The most popular Thanksgiving side dish in every state

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Not everyone serves up the same side dishes on Thanksgiving. In fact, the menu seems to vary depending on where you live. Google created a list of the most popular Thanksgiving side dish in each state, based on unique searches in 2017—and the results are interesting.

Not surprisingly, stuffing is a top contender. Folks in California, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Connecticut (where they add sausage) can’t get enough of it!

Save your pumpkin pie when you go to Arkansas—they prefer sweet potato pie. Pecan pie is the top choice for people in Colorado, Nevada and New Mexico. Floridians say no Thanksgiving is complete without a corn souffle. In a similar vein, Iowans love corn casserole.

Michiganders crave roasted Brussels sprouts, while New Yorkers are all about the acorn squash. And here’s a shocker—you might think that folks in Idaho would pick potatoes as their favorite side, but no dice. It’s all about the sourdough bread for them.

There are some unique picks on the list as well. In Arizona, they love pumpkin rolls, which I must admit, I had never even heard of. Turns out, it’s a rolled pumpkin cake with cream cheese frosting inside. Here’s a recipe if you want to try this Arizona favorite. People in Maine love mashed squash, and this another one that I hadn’t heard of before, but from recipes I read online (like this one from Erren’s Kitchen), I am drooling! Only the good people of Wisconsin have a passion for mashed potatoes.

Without further ado, here is the entire list of the most-Googled Thanksgiving side dish in each state of the U.S.:

Alabama: Squash casserole                              Montana: Cranberry sauce

Alaska: Green beans                                             Nebraska: Sweet potatoes

Arizona: Pumpkin roll                                          Nevada: Pecan pie

Arkansas: Sweet potato pie                              New Hampshire: Homemade stuffing

California: Stuffing                                                 New Jersey: Butternut squash soup

Colorado: Pecan pie                                               New Mexico: Pecan pie

Connecticut: Sausage stuffing                         New York: Acorn squash

Delaware: Butternut squash                             North Carolina: Corn pudding

Florida: Corn souffle                                               North Dakota: Sweet potatoes

Georgia: Squash casserole                                   Ohio: 7 layer salad

Hawaii: Sweet potato                                              Oklahoma: Cornbread dressing

Idaho: Sourdough bread                                        Oregon: Ambrosia salad

Illinois: Sweet potato casserole                         Pennsylvania: Candied sweet potatoes

Indiana: Roasted sweet potatoes                     Rhode Island: Stuffing

Iowa: Corn casserole                                                South Carolina: Cornbread dressing

Kansas: Yams                                                                South Dakota: Ambrosia salad

Kentucky: Broccoli casserole                              Tennessee: Mac and cheese

Louisiana: Yams                                                            Texas: Broccoli rice casserole

Maine: Mashed squash                                             Utah: Yams

Maryland: Collard greens                                       Vermont: Butternut squash

Massachusetts: Butternut squash                     Virginia: Corn pudding

Michigan: Roasted brussel sprouts                    Washington: Green beans

Minnesota: Thanksgiving sweet potatoes     West Virginia: Broccoli salad

Mississippi: Cornbread dressing                          Wisconsin: Garlic mashed potatoes

Missouri: Thanksgiving rolls                                    Wyoming: Sweet potatoes

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