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!


Thanksgiving Twice Baked Pumpkin Sweet Potatoes

By Megan Todd
Sweet potatoes are a MUST have on our holiday menu and anytime throughout the year. We...

Nonna's Cornbread Dressing

By Lisa Wilson
I must have this served with cranberry sauce and a slice of turkey! All my family...

Not Yo' Momma's Stuffing

By Megan Flores
This stuffing recipe is so flavor-packed it's ridiculous! It complements any turkey, pork, or chicken dish! ***Disclaimer...

Holiday Cornbread Dressing

By Liz Owen
This is my children's Mimi's recipe that she past down to me. It has served...

Spicy Roasted Sweet Potatoes

By Carol White
Candied Sweet Potatoes is another family recipe that I needed to make healthier. I took...

Cajun Oyster Stuffing

By Joyce Lowery
I am the only one in my family that likes oysters, so this doesn't get made...

Baked Broccoli Patties

By Sherry Blizzard
Can you say SCRUMPTIOUS? This recipe comes from SkinnyTownUSA (look for them on Facebook). ...

My Mom's Bread Dressing (Stuffing)

By Deb Lund
Nothing says "holiday meal" in our house like dressing! Or as some call it, stuffing. This...

Candied Yams From Scratch

By Reyhan Sun
Water is not needed. The yams cook in the sugar and butter without water, as...

Sweet Potato Casserole

By Cecelia Anderson
This is an old recipe that I tweaked ever so slightly. The topping is delicious. The...

Corn Casserole

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

Broccoli Rice Casserole

By Cathy Smith
This is a standard at Christmastime. Everyone loves it.

Owen's Sausage Stuffing

By Cathy Evans Mauricio
I make this every year at Thanksgiving & Christmas. It is my family's favorite!

Cheesy Baked Asparagus

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

Christy's Infamous Green Bean Casserole

By Christy Lea
It is very important to use the name brand ingredients. This is NOT your ordinary green...

Grandma's Cranberry Salad

By Leah Stacey
I grew up with my grandmother and mom making this every year for the holidays. 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...

Outrageous Corn Pudding

By Mary Yamasaki
No corn muffin mix needed for this. This wonderful side dish is always the first one...

Sausage Bacon Apple Stuffing

By Didi Dalaba
We emigrated here when I was a little girl. Our first Thanksgiving was explained to us...

Holiday Spinach Casserole

By Kim Miller
This casserole is so cheesy and creamy. The casserole with all the ingredients sort of sets...

Beyond Yummy Green Bean Casserole

By Tessa Pasquill
My husband always loves it when I make this and people always are asking me for...

Slap Yo' Mama Sausage Stuffing

By Susan Seybert
I just couldn't find a stuffing or filling recipe that I was wild about. So, I...

Family Favorite Creamed Corn

By Cassie *
When fresh sweet corn is out of season, this is a delicious alternative. I call it...

Bacon Bundled Green Beans

By Sara Andrea
I needed a new idea for Thanksgiving this year, 2016, and this recipe was such a...
Side Dishes to Serve on Thanksgiving

Side Dishes to Serve on Thanksgiving


Continuing on the easy theme for my holiday meal this year, simple side dishes are on my menu. Since I’ll be hosting a smaller Thanksgiving, not all these will be prepared. But, I wanted to share an assortment of side dishes you can serve to spark ideas for your menu. “If you are strapped for […]

18 Inexpensive Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes

18 Inexpensive Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes


Preparing a holiday meal can get pricy. However, there are ways to prepare a fantastic holiday dinner while still saving a few dollars. Planning a menu early and shopping sales are two tips. Preparing recipes with budget-friendly ingredients is also key. Potatoes are inexpensive and Hasselback potatoes make an amazing presentation. Turkey is typically the […]

12 Adorable Thanksgiving Treats

12 Adorable Thanksgiving Treats


Looking for a family-friendly kitchen activity? Or, do you just want to amp up the adorableness of your Thanksgiving desserts? From brownie bite and chocolate apple turkeys to acorn donut holes, try one of these Pinterest-perfect creative Thanksgiving treats. We think they’ll be a big hit at the dinner table. They’re almost too cute to […]