Alternative Thanksgiving Dishes

5 holiday recipes without the turkey


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Alternative Thanksgiving Dishes Thanksgiving is just over a week away. Though today this feast of a holiday is based upon slicing up roasted turkey and piling it on your plate with heaps of accompanying sides, it wasn't always about the bird.

Remembering the history behind the holiday reminds us that, despite its current traditions, there is more to celebrating than just eating turkey. Especially if you aren't a turkey eater.

So what is there to eat this holiday season when you are without the acquired taste for turkey? Plenty!

We've picked out our favorite alternative Thanksgiving dishes that both turkey lovers and turkey haters will enjoy. Cooking for a vegetarian? We've got you covered. Prefer red meat? We've got that too.

Read on for five great Thanksgiving dishes without the turkey.

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  • Snooth User: gsh02
    745539 11

    "5 holiday recipes without the turkey"? Actually, it's 4, since you included turducken. I was hoping for more than just one or two vegetarian options, as I don't eat meat or fish.

    Nov 16, 2011 at 8:16 PM

  • Snooth User: tomstrong
    322070 0

    People who don't eat meat don't have much to be thankful for anyway, do they?

    Just kidding :-)

    Nov 21, 2011 at 4:06 PM

  • Snooth User: Helen Poole
    1337036 29

    That's nice

    Aug 30, 2013 at 6:02 AM

  • Snooth User: anvilpep
    1370081 34

    good one

    Sep 24, 2013 at 1:01 AM

  • great

    Sep 27, 2013 at 2:26 AM

  • That's nice

    Oct 07, 2013 at 12:13 AM

  • good

    Jan 21, 2014 at 1:07 AM

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