Ridiculous holiday side dishes (that are secretly delicious)

No matter how often fancy food magazines create glossy spreads trying to convince us to shake up our holiday menus, tradition is tradition–and for some of us, tradition involves some truly, well, odd dishes.

Now, odd doesn’t mean undelicious. We’re big fans of cheesy “salads” and sweet potato casserole topped with marshmallows. But if you stop to think about it, these classic sides are a little strange when you try to explain them.

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