I did not know this. How interesting. We only have turkey at Thanksgiving in my family. We have had many different kinds of Christmas meals - steak (it was pretty rare to have steak in our house when I was a kid)), spaghetti with my mom’s sauce, Swedish meatballs e.g.

Japan - KFC for Christmas dinner: In many Japanese homes a KFC bucket with fried chicken is the main dish at Christmas. Thanks to a lack of turkeys and smart marketing by KFC the fried chicken is so popular you have to order weeks in advance for the holidays. Ozchin/Flickr

Photo: Ozchin (flickr) / SF (via Strange Christmas traditions around the world - SFGate)

I did not know this. How interesting. We only have turkey at Thanksgiving in my family. We have had many different kinds of Christmas meals - steak (it was pretty rare to have steak in our house when I was a kid)), spaghetti with my mom’s sauce, Swedish meatballs e.g.

Japan - KFC for Christmas dinner: In many Japanese homes a KFC bucket with fried chicken is the main dish at Christmas. Thanks to a lack of turkeys and smart marketing by KFC the fried chicken is so popular you have to order weeks in advance for the holidays. Ozchin/Flickr

Photo: Ozchin (flickr) / SF (via Strange Christmas traditions around the world - SFGate)

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