Even if you won’t be in West Virginia for your Thanksgiving, you can still add these nine uniquely West Virginian foods to your dinner for a down home feel.

1. Brown Beans and Cornbread

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2. Ramps

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3. Apple Butter

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Perfect on rolls and biscuits!

4. Buckwheat Cakes

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Great for watching the parade with!

5. Paw Paw Pudding

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Find the recipe on the New York Times. Don’t know what a Paw Paw is?

6. Squirrel Stew

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Here’s a recipe how to make.

7. Replace Your Turkey with Venison

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I mean, it is deer season.

8. Gingersnap Gravy

via Yummly

via Yummly

Here’s how to make for your turkey

9. Sassafrass Tea

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Skip the coffee!

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