It's Thanksgiving week and it's a time to be thankful. Start by being thankful most people in the U.S. get a couple days off to engorge their thorax with turkey, cranberry sauce, and mashed potatoes. People in other countries aren't so lucky. Though they're definitely free to call in sick, then eat pumpkin pie until they're actually sick.
While the standard Thanksgiving menu in the States isn't all that different than Christmas cuisine in the U.K., the lovable weirdos at the Facts. YouTube channel are taste testing American Thanksgiving food to assure us this is a week of the absolute best food.
The taste testers largely agree, even if they're sure that butternut squash soup is "vegetarian food because normal people don't eat it." And they obviously agree on scalloped potatoes. One of the taste testers puts a fine point on it: "Oh yeah, the Irish love potatoes, don't we?"