Salad??!!  Really?  Salad?  Well, that and brownies.  What the heck?  That's what we in Minnesota apparently have as the most popular Thanksgiving menu item.  And the sweet menu item is brownies.

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How many Thanksgivings have you been to here in Minnesota that have salad and brownies as their staple menu item?  Most of the time I see it as Turkey and mashed potatoes.  And usually a plethora of desserts.  Not necessarily just brownies.  Usually a collection of pies and other assorted things.  And yes, salads are among the choices, but definitely not the first one.

And with this little tid-bit I'm going with the unpopular opinion.. I can't stand green bean casserole.  It looks like something you threw up after eating green beans and some other stuff.  I can't get past the visual.  But I know.... unpopular opinion.  I am in the minority.

You can check out what every state finds to be the best menu item for Thanksgiving right here.  And yes, break out the stretchy pants... Thanksgiving is just 3 weeks away!