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The Most Popular Thanksgiving Dish In Maryland Is...

Well, this kind of surprised us!

General Mills compiled searches on its websites (Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, and Tablespoon) from November 1st through Thanksgiving Day 2016 to discover the most popular recipes in each state for Thanksgiving. You might be as surprised as we were to discover the most searched recipe in Maryland was... crab cakes. 

Really?

Crab cakes?

For Thanksgiving?

My (Erin) family will often have crab balls or crab dip as an appetizer, but we make crab cakes the star at another time. Check out the infographic from General Mills to see what dishes are popular in other states. 

Alabama - Sausage balls
Alaska - Cinnamon rolls
Arizona - Shrimp
Arkansas - Chicken and dumplings
California - Macaroni and cheese
Connecticut - Butternut squash soup
Colorado - Cranberry sauce
Delaware - Sweet potato casserole
Florida - Pumpkin cheesecake
Georgia - Sweet potato casserole
Hawaii - Crescent rolls
Idaho - Biscuits
Illinois - Mashed potatoes
Indiana - Peanut butter cookies
Iowa - Monkey Bread
Kansas - Pinwheels
Kentucky - Chicken and dumplings
Louisiana - Cornbread dressing
Maine - Chicken Pot Pie
Maryland - Crabcakes 
Massachusets - Cheesecake
Michigan - Chili
Minnesota - Green bean casserole
Mississippi - Chicken spaghetti
Missouri - Breakfast casserole
Montana - Oven roasted vegetables
Nebraska - Monkey bread
Nevada - Peanut butter cookies
New Hampshire - Blueberry pie
New Jersey - Crabcakes
New Mexico - Pecan pie
New York - Cheesecake
North Carolina - Sweet potato pie
North Dakota - Apple crisp
Ohio - Buffalo chicken dip
Oklahoma - Pecan pie
Oregon - Bread stuffing
Pennsylvania - Buffalo chicken dip
Rhode Island - Monkey bread
South Carolina - Sweet potato pie
South Dakota - Pumpkin pie
Tennessee - Sausage balls
Texas - Chicken spaghetti
Utah - Crescent recipes
Vermont - Butternut squash soup
Virgina - Macaroni and cheese
Washington - Sugar cookies
West Virginia - Buffalo chicken dip
Wisconsin - Shrimp
Wyoming - Pork chops