Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful for all of our favorite dishes: turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, and pie. Our tables are filled with those traditional recipes that have been passed down for generations. But those might be too #basic for some families so they go for something unconventional, like fish.
I asked six people what the weirdest thing they ate on Thanksgiving was and let me tell you the results were pretty strange.
1. Celery and Cream Cheese
I'm sure we've all had celery and cream cheese or ants on a log as an after school snack. But at our Thanksgiving table? Probably not.
My roommate Carly eats celery and cream cheese every Thanksgiving as an appetizer before the big meal. Only a little bit strange.
2. Fish and Lasagna
Yes you read that correctly- both fish and lasagna were served at this Thanksgiving dinner. It might be your typical Christmas dinner if you're Italian, but not for Thanksgiving. But who knows, if you're a vegetarian and don't eat turkey, this might be the perfect meal for you.
3. Fried Okra
It's a Southern thing. But you are probably wondering what the heck is okra? Okra is a green vegetable served in traditional Southern cuisines. It is found in gumbos, stews, and of course fried.
Kind of a weird dish to add to your Thanksgiving table. If you dread the traditional green bean casserole maybe this will be the vegetable for you.
4. Peking Duck
Can duck actually replace turkey on Thanksgiving? Peking Duck is a traditional Chinese cuisine. The skin is crispy and the meat is juicy. It's kind of like a turkey, except your turkey is probably way dryer. Not a fan of turkey? Maybe peking duck will steal the show this Thanksgiving.
5. Cocktail Onions
Aren't these served in a martini? Cocktail onions are basically pickled pearl onions used in cocktail drinks. I think it's a little strange to be serving these at your Thanksgiving dinner, but hey, whatever floats your boat, or martini in this case.
6. Cranberry Fluff
Marshmallows and cranberries should never be mixed together- ever. The look of this dish is so strange to me. And who came up with the idea to mix Cool Whip and cranberries together? Gross. Just stick with traditional cranberry sauce.