If you ask us, the holidays can’t come soon enough. So, to usher in the most wonderful time of year ASAP, we’re dreaming of all the traditional Christmas foods we can. Specifically, these 32 dishes, ranked from basically intolerable to straight-up divine.
According to a 2020 survey by YouGov, Americans’ top five favorite Christmas foods are roast potatoes, mashed potatoes, turkey, bread or rolls and stuffing or dressing. At the bottom of the list, you'll find cabbage, goose, turnips, plantains and tofu. Holiday favorites vary from region to region and state to state; for instance, it’s not uncommon to find crab legs or tamales at Alaskan and Southwestern holiday parties, respectively. Taking all the traditional Christmas dishes into consideration, let’s find out how your most beloved (and most hated) holiday eats fared in our super scientific ranking.