items came exactly as stated/predicted.
Sherrell L. - Bayside, NY
05/11/21
Chef Carla Hall's staff packaged the order quite well. I ordered the oatmeal cream cookies, and they arrived as beautiful as pictured on the website. I would definitely order from Chef Carla again and possibly send it as a gift to clients.
Lawrence W. - New Orleans, LA
06/18/21
The desert bars from Carla Hall were tasty.
Diana W. - Boston, MA
07/20/21
Super easy to order! Came on time and my sister said that hot honey chicken is now her favorite :)
Bonnie H. - Paxton, IL
06/07/21
Packaged and made incredibly well.
Frantz D. - Westbury, NY
10/04/21
The oatmeal cream cookies arrived beautifully packaged with dry ice. This is my second purchase but certainly won't be my last.
Lawrence W. - New Orleans, LA
08/14/21
Many restaurants, many choices, delicious food.
Matthew L. - Chicago, IL
06/01/21
It was delicious my family was very pleased will reorder for fathers’Day.
Aimee M. - Weymouth, MA
05/23/21
The package arrived in perfect condition and on time.
Debby B. - Fort Myers, FL
06/14/21
The shipping & delivery went well. Chicken was good
Debra g. - Salt Lake City, UT
05/15/21
Everything went well! Packaged well, tasted delicious!
Sally M. - Ocean Shores, WA
05/27/21