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10 Things Midwesterners Always Have on Their Thanksgiving Table

10 Things Midwesterners Always Have on Their Thanksgiving Table

Bring on the canned food and casseroles

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There’s no place like home for the holidays, especially when you’re from the Midwest. When it comes to a Thanksgiving table in the middle part of the country, there’s a lot of convenience cooking to optimize football-watching time and hours spent with family. That means one thing: casseroles. For these dishes and many more, check out our recipe roundup of down-home things that Midwesterners always have on their Thanksgiving table.

Cheese Balls

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You need something to snack on while the turkey roasts. And no Midwestern holiday meal is complete without a ton of cheese, including a signature appetizer cheese ball.

Potato Skins

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Deviled Eggs

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Deep-Fried Turkey

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Ham

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A proper Midwestern host would never leave a diner without a protein, even if they don’t care for turkey. That’s why you’ll always find another meat option, such as glazed ham, on the buffet table.

Crispy Cheesy Broccoli Gratin

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Cheesy Hash Brown Casserole

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Green Bean Casserole

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Sweet Potato Casserole

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Jell-O

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10 dishes you should never make on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is arguably the best food holiday in the US.

From turkey to stuffing to sweet potato casseroles, there are a lot of fantastic dishes to choose from. So why waste time making sides that no one wants?

Here are 10 dishes you should never serve on Thanksgiving.

Trust us, leave the raw vegetable tray behind.


10 dishes you should never make on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is arguably the best food holiday in the US.

From turkey to stuffing to sweet potato casseroles, there are a lot of fantastic dishes to choose from. So why waste time making sides that no one wants?

Here are 10 dishes you should never serve on Thanksgiving.

Trust us, leave the raw vegetable tray behind.


10 dishes you should never make on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is arguably the best food holiday in the US.

From turkey to stuffing to sweet potato casseroles, there are a lot of fantastic dishes to choose from. So why waste time making sides that no one wants?

Here are 10 dishes you should never serve on Thanksgiving.

Trust us, leave the raw vegetable tray behind.


10 dishes you should never make on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is arguably the best food holiday in the US.

From turkey to stuffing to sweet potato casseroles, there are a lot of fantastic dishes to choose from. So why waste time making sides that no one wants?

Here are 10 dishes you should never serve on Thanksgiving.

Trust us, leave the raw vegetable tray behind.


10 dishes you should never make on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is arguably the best food holiday in the US.

From turkey to stuffing to sweet potato casseroles, there are a lot of fantastic dishes to choose from. So why waste time making sides that no one wants?

Here are 10 dishes you should never serve on Thanksgiving.

Trust us, leave the raw vegetable tray behind.


10 dishes you should never make on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is arguably the best food holiday in the US.

From turkey to stuffing to sweet potato casseroles, there are a lot of fantastic dishes to choose from. So why waste time making sides that no one wants?

Here are 10 dishes you should never serve on Thanksgiving.

Trust us, leave the raw vegetable tray behind.


10 dishes you should never make on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is arguably the best food holiday in the US.

From turkey to stuffing to sweet potato casseroles, there are a lot of fantastic dishes to choose from. So why waste time making sides that no one wants?

Here are 10 dishes you should never serve on Thanksgiving.

Trust us, leave the raw vegetable tray behind.


10 dishes you should never make on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is arguably the best food holiday in the US.

From turkey to stuffing to sweet potato casseroles, there are a lot of fantastic dishes to choose from. So why waste time making sides that no one wants?

Here are 10 dishes you should never serve on Thanksgiving.

Trust us, leave the raw vegetable tray behind.


10 dishes you should never make on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is arguably the best food holiday in the US.

From turkey to stuffing to sweet potato casseroles, there are a lot of fantastic dishes to choose from. So why waste time making sides that no one wants?

Here are 10 dishes you should never serve on Thanksgiving.

Trust us, leave the raw vegetable tray behind.


10 dishes you should never make on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is arguably the best food holiday in the US.

From turkey to stuffing to sweet potato casseroles, there are a lot of fantastic dishes to choose from. So why waste time making sides that no one wants?

Here are 10 dishes you should never serve on Thanksgiving.

Trust us, leave the raw vegetable tray behind.