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!


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...

Street Corn - Casserole Style

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

BONNIE'S BEST OVEN BAKED FRIES AND POTATO WEDGES

By Bonnie !
I have always had a passion for French fries, and therefore, I could never pass by...

Cucumber & Tomato Salad

By Lorene Lloyd
Perfect salad for cookouts and summer meals. Put that veggie and herb garden to work!!!

8 Cheese Baked Macaroni

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

Grilled Fresh Green Beans

By Lynn Socko
This bean and veggie combination is even more delicious cooked outside on the grill. Leave...

Fried Zucchini

By Holly Grier- Wallace
I love using up my fresh garden zucchini, which seems to always be more than I...

Southern-Style Hush Puppies

By Elaine Bovender
Living on the coast of North Carolina, we love Calabash-style seafood and hush puppies. I serve...

Cheesy Baked Asparagus

By Janet Crow
When I was going through treatments for cancer 3 years ago, I learned a lot about...

Giant Zucchini-Corn Fritter

By Lori McLain
Everything's bigger in Texas they say.....so I decided to prove it with a giant tasty fritter...

Fresh Corn Pie

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

Grilled Corn on the Cob Three Ways

By Kitchen Crew
Corn on the cob is a summertime staple that is best served grilled. Using foil is...

Red and Green Salsa

By J. White Harris
I put together this recipe to use with a Chorizo dish that I plan to make....

Spicy Apple Baked Beans

By Cindy Ferguson
One of my three teenage sons loves all things apple. He's not a big bean fan...

Crustless Zucchini Quiche

By Anita Hoffman
Even zucchini haters love this very easy to make, delicious quiche.

Stuffed Summer Squash

By Linda Wasko
I found this recipe in our local newspaper many years ago. It now bears no resemblance...

BBQ Asparagus With Parmesan and Lemon Zest

By Brad Nichols
Another easy, dish-free, veggie side 'pouch' often used at our house. The lemon zest adds a...

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...

Zucchini and Squash Au Gratin

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

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...

Cracker Barrel Cheesy Hashbrown Casserole

By Kristin D
This is the closest to the real deal as it gets, folks! After many years of...

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...

Cracker Barrel's Hash Browns Casserole - Copycat

By Luann Crownover
My family loves this take on a Cracker Barrel favorite!

Bourbon Baked Beans

By Danielle Lorton
I know the ingredients may seem a little odd, but these are soo good. I hope...
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