Side Recipes

Memorable sides can make the meal... or even become a meal in themselves. Dig into these scrumptious sides: vegetables, casseroles, risottos, beans and more!


Zucchini Crescent Casserole

By Shirley Schiavone
This is a wonderful vegetable dish. My significant other really enjoyed it and wants me to...

Stuffed Eggplant Italiano

By Susan Bickta
My mother made this on occasion as a pleasant alternative to breaded eggplant. Back in the...

Eggplant Parmesan

By Jennifer Bass
Since we always do more than one family dinner for Christmas, my family and I have...

Yellow Polka Dot Zucchini Side

By Lori McLain
The Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini song is one of my favorites... so...

Redneck Ratatouille

By Paula Mullins
Ever see the movie, Ratatouille? Found a recipe for it but I didn't have some of...

Macaroni and Cheese

By Marianne Gleason
This is my mother's Mac & Cheese recipe, she never wrote it down, just showed us...

Sweet Eggplant Fritters

By Debora Hotard
This is a huge family favorite. My mom used to make these for my siblings...

Homemade Chicken and "Bumpy" Noodles

By gaynel mohler
My late husband loved my homemade bumpy noodles. so he called them. His grandmother shared this...

Slap Your Mama It's So Delicious Southern Squash Casserole

By Sherri Jackson
This is a tried and true Southern recipe that can be modified by adding meat or...

Peggi's Chicken-Bacon Ranch Salad

By Peggi Anne Tebben
You are probably getting tired of hearing about all the recipes I've cooked at restaurants, but...

Zucchini or Summer Squash Fritters

By Rose Abrams
We all have an abundance of both yellow summer squash and zucchini. Here's a recipe that...

Zucchini Casserole

By Beth Pierce
This delicious Zucchini Casserole combines fresh grated zucchini with eggs, cheese, cream, onions, garlic and chives....

Cheesy Green Bean Casserole

By Jennifer DeShazo
Holidays just aren't the same without green bean casserole. My family loves the extra 'umph' the...

CANNED STEWED TOMATOES

By Peggi Anne Tebben
I have been making these for 25 years or better & you can either just eat...

Bacon Wrapped Grilled Asparagus

By Danielle Matthews
LOVE this! It's a little time-consuming because the asparagus has to be cooked slow and turned...

Fresh Corn Pie

By Kelly Williams
This is a very old recipe of mine. Just a pretty and delicious way to serve...

Eggplant Pie With Italian Sausage & Bechamel Sauce

By Mary R Morris
My Grannie always grew eggplant and we loved it any way she fixed it. I...

Spicy Stewed Eggplant

By Jeanne Cameron
I have set a personal goal to add more vegetables to my diet. I have never...

My Granny's Old-Fashioned Biscuits

By Elaine Bovender
When I was young and learning how to cook, this was another one of those things...

Pami's Chunky Chopped Salad

By Pami Toll
I've lost about 60 lbs eating this. It's delicious, filling and I look forward to making...

Street Corn - Casserole Style

By Martha Moore
This is a more portable and less messy version of my original grilled street corn recipe.

BAKED MACARONI AND CHEESE

By FANNIE MCCOY
I GOT THIS RECIPE FROM A GOOD FRIEND OF MINE....THANKS FAYE

Harvest Fruit Salad

By Michelle Helgesen
I came up with this salad when I was asked to bring a fruit salad to...

Corn Casserole

By Muna Escobar
This recipe was given to me from a friend at our local church who would always...
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