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Thanksgiving Recipes With a Regional Twist

Add these traditional Southern, New England and Midwestern dishes to your holiday feast

There are plenty of menu items that we think of as Thanksgiving classics: roast turkey, bread stuffing, cranberry sauce. But the menu is a bit different in certain areas of the country. Southern traditions include cornbread stuffing and deep-fried turkey, while New Englanders often incorporate shellfish: Oyster stuffing is a dish that dates back to Colonial days. No matter where you live, these recipes featuring tasty regional twists on Thanksgiving dinner are worth a try. … Back to Article

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