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Create your dream Thanksgiving meal

For many, Thanksgiving is the ultimate food holidayAlthough not everyone chooses to celebrate, those who do have high expectations for the dishes that make it to the table. The turkey must be juicy,  the cranberry sauce must be sweet, and the pie must have a flakey crust fit for the gods. But for the picky eaters among us, Thanksgiving can be a trying time. This is the place to craft your perfect Thanksgiving meal—what is making it on your table?


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Pick a Thanksgiving turkey: roast turkey or fried turkey?
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#TeamRoastTurkey
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#TeamFriedTurkey
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There are endless options for the prince of the Thanksgiving feast. From turducken to tofurkey, the turkey is versatile and eager to please. Oven-roasted turkey is the classic, while fried turkey is a bit more of a dangerous undertaking. Either way, make sure you get a crispy skin and juicy bird. 

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To go with your turkey: gravy or cranberry sauce?
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#TeamGravy
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#TeamCranberrySauce
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Gravy is much more than a topping for the turkey; pour this over any dish on your table and you are sure to take it to the next level. Cranberry sauce, on the other hand, is the shining star of Thanksgiving. It is a much-needed bright spot on a table full of otherwise heavy foods. 

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Pick a casserole: green bean casserole or sweet potato casserole?
#TeamGreenBeans
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#TeamSweetPotatoes
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The magic is in the toppings for both of these dishes. Green bean casserole features crispy fried onions and cheese, while sweet potato casserole wouldn't be complete without a layer of mini marshmallows. Together, these dishes are an appetizer, main course and dessert all in one. But which one can you not live without?

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For your first side: mashed potatoes or mac and cheese?
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#TeamMashedPotatoes
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#TeamMacAndCheese
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Some people would kill for creamy mashed potatoes at Thanksgiving. Others—this writer included—say colorless foods are not to be trusted. For this camp, mac and cheese is always a solid option. Which one do you prefer?

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For your second side: stuffing or yams?
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#TeamStuffing
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#TeamYams
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Stuffing is one of the dishes you rarely see outside of Thanksgiving. Some prefer a traditional cornbread and sausage combo, but stuffing is quite the malleable dish—replace cornbread with croissants and upgrade your sausage to chorizo and you've got yourself a dish. Meanwhile, yams are yet another strategy for putting dessert on the table before pie is served. Which one is better?

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Pick a green: brussels sprouts or collard greens?
#TeamBrusselsSprouts
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#TeamCollardGreens
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Whether they're roasted or fried, Brussels sprouts are sure to go fast on any Thanksgiving table. Collard greens, on the other hand, are the perfect, tender side. These greens will take any plate to the next level. Which veggie is making the cut?

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From the bread basket: buttered roll or cornbread?
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#TeamBreadRoll
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#TeamCornbread
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Let's be real, the bread is the real pièce de résistance of Thanksgiving. Perhaps you prefer a crescent or a classic buttered roll—have these ever led you astray? Others choose cornbread as the perfect pairing to the rest of their plate; there is no better vessel to soak up the drippings of your feast. Which bread is best?

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To drink, you've got: mulled wine or warm cider?
#TeamMulledWine
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#TeamWarmCider
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Mulled wine combines the spices of fall with the indulgent taste of a full-bodied red wine—plus a little bit of brandy. Warm apple cider, on the other hand, is a nod to the apple juice of childhood, only upgraded with cinnamon and booze. How will you choose?

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And dessert No. 1: sweet potato pie or pumpkin pie?
#TeamSweetPotatoPie
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#TeamPumpkinPie
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Sure, they may both be orange and they may both have a puree base, but these two pies are distinct. Pumpkin pie is perfect for those who want the most out of their pies, as it is a welcome addition to any Halloween, Thanksgiving, or Christmas festivity. Sweet potato pie, on the other hand, is light, airy, and an altogether different pie experience. Which one is your favorite?

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Dessert No. 2 (duh): pecan pie or apple pie?
#TeamPecanPie
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#TeamApplePie
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Pecan pie is the savior of those who prefer chocolate over fruit. Add some semi-sweet chocolate chips and maybe a little bourbon to your recipe, and this pie is sure to disappear first. Apple pie, on the other hand, is best this time of year. You can't say no to apples fresh from the orchard. Which one is better?