7 Untraditional Ways To Eat Turkey This Thanksgiving, Including Deep-Fried With Sriracha

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Food is a common denominator that unites us all, and that is never more evident than when Thanksgiving Day rolls around. Families of all walks of life gather and dedicate an entire day to stuffing themselves with traditional American Thanksgiving fare, as well as dishes from their own cultures. The kinds of food we grow up eating and learn to love largely depend on our cultural upbringings and our families’ special ways of cooking unique foods. As we get older, we tend to branch out and try out cuisines from cultures outside of our own.

And yet when Thanksgiving comes along each year, turkey is most likely the first word that comes to mind. Even if you’re a ham lover or a vegetarian, turkey is king this holiday. And while sometimes the tried-and-true recipes are best year-after-year, sometimes tried-and-true gets a little, well, tired-and-true. Why not spice it up this year and make your turkey feel a little more exotic? Here are seven alternative ways to dress up your bird this season that are way more exciting. Instead of garlic and herbs, cook a turkey using Sriracha, ginger, or tandoori masala. After all, nothing is more American than celebrating our country’s melting pot with multicultural cooking.

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