The Untraditional Traditional Dishes that Make Thanksgiving Great

November 25, 2015

We spend a lot of time improving upon the Thanksgiving classics. It’s practically assumed that most dinner tables in America will have the familiar menu of turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, pecan pie, etc. But what actually makes Thanksgiving great isn’t usually Aunt Susie’s perfect turkey brine—it’s the company of the people we love most (cue the awwws), and their quirky side dishes. Below, the BA staff shared some of their untraditional family traditions. What are yours?

Donuts should always be a part of the tradition. Photo: Joseph De Le

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