I know I've mentioned this before, but I really love Thanksgiving food. I love the turkey, the mashed potatoes, the stuffing! I love it all.

Homemade Roasted Thanksgiving Day Turkey

I think it's because it only comes around once a year; I know you can make a turkey any time of the year but it's kind of hard to find one! This past Easter we wanted a turkey diner and my family and I had such a hard time finding a turkey!

November is just a perfect time for a Thanksgiving dinner; it's chilly so having the oven on for the turkey just makes sense. Now, when people say Thanksgiving dinner with "all the fixings", what exactly do they mean?

Some might say that a traditional Thanksgiving dinner includes a turkey with stuffing with onions and celery, mashed potatoes, gravy some have green beans some have corn, dinner rolls, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie.

Flat-lay of friends feasting at Thanksgiving Day table with turkey
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But because everyone is so different, Thanksgiving may look different in other people's households. Some even opt out of the traditional Thanksgiving dinner and don't have a turkey- which is fine.

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But I was curious to see what a Thanksgiving is like for other people; so I asked:

We got some great responses! Here are 20 non-Thanksgiving side dishes you all love to add to your feast!

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We got a lot of you saying green spaghetti is what you add to your Thanksgiving feast and I have to admit that sounds amazing and I've definitely gotten a few ideas of what to add to my Thanksgiving dinner this year!

If you're not looking to cook this year, check out this guide of where you can order already made Thanksgiving meals!

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