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The Definitive Ranking Of Thanksgiving Food

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LOOK AT THE THANKSGIVING DINNER IN ALL OF ITS BEAUTIFUL GLORY! LOOK! AT! IT!

Now let us judge it.
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Now let us judge it.

16. Gelatin Fruit Mold

The most unpredictable dessert of all time - the reason why you should have trust issues. Just no.
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The most unpredictable dessert of all time - the reason why you should have trust issues. Just no.

15. Dinner Rolls

Everybody loves a good dinner roll with some butter to mop up that last bit of mashed potato flecked gravy, but don't waste valuable tummy room on it.
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Everybody loves a good dinner roll with some butter to mop up that last bit of mashed potato flecked gravy, but don't waste valuable tummy room on it.

14. Pumpkin Pie

Honestly, by the time you indulge in all of Thanksgiving's savory goodness, do you need this mediocre pie in your life?
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Honestly, by the time you indulge in all of Thanksgiving's savory goodness, do you need this mediocre pie in your life?

13. Green Beans

Everybody loves a nice crunchy green bean that squirts its juice out across the table, but it's commonplace enough that it is surely not what makes a Thanksgiving feast what it is. Next.
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Everybody loves a nice crunchy green bean that squirts its juice out across the table, but it's commonplace enough that it is surely not what makes a Thanksgiving feast what it is. Next.

12. Cranberry Sauce - Homemade

If anyone in your family bothers to make cranberry sauce from scratch, you know it's delicious, because cranberry. BUT - the can is always better in this case, no?
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If anyone in your family bothers to make cranberry sauce from scratch, you know it's delicious, because cranberry. BUT - the can is always better in this case, no?

11. Butternut Squash Soup

A beautifully orange, thick and hearty soup to start off the meal. But just have a small bowl, there's a shit ton of food coming out!
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A beautifully orange, thick and hearty soup to start off the meal. But just have a small bowl, there's a shit ton of food coming out!

10. Brussels Sprouts

Grilled, baked, or fried, these little treats are a nice green companion to the notoriously brown Thanksgiving meal. Add bacon to win the game.
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Grilled, baked, or fried, these little treats are a nice green companion to the notoriously brown Thanksgiving meal. Add bacon to win the game.

9. Roasted Corn

Drenched in butter for maximum artery clogging capacity, please.
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Drenched in butter for maximum artery clogging capacity, please.

8. Glazed Carrots

Anything and everything should be glazed. Just all of it.
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Anything and everything should be glazed. Just all of it.

7. Mashed Potatoes

A classic addition to any meal, let alone Thanksgiving. Its value is measured in how well you can create a gravy moat around the rest of your food with it.
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A classic addition to any meal, let alone Thanksgiving. Its value is measured in how well you can create a gravy moat around the rest of your food with it.

6. Cornbread

Cornbread is among the food greats. It doubles as a savory, gravy dunking bread, as well as a dessert treat that can be toasted with some jam and butter. It does it all!
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Cornbread is among the food greats. It doubles as a savory, gravy dunking bread, as well as a dessert treat that can be toasted with some jam and butter. It does it all!

5. Turkey

The star of Thanksgiving. Without it, there would be no Turkey Day, no tryptophan coma, no need for gravy. (That last part is a lie, gravy goes on literally every single thing).
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The star of Thanksgiving. Without it, there would be no Turkey Day, no tryptophan coma, no need for gravy. (That last part is a lie, gravy goes on literally every single thing).

4. Cranberry Sauce - From The Can

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Not much else is more beautiful than can lines in your jellied cranberry sauce. Mmm, all of the texture.

3. Sweet Potatoes

A food that can be prepped in so many delicious ways deserves all of the praise. Maple syrup infused and double baked, anyone?
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A food that can be prepped in so many delicious ways deserves all of the praise. Maple syrup infused and double baked, anyone?

2. Gravy

If everything on your plate isn't drowning in a brown pool of gravy, you're doing it wrong.
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If everything on your plate isn't drowning in a brown pool of gravy, you're doing it wrong.

1. Stuffing

The KING of Thanksgiving foods. Bready and delicious, great homemade stuffing is a Thanksgiving game-changer. (Though, who doesn't love the boxed version? It's a classic).
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The KING of Thanksgiving foods. Bready and delicious, great homemade stuffing is a Thanksgiving game-changer. (Though, who doesn't love the boxed version? It's a classic).

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