Thanksgiving season is upon us, which means two things: giving thanks and lots and lots of food. Modern American family feasts are as diverse as the people enjoying them, from traditional turkey and mashed potatoes, to dessert quesadillas and shrimp scampi. (All of which is best served with a heaping spoonful or slice of cranberry sauce!)
So what type of Thanksgiving feaster are you? Take this quiz to find your perfect Thanksgiving plate!
1. Who is usually at your Thanksgiving table?
- Immediate family
- Extended family
- Everyone! Family, friends, neighbors—it’s an open house!
2. It’s your turn to host Thanksgiving. What is the menu like?
- Pot luck style; you love trying new dishes (and there’s less prep!)
- The whole nine yards; Thanksgiving is time for you to show off your culinary chops with a full spread!
- Why cook when it can be catered?
- Half homemade and half store-bought
3. Which are you most likely to volunteer to bring to Thanksgiving dinner?
- Something unique—preferably with a spicy kick!
- Wine and cheese
- Homemade pumpkin or apple pie
- A harvest salad or roasted vegetables
4. Where do most of your Thanksgiving recipes come from?
- I create them myself
- Food websites, blogs, social media and Pinterest
- TV, Magazines or recipe books
- Family recipes
5. Which of the following best describes your Thanksgiving dinner?
- The same as mom’s
- Light, fresh and healthy
- An eclectic mix of globally inspired flavors
- Mostly classic dishes, with one or two new recipes
6. How do you serve Thanksgiving dinner?
- At a restaurant
- Family style
- Formal sit-down
- In front of the big game
7. What do you do with your leftovers?
- Make a traditional Thanksgiving sandwich
- Use in a soup, casserole or pie
- Freeze them for later
- Eat them as-is
8. What side can’t you live without at Thanksgiving?
- Caprese Salad
- Green bean casserole
- Cranberry sauce
- Wild rice stuffing
9. How do you prefer your cranberry sauce to be served?
- Ocean Spray® Jellied Cranberry Sauce in the shape of the can
- Ocean Spray® Whole Berry Cranberry Sauce scooped in a bowl
- Homemade using fresh cranberries and grandma’s recipe
- Homemade, with an exciting new recipe you found on Pinterest
10. Besides cranberry sauce, how else do you incorporate cranberries into your Thanksgiving meal?
- In stuffing
- In a beverage—i.e. in a punch or a cranberry cocktail
- In a cranberry dessert
- I don’t