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This Map Shows America’s Favorite Thanksgiving Side Dish And Believe It Or Not, Only One State Chose Cranberry Sauce

Let’s just give in to the mashed potatoes already, the sweet, buttery and creamy side dish that we all refrain from scooping the entire bowl on Turkey day.

The matter of the fact is that the sides on Thanksgiving are way more exciting than the actual turkey.

Now don’t get me wrong, the turkey is the main meal so it HAS to be good but let’s be real, the pumpkin pie, stuffing, mashed potatoes and the pineapple souffle steal the spotlight.

Now if you were waiting to admit that you prefer the side dishes more than the main meal on Thanksgiving, you’re not the only one because according to Zippia, they have an entire map dedicated to each state’s favorite side dish!

Courtesy of Zippia

It’s no surprise that 10 states favor mashed potatoes as the best but here’s where it gets interesting.

7 states voted Mac & Cheese to be their favorite side dish on Thanksgiving and I had no idea families even made Mac & Cheese during this holiday and frankly, it sounds amazing to do so!

While many states voted mashed potatoes, mac & cheese, corn, biscuits and stuffing as one of the best side dishes, Maine decided to lean more on the vegetable side with the side salad being the most delicious side dish on the table.

Interesting isn’t it?

Now can somebody please tell me what Hash brown Casserole is; the state of Alaska chose it as their favorite, and it sounds immaculate.

Thanksgiving celebration traditional dinner. Roasted turkey garnished with cranberries on a rustic style table decoraded with pumpkins, vegetables, pie, flowers and candles. Festive table setting