Millers All Day in Charleston, South Carolina, is well versed in the art of Southern comfort food. Gooey cinnamon rolls, crispy chicken and waffles, and a cheesy bacon strata are just a few of the stars on its menu. So it’s no surprise that executive chef Jeff Allen’s signature dish on his own Thanksgiving table is one of the decadent classics: corn casserole. “When I was growing up, creamed corn was one of my favorite side dishes,” he says.
“When I moved to the South, I knew I had to make a version of corn casserole as a staple at my holiday table.” His less traditional recipe below enlists jalapeños to balance its richness.