Thanksgiving Grub for the Culinarily Impaired or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Bring a Side

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We’ve all faced the dilemma of attending Thanksgiving and being totally unprepared to bring a side dish, for any number of reasons. Maybe you’re working like ten dogs to clear your desk before the long weekend. Maybe you don’t want to do the disrespect of competing your mother-in-law’s famous mashed potatoes. Maybe you’re just not much of a cook. There’s no shame in any of those scenarios. There is, however, an undying shame in showing up to Thanksgiving dinner empty-handed — don’t worry though. Whether you’ve been tasked with a specific side or left to your own devices, we’ve got you covered with seven selections you can safely bring to any Thanksgiving feast to ensure you look like a great guest without breaking the bank or a sweat.

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