Guy Fieri Never Had a ‘Normal’ Thanksgiving

When it comes to Thanksgiving dinner, the usual spreads may include turkey, mashed potatoes, green beans, cranberry sauce, and other traditional staples. But of course, everyone has their own way of celebrating. For Guy Fieri, he once admitted that he never had “normal” Thanksgiving, as the Food Network star and his family have always chosen recipes that are so unusual.

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Guy Fieri at an event in July 2016 in New York City | Desiree Navarro / WireImage

Guy Fieri was born into a family that celebrated Thanksgiving in an endless way

Fieri was born on January 22, 1968, in Columbus, Ohio to parents who, apparently, seem to have special dietary experiences. Growing up, they would celebrate Thanksgiving Day with abusive dishes such as lamb, salmon, and barbecued Turkey.

“I’ve never heard of turkey barbecuing, in fact I wouldn’t even tell anyone that we barbecued the turkey, because everyone else did the usual turkey, but not the Fieri. We barbecued him, ”he said before ABC News Night line.

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Guy Fieri at a food festival in February 2015 in Miami Beach, Florida | Alexander Tamargo / Getty Images North America

As Guy Fieri celebrates Thanksgiving Day 2020

Fieri doesn’t seem to have shared his personal plans for the holiday, but he has something special for his fans. It was announced on November 19 that Fieri will be taking part in a special Thanksgiving television program made by chef Geoffrey Zakarian to raise money for the City Harvest and No Kid Hungry group.

“This has been a challenging year for many Americans,” Zakarian said in a statement. “On the eve of Thanksgiving, we’ll be raising a lot of money to help feed the many families across our country who are struggling to put food on the table right now for their children. There will be a smile, maybe a few tears, and lots of Thanksgiving cooking tips along the way. “

The program, which features stars such as Bobby Flay, Blake Shelton, and Patti LaBelle, will air on Fox-owned stations on November 25th. Check out your local showtimes for listings, and you’ll have a happy holiday season!

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