This is absolutely a Maine favorite, but it is not what we were expecting.

While some remain true to their Maine roots and enjoy a lobster dinner around the holidays, the majority of Mainers vary in their celebration meals. Turkey, ham, pasta, casseroles, the list goes on and on. But apparently around the holiday season this is the recipe everyone is searching for according to Thrillist.

Chowdah! While they are not specific to what kind of chowder it seems Mainers want to have it at their holiday meal.

Since everyone is searching it anyway here are some different types of chowder you could make!:

Do you have chowder at your holiday meal? What's your favorite kind of chowder?