Roasted, non-brined white meat, white bread stuffing, canned cranberries, pumpkin pie, a good old fashioned hunger-induced family feud, and don't you dare skimp on the butter.
Welcome to a typical American Thanksgiving, according to our not-so-scientific but extremely festive polls on holiday behavior. Over 200,000 votes were cast in poll questions ranging from pie preferences and cooking methods to levels of meal prep panic and bad guest behavior.
As it turns out, Americans are a pretty traditional bunch of eaters, who don't fuss quite as much as sitcoms might have you believe, but they might need a reminder to defrost the turkey in time.
Read on - and don't forget the marshmallows.
White or dark turkey meat?
What's the best way to cook a whole Thanksgiving turkey?
Do you brine?
Dressing inside or outside the bird?
For that matter, do you call it "stuffing" or "dressing"?
Which of these ingredients are essential in your Thanksgiving stuffing?
Lumps in your mashed potatoes?
Cranberries from a can – yea or nay?
Sweet potato casserole – marshmallows on top?
Do you ever try to slim-down traditional Thanksgiving dishes?
How frenzied do you get about Thanksgiving meal preparation?
What staples have you failed to find in your cupboard or fridge on Thanksgiving?
What's the worst thing that's happened to you at Thanksgiving dinner?
* Turkey didn't thaw in time 17.32%
Any drama at your family's Thankgiving meal?
Should a meat-eating Thankgiving host be expected to accommodate a vegetarian guest?
You come to my house and you eat what I serve you. It's rude not to. Just pick the meat out. 3.07%
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