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Most popular Thanksgiving recipe in every state



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  • Americans generally eat the same things on Thanksgiving but
    there are major differences.
  • While
    lots of regions of the country
    have their own
    unique flavors
    , Google can track which states are looking
    for recipes.
  • The Midwest is searching for salad recipes, the west coast
    has finally discovered squash, and tricky casseroles are always
    attracting attention.

On Thanksgiving, people across the United States devour
feasts that typically consist of turkey, stuffing, potatoes, and

Thanksgiving meals can also vary depending on where you

To get a better picture of Americans’ favorite side
dish recipes in each state, Business Insider consulted Google.
Looking at search data from the past three years,
Google’s researchers found the most uniquely highly searched
recipe that people in every state (plus Washington DC) Googled
during November.

Read more:

The most popular Thanksgiving dishes around the US

The researchers didn’t look at the most popular dish for
every state (which would’ve been pumpkin pie, pecan pie, and
apple pie in all 50). Instead, they focused on the most distinct,
and then found the recipes with the highest search volume for
each state.

Check them out in the map below:

most popular halloween candy every state mapShayanne Gal/Business Insider

Leanna Garfield contributed to an earlier version of this

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