Thanksgiving is almost here! If you need to add more food to your Thanksgiving dishes, make sure to add mashed potatoes to your list.

What are you cookin' up in the kitchen for everybody in your family?  Are you hosting this year or invited to Thanksgiving dinner at a relative's house?

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With Thanksgiving being only 1 of 10 Federal Holidays in the United States, that means more employees get the day off to stuff their bellies full of delicious meals with their families.

That is when you start wondering, "Hm, I wonder what everybody and their mothers are eating for Thanksgiving?"

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My Thanksgiving consists of baked ham with cherry ham glaze, green bean casserole, stuffing, deviled eggs, cornbread, corn casserole, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie to top off the feast.

Oh, we cannot forget the mashed potatoes!  Extra gravy, too. DUH!

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Illinois' Most Popular Thanksgiving Side Dish is...

That is right!  Mashed potatoes made the top of the list in Illinois.

Everybody is always so focused on getting the best turkey to serve on Turkey Day, but the side dishes are just as important!

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While all of you are Googling "How to make easy mashed potatoes", majority of the country sure is doing it with you.

In 9 other states, they love mashed potatoes just as much; California, Colorado, Connecticut, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Washington, and our favorite neighbor...

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WISCONSIN!

Huh, you would think Wisconsin's favorite side dish was mac n' cheese.  Weird.

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If you were wondering, Thanksgiving is TOMORROW!

So start your prepping asap so you aren't one of the millions of Americans at Walmart tonight getting last minute ingredients.

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You have been warned!

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