The “New York Times” analyzed Google searches to find which Thanksgiving recipes are unusually popular in each state. And while they’re all strange, most of them sound off-the-charts indulgent. We need to start sharing this stuff people!
Here are five of the weirdest dishes . . . and they’re actually popular in MORE than one state . . .
- Snicker apple salad is popular in South Dakota, Iowa, and Nebraska. It’s a dessert featuring chopped up Snickers candy bars and apples in whipped cream.
- Frog eye salad . . . in Nevada, Idaho, Wyoming, and Colorado. It’s a salad with pasta, fruit, eggs, whipped cream, and marshmallows.
- Stuffed artichokes . . . in New York and New Jersey.
- Pumpkin whoopee pie, in New Hampshire and Maine. It’s two pumpkin cookies with a cream cheese filling in between.
- Sopapilla cheesecake, in Oklahoma and Texas. Basically a cheesecake made with crescent rolls, loosely based on the Latino sopapilla pastry.
There are a few others that sound great just on their name ALONE: Cookie salad in North Dakota . . . key lime cake in Georgia . . . maple walnut pie in Vermont . . . corn pudding in Maryland . . . and pineapple casserole in South Carolina.
And the worst unusually popular Thanksgiving dish? It’s a landslide win for Oregon, where the number one choice is . . . vegan mushroom gravy.
Montana’s unusually popular Thanksgiving food is a close second . . . it’s fruit salad. Come on, Montana. Just fruit? People just one state over are mixing Snickers bars with whipped cream and calling it a salad!