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Untraditional Thanksgiving

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During Thanksgiving, many different families coming from different parts of the world incorporate their culture into their Thanksgiving feast.

During Thanksgiving, many different families coming from different parts of the world incorporate their culture into their Thanksgiving feast.

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During Thanksgiving, many different families coming from different parts of the world incorporate their culture into their Thanksgiving feast.

Kate Haas, Staff Writer

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When most people think of Thanksgiving food, turkey, stuffing, green beans, and mashed potatoes might come to mind. However, other students families have a less traditional menu for their Thanksgiving feast. These are some students who have some nontraditional foods for their feast.

 

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The vegetables pictured above are rutabagas, which are grow in Sweden. Rutabagas, like cabbage and turnips, have a slight bitter taste when raw. Once they are cooked, though, they become sweet like a potato.

Addison Ambrose, 10th

Food: Rutabagas

“My family is part Swedish so we always eat rutabagas along with the traditional Thanksgiving food.”

 

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Chicken biriyani is a traditional Indian dish popular throughout South Asia.

Nithya Gujja, 10th

Food: Chicken Biryani

“My family doesn’t make the traditional Thanksgiving food and we usually eat Indian food for Thanksgiving.”

 

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Chips and queso is a popular dish which consists of tortilla chips dipped in melted cheese.

Bree, 9th

Food: Chips and queso

“I usually have chips and queso every Thanksgiving.”

 

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Rice is a grain that is an important food in many different cultures.

Amanda Weng, 10th

Food: Rice

“We always have rice for Thanksgiving.”

 

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Tacos are a tradition Mexican dish composed of toppings wrapped in a corn or wheat tortilla.

Juan Lozano, 9th

Food: Tacos

“My family usually has tacos for our Thanksgiving meal.”

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