Top 10 Thanksgiving Foods

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1. Turkey

 

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It wouldn’t be a Thanksgiving dinner without the classic turkey as the main dish. Dating all the way back to first being served in 1621, this is the most popular main dish eaten around the country. 

 

2. Cranberries

 

Cranberries are another classic Thanksgiving treat and can be eaten either as a sauce, juice, or a fruit. With a bittersweet taste cranberries are a must have on your plate.

 

3. Mashed Potatoes

 

Mashed potatoes are easily the most popular form of potatoes eaten on Thanksgiving. 

The name does a great job at describing what they are; crushed potatoes in a bowl.

 

4, Corn

 

Corn, just like potatoes, can be served in a variety of ways. The most popular and my personal favorite being corn on the cob.

 

5. Gravy

 

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Gravy is a sauce made from juices of meats while cooking. It’s usually served on top of Turkey or any other meat you may be having in your meal.

 

6. Sweet Potatoes

 

Sweet potatoes are special species of potatoes that contain large amounts of salt which are converted into sugar when cooked and make for a sweet taste.

 

7. Rolls

 

Bread rolls go great with nearly anything, so why should Thanksgiving be an exception. Heat them up and set them on the table for everyone to enjoy.

 

8. Green Beans

 

Looking for something more on the nutritious side? Green beans are a great option. Steam them up with some butter and you’ll have a tasty, and healthy, side dish.

 

9. Pumpkin Pie

 

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Pumpkin pie is easily the most popular dish across the country when it comes to Thanksgiving. With a rich and sweet taste usually of cinnamon and pumpkin it is an excellent choice.

 

10. Cheesecake

 

    Cheesecake is another popular dessert. Made up of cheese, eggs, sugar and cookies it contains the perfect ingredients for a great holiday treat.