Dallas Cowboys linebacker Micah Parsons, known for his on-field prowess, recently stirred up a different kind of conversation with his unconventional picks for the best Thanksgiving side dishes. As the Cowboys gear up for a Thanksgiving clash against the Washington Commanders, Parsons took a moment to share his top five sides on The Edge with Micah Parsons.
Parsons’ list includes:
1. Mac & Cheese with yams
2. Collards with hot sauce
3. Cream corn
4. Yam juice with turkey
While Parsons might be gearing up for a game on the gridiron, his choices in Thanksgiving sides left social media users both stunned and, in some cases, slightly revolted. The unique combinations, such as collards with hot sauce and yam juice with turkey, sparked a range of reactions online.
Yam juice with turkey is WILD.
Agree with @MicahhParsons11‘s Top 5 Thanksgiving sides? 🤣🦃
(via The Edge with Micah Parsons) pic.twitter.com/C2uKVrapa9
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) November 21, 2023
Users on social media expressed their disbelief and curiosity about Parsons’ choices. Some questioned the unconventional combinations, with one user stating that choosing collards and cream corn over stuffing was “criminal.” Others were left wondering about the nature of these dishes, with one user asking, “What in the concoction is that?”
While some may find Parsons’ Thanksgiving side preferences adventurous, others raised valid points about the traditional appeal of more classic choices. As the debate over Thanksgiving sides continues, the question remains: which, if any, of Micah Parsons’ unique favorites would you be willing to try on your Thanksgiving table?