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!


Sweet Potato Casserole

By Nancy Clemens
I make this for the Thanksgiving dinner but you can make it anytime. It tastes more...

Sausage Cream Cheese Crescents

By Annamaria Settanni McDonald
These are so good and simple. I sometimes with even add a cup of sharp cheddar...

In-A-Jiff Corn Casserole

By Tam D
Scalloped, casserole, souffle -- whatever you call it, this recipe is a family favorite! It's super...

Old-Fashioned Candied Sweet Potatoes

By Diane Atherton
This is the way my mother served sweet potatoes on Thanksgiving and Christmas before she discovered...

Crusted Broccoli Mac and Four Cheese Skillet

By Linda BONWILL
This recipe is so simple, easy, and delicious! No time to cook? No worries with this...

German Sauerkraut & Bratwurst & Bacon Onion Potatoes

By Terrie Hoelscher
This is authentic! I lived in Germany for 3+ years, and this is the way my...

Cashew Cabbage

By Susan Feliciano
The New Year always sparks my resolve to eat more vegetables. I have not made this...

Ooey Gooey Mac and Cheese

By Samantha Jacobs
This baked mac and cheese is so creamy and delicious. It's great for a Crock Pot...

8 Cheese Baked Macaroni

By Jane Kear
When we were growing up, Mama used to make the best homemade macaroni and cheese I...

Pork Chop Potato Casserole

By Tonna Canfield
I have been making this recipe for more than 20 years. It is delicious, easy and...

Krautfleckerl- Hungarian Cabbage and Noodles

By Marsha Gardner
This dish has its roots in Hungary but is also popular in Austria and Germany. My...

Cranberry Apples

By Brenda Forbes
Rarely do I not have this made and in my refrigerator! When a craving for...

Sweet Potato Banana Bread

By Teresa Jacobson
This is so moist and flavorful! I love banana bread and this is a nice change...

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...

Anytime Sour Cream Green Beans

By Linda Tarpening
This has been a holiday staple since I was small. It is unbelievably wonderful! Never tried...

Zucchini and Squash Au Gratin

By Bobbie Seacrist
This zucchini and squash au gratin is an amazing side dish and cooks up so quick...

Twice Baked Potato Casserole

By Dannell M
A quick and easy and a family favorite. It looks pretty too. :)

Steamed Cabbage With Smoked Sausage & Red Potatoes

By Dene Mitzel
Don't forget to have your New year's Day cabbage for prosperity in the new year! ...

Easy Au Gratin Potatoes

By Nancy Metrick
I make this as a side dish. You can also add about a cup of cubed...

Cheddar Cheese Risotto

By Melanie Young
Takes some time, but worth it. This dish will serve 2 if used as main dish....

Apple-Cranberry Casserole

By Laura Young
I got this recipe from a friend who brought it to a pot luck dinner. It...

Creamy Crock Pot Hash Browns

By Penny R
Awesome variation to regular potatoes.
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