By CBS Baltimore Staff

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Thanksgiving is upon us, and there’s a debate across America — is it called dressing or stuffing?

GE Appliances surveyed Americans and learned what you call that bread-based traditional Thanksgiving side may depend on where you live.

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In Maryland and surrounding states it’s called stuffing. While, in some parts of the South it’s called dressing.


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According to GE, there’s a technical difference in the name. Stuffing is “stuffed” into the turkey, while dressing is baked in a pan and served on the side.

But most Americans call it one or another depending on where they grew up.

So what do you call it in your family?

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CBS Baltimore Staff