Grossest Thanksgiving recipes

Heart stoppers, belly bombers and the just plain bizarre. Ten dishes to avoid this holiday

By Katie McDonough
November 22, 2012 8:00PM (UTC)
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Happy Thanksgiving! Time to make sure you have everything: Brine for the turkey? Check. Marshmallows for the sweet potatoes? Check. Onions for the green bean casserole? Check. Mealworms for the cornbread stuffing? Um, check?

From insect-filled feasts to turkey done Guy Fieri-style, here's Salon's roundup of the weirdest, the grossest and the downright strangest Thanksgiving fare our great nation (and Canada!) has to offer. Bon appétit!


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Katie McDonough

Katie McDonough is Salon's politics writer, focusing on gender, sexuality and reproductive justice. Follow her on Twitter @kmcdonovgh or email her at

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