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Unexpected Things People Eat for Thanksgiving

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Most people eat turkey, stuffing and mashed potatoes on Thanksgiving, but you’ll occasionally find a table with something a little different.
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Celery with Peanut Butter

This is a very common appetizer on Thanksgiving tables in Kentucky.
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Cucumber Salad

You probably won’t see cucumber salad on every Thanksgiving table, but it’s common in Hawaii.
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Cheesy Broccoli

Broccoli isn’t the most popular Thanksgiving side dish, but in Kansas they serve it with cheese.
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Kimichi Salad

In Maine, kimchi salad is often served along the other Thanskgiving side dishes.
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Queso Dip

People in Alamaba love queso dip as a Thanksgiving appetizer.
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Vegetable Soup

Vegetable soup isn’t a common Thanksgiving meal unless you live in Lousiana.
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Double Stuff Potatoes

Most people have mashed potatoes on gravy on Thanksgiving, but in Maryland these are the top choice.
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Baked Onion Strips

People in Minnesota are among those who enjoy crisy onions on Thanksgiving.
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Foie Gras Stuffing

This is popular in Nevada and goes with a turkey quite well.
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Escargot

Seafood isn’t that surprising, but landlocked Coloradans love escargot with their turkey.
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Buffalo Wings

If you live in Mississippi, eating buffalo wings on Thanksgiving isn’t unexpected at all.
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Sausage Alfredo

Pasta isn’t the most popular Thanksgiving meal, but in North Carolina, many people add it to their table.
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Eggplant with Ricotta

People in New Jersey often serve eggplant with ricotta on Thanksgiving Day.
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Stuffed Manicotti

It might not be surprising that the large Italian population in New York loves this pasta dish on Thanksgiving.
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Cottage Cheese Roast

In Washington, this dish is very common and is a great vegetarian option for people who don’t eat turkey.
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Corn Jalapeno Casserole

Peopl in South Carolina love serving this spicy dish on Thanksgiving Day.
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Seitan Filled Apples

This vegetarian dish is one that you can find on the west coast, including in Oregon.
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Lentil Salad

If you live in Ohio, lentil salad is an unexpected side dish on many Thanksgiving tables.
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Ham and Asparagus Quiche

You’ll find this hearty dish on Thanksgiving tables in Alaska.
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Creamed Corn Casserole

Corn is common on Thanksgiving, but creamed corn casserole – not so much. Unless you live in Oklahoma.
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