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Wednesday Weekly Blog Challenge: Traditional Thanksgiving Foods I Like Or Dislike

The topic today for the Wednesday Weekly Blog Challenge is about Thanksgiving foods. Ones you like or dislike. So without further ado, here is my sometimes unpopular opinion.

Traditional Thanksgiving Foods I Like:

67 Easy Thanksgiving Appetizers to Warm Up Your Appetite | Southern Living

The Appetizers – usually deviled eggs, cheese balls, dips, and just general delicious things to gorge yourself on before the incredibly large amount of scrumptious food is ready for you to also gorge yourself on.

Stuffing Recipe - Cooking Classy

Stuffing – I like homemade stuffing best but any stuffing will do, and it is so confusing, stuffing is…I mean it is literally just wet bread crumbs and seasonings but, boy is it good!

Absolutely Amazing Pumpkin Pie - Tastes Better From Scratch

Pumpkin Pie – it is just hard not to love pumpkin pie.

Spiked Jellied Cranberry Sauce Recipe : Food Network Recipe | Food Network  Kitchen | Food Network

Cranberry Sauce – but I want the canned jelly kind, not the chunky berry kind

Best Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallow Recipe - How to Make Sweet  Potato Casserole
The Pioneer Woman Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potatoes – and it has to be sweet potatoes, none of this yam stuff. And topped with marshmallows and a pecan crust.

Traditional Thanksgiving Foods I Dislike:

The Simplest Roast Turkey Recipe Recipe | Epicurious

Turkey – okay it’s not that I don’t like turkey, cause I do. I just don’t like Thanksgiving turkey.

Green Bean Casserole Recipe | French's

Green Bean Casserole – just yuck!

Decadent Pecan Pie Recipe - BettyCrocker.com

Pecan Pie – I like pecans, but there is something about the gooey stuff underneath that I just…no.

Cornbread Recipe {Southern-Style}

Corn bread – I like corn bread, it’s great with chili. It is wonderful with my Mother in Law’s Sausage Bean Chowder. I’ll even eat it with some fried catfish. But it is not a Thanksgiving food.

Non-Traditional Thanksgiving Foods I Like:

Best Southern Baked Mac and Cheese Recipe - How To Make Southern Baked Mac  and Cheese

Mac & Cheese – cause, duh!

Creamy Corn with Bacon and Jalapenos - Emily Bites

Corn Casserole or Corn Soufflé – now I know what you are thinking, “but you just said…” Yeah, well that’s corn bread this is a deliciousness with corn, and bacon, and jalapenos, and cheese, and did I mention bacon already?

Easy Potatoes Au Gratin Recipe - How to Make Homemade Au Gratin Potatoes

Scalloped or Au Gratin Potatoes – most people do mashed, I prefer the whole circle, cheesy kind.

10 Best Cranberry Cream Cheese Turkey Sandwich Recipes | Yummly

And next day leftovers – turkey, with a bit of cranberry sauce and some swiss or Monterey jack cheese on toasted bread slightly warmed with a bit of mayo is perfection.

To see what others had to say they liked or disliked in Thanksgiving foods in this weeks WWBC click here. To see the list of topics for the rest of the year, click on the photo below:

6 thoughts on “Wednesday Weekly Blog Challenge: Traditional Thanksgiving Foods I Like Or Dislike”

  1. This is making me hungry! 🙂

    I love cheese dips and am usually stuffed before the turkey is even ready. And stuffing yes. Probably my favorite. I do like au gratin potatoes or cheesy potatoes of whatever variety. And yes to leftovers!


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