The debate is on: Most popular Thanksgiving sides, best pies


Chicago (WLS) — When you think of Thanksgiving dinner, you think of turkey. But the sides are just as important.

ZippiaA career resource, , analyzed search trends to find each state’s favorite side dishes.

In Illinois, it’s mashed potatoes. We’re not the only ones to make it to the top in nine states.

Bread rolls were the second most popular, ranking first in four states.

Carbohydrates generally dominate this list, with multiple types of potatoes, stuffings, dressings, rolls and biscuits all making the map.

Let’s talk about pie.

Pumpkin is the number one choice, according to some. YouGov poll 23% of people chose it.

The second most popular choice was Pecan Pie at 14%.

Apple pie was third at 12%.

Sweet potatoes then ranked fourth overall, with 8% of Americans citing sweet potatoes as their favorite food.

People were asked to choose their favorite from a list of about 20 different pies.


What do you think?

Written by Natalia Chi

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