Popular Thanksgiving side dishes for each state

Popular Thanksgiving Side Dishes 2020

We’re counting down the days until we get to eat a Thanksgiving feast – even if it’s just with our immediate household family.

Who else is ready to pile your plate high, forget calories for one day, and chow down?

According to Google Trends, people are piling their holiday plates high with bread, casseroles, and other yummy carbs this year. But, hey, they are all Thanksgiving must-haves. We’re not judging!

Here’s what people are searching, by state, for Thanksgiving this year:

  • Alabama – Dressing
  • Alaska – Hash brown casserole
  • Arizona – Green bean casserole
  • Arkansas – White gravy
  • California – Mashed potatoes
  • Colorado – Mashed potatoes
  • Connecticut – Mashed potatoes
  • Delaware – Mac and cheese
  • District of Columbia – Mac and cheese
  • Florida – Sweet potato casserole
  • Georgia – Mac and cheese
  • Hawaii – Turkey gravy
  • Idaho – Green bean casserole
  • Illinois – Mashed potatoes
  • Indiana – Deviled eggs
  • Iowa – Corn
  • Kansas – Cream corn
  • Kentucky – Broccoli casserole
  • Louisiana – Cornbread dressing
  • Maine – Side salad
  • Maryland – Mac and cheese
  • Massachusetts – Stuffing
  • Michigan – Green bean casserole
  • Minnesota – Mashed potatoes
  • Mississippi – Baked sweet potatoes
  • Missouri – Rolls
  • Montana – Mashed potatoes
  • Nebraska – Green bean casserole
  • Nevada – Mashed potatoes
  • New Hampshire – Cranberry sauce
  • New Jersey – Stuffing
  • New Mexico – Green bean casserole
  • New York – Stuffing
  • North Carolina – Mac and cheese
  • North Dakota – Mashed potatoes
  • Ohio – Green bean casserole
  • Oklahoma – Rolls
  • Oregon – Biscuits
  • Pennsylvania – Stuffing
  • Rhode Island – Stuffing
  • South Carolina – Mac and cheese
  • South Dakota – Crescent rolls
  • Tennessee – Sweet potato casserole
  • Texas – Green bean casserole
  • Utah – Rolls
  • Vermont – Stuffing
  • Virginia – Mac and cheese
  • Washington – Mashed potatoes
  • West Virginia – Rolls
  • Wisconsin – Mashed potatoes
  • Wyoming – Brown gravy

Key Findings

  • Mashed potatoes are the favorite of 10 states.
  • Right behind mashed potatoes is mac n’ cheese- 7 states know that it’s not Thanksgiving without the cheesy, delicious dish.
  • While most states are reaching for the carbs, Maine is all about that side salad.
  • The south isn’t a casserole belt, but the Midwest can’t get enough – especially of green bean casserole.
  • Alabama doesn’t eat stuffing, they like “dressing” AKA southern people stuffing.
  • Only New Hampshire is a big fan of cranberry sauce.
  • Biscuits. Rolls. Crescent rolls. Forget, fancy sides, just toss some rolls in the oven.
  • 47 states want their sides carby, cheesy, potato-y and delicious. Only 3 are reaching for veggies more.

Some of these results in the popular thanksgiving side dishes 2020 surprised us – would you agree with your states side dish preference?

Information used in this article was supplied by Zippa.

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