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11 Things You Never Thought of Putting in Stuffing

Stuffing is a Thanksgiving tradition, but it doesn't have to be boring, bland and, well...stuffy. Shake up this year's menu with new recipes for the iconic side dish that include artichokes, goat cheese, quinoa and even oysters.
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Stuffing is a Thanksgiving tradition, but it doesn't have to be boring, bland and, well...stuffy.

Shake up this year's menu with new recipes for the iconic side dish that include artichokes, goat cheese, quinoa and even oysters.

Tortilla Chips
Don't worry, there's no salsa. Get the recipe.

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Butternut Squash
For when you want a gorgeous, edible centerpiece. Get the recipe.

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Everything Bagels (And Bacon)
It's like a breakfast sandwich in a bowl. Get the recipe.

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Sticky Rice
Add an Asian flair to your feast. Get the recipe.

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Oysters
It's a New Orleans tradition. Get the recipe.

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Figs
It's getting straight-up festive in here. Get the recipe.

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Shrimp
Not a bread crumb in sight. Get the recipe.

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Quinoa
Hearty, tasty and vegan. Get the recipe.

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Goat Cheese
Let's face it--cheese makes everything better. Get the recipe.

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Red Lentils
Make it a day ahead to let the flavors come together. Get the recipe.

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Artichokes
Green beans, shmean beans. Get the recipe.

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