ON THANKSGIVING, everyone has a favorite side dish. Depending on where you live and how you cook that delectable bread, veggie, spice and sausage concoction, yours could be stuffing or dressing.
According to a 2007 nationwide survey conducted by Butterball, the self-proclaimed turkey experts, Southerners are more apt to cook their dressing in a separate dish. Folks in the rest of the country are likely to stuff their turkeys with— what else—stuffing. Here’s fuel for more dinner table discussion: Cranberry sauce is cooked and sweet; cranberry relish is uncooked and tart. Deciding on cornbread or biscuits could lead to a family feud. When tubers are served, it’s often both sweet potato casserole and mashed potatoes with gravy.