Rachel Green is the Queen of Thanksgiving. Her eccentric trifle has become quite possibly the most iconic holiday food in television history. However, there are rivals who are trying to dethrone her. When Maya Kosoff asked Twitter users to share the strangest Thanksgiving dishes they came across, many have stepped up to the challenge.

The thread has received over 7.4K likes and 1.1K comments, many of which are showcasing recipes that are so terrible, they're hilarious. Like, the "magic" tomato soup cake with a creamy chocolate frosting. Or frog eye salad. Yes, I know, the title alone sounds like this abomination tastes like feet.

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Tammy Hornback 1 week ago

that is AWESOME

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MsM 1 week ago

YESSSS!!!!

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Thanksgiving Day is one of the most important national holidays in the United States. While there were many events that contributed to the tradition, it is believed that it began in 1621.

When the Mayflower (the English ship that transported the first English Puritans to the New World) left England in September 1620, it landed in Cape Cod where colonists began to settle. After the pilgrims’ first harvest succeeded, they planned a feast with the Native Americans. This get together went down in history as the "First Thanksgiving."

In 1817, New York became the first state to officially organize an annual Thanksgiving. However, it wasn’t until 1863 that President Abraham Lincoln declared it a national holiday.

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Andres Tejeda 1 week ago

I can get down with this especially with some fried onions.

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MsM 1 week ago

I'm guessing that's spray cheese around the edges. Nice touch (?)

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Samantha Lomb 1 week ago

that actually sounds like a good way to make regular corn bread moist. Sounds yummy and contains no jello or pimentos

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Night Owl 1 week ago (edited)

Why would she (or anyone for that matter) do that?! Weird. Sounds like a prank

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Samantha Lomb 1 week ago

I've had similar and its actually pretty decent if way to sweet to have much of. Add some rum and it might be awesome

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Sam Mix 1 week ago

This is so good!

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Samantha Lomb 1 week ago

Doesn't sound that bad or much different from an Ambrosia or Waldorf salad

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Jane Doe 1 week ago

There are some retro-looking spoof recipes from a Photoshop contest. Apparently this abomination is real. God help us all.

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Victoria Swift 1 week ago

That's stuff from my nightmares right there. It sounds like something a cat would barf up.

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Beans 1 week ago

The note at the end of the recipie is so sweet, and this sounds less horrifying than the other dishes.

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Adele Maestranzi 1 week ago

Honey, The Joy of Cooking is a classic, and that copy looks like a first edition!

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Joonscrab 1 week ago

This looks radioactive lmaoooo

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CrunChewy McSandybutt 1 week ago

The thing is... you should really try the recipes out way before the T-day holiday.

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Stevie 1 week ago

As a non native English speaker untrained pineapples sound like a weird thing... how do you train them?

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Samantha Lomb 1 week ago

This sounds like something you make when snowed in or when you are hungry but too lazy to go get groceries

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Linda James 1 week ago (edited)

It does have a particular odour that should be enough to warn people that it is not edible.

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MsM 1 week ago

This was very common back in ancient times. I recall this.

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Cip IESAN 1 week ago

Soylent green with carrots?

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Samantha Lomb 1 week ago

It feels like the recipe cards for a 1970s style sweet fruit and jello salad and a queso recipe got stuck together and someone didn't notice

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PeachesEDM 1 week ago

Nooo! This is my Grammy's specialty! I love it, but no one else does.

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MsM 1 week ago

It looks like a creature from the darkest pit of the ocean

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Joy Stowe 1 week ago

Someone had to stop the madness!

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Jacob/Becca Gizmo the Squirrel 1 week ago

I eat grapes in vanilla yogurt topped with granola

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CrunChewy McSandybutt 1 week ago

Serious question: what is the purpose of tomato aspic? Like, do you spread it on toast, or just eat it like jello?

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Char Char 1 week ago

I really want to make this. Not eat it, just make it so I can see the layers.

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Jo Johannsen 1 week ago

Now, if you used fresh pears, some nice double or triple cream Brie (and dumped all the other ingredients), that would work for me. 😋

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Samantha Lomb 1 week ago

that does sound really foul

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MsM 1 week ago

Hey, celery stuffed with cream cheese is good stuff. Olives though? NOPE

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