Blue Ribbon 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!


Roasted Glazed Carrots

By Phyllis Brescia
This dish is very easy and delicious.

Cheesy Mashed Potato Bake

By Ellen Curry
I did this instead of making individual potato cakes and frying them. Trying to get away...

Grandma's Cranberry Salad

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

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 Spinach Casserole

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

Turkey Fried Rice

By Lynda Hayes
This is an excellent recipe for all that leftover Turkey! After a couple days of eating Turkey...

Mama's Deviled Eggs

By Eva Marion
This recipe is one my mom taught me years ago. Not your standard deviled eggs...

Honey Glazed Carrots

By Marsha Gardner
Any way to make kids eat their veggies. Adults love them prepared this way as...

Special Occasion Baked Mashed Potatoes

By Elaine Moretti
Not diet friendly, but so delicious.

Aunt Linda's Corn Pudding

By Rhonda Gibson
This is my late aunt Linda's "Corn Pudding" recipe. My cousin makes this for every holiday...

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...

Outrageous Corn Pudding

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

Nonna's Cornbread Dressing

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

Delectable Bacon & Mushroom Green Bean Casserole

By Ashley Burnam
I made this for a Thanksgiving work potluck and it was the first pan to be...

Southern Spice Hash Brown Casserole

By Renae McVay
Who doesn't love hash brown casserole? We love a little bite to our dishes so I...

Cheesy Green Bean Casserole

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

Candied Yams

By FANNIE MCCOY
Candied yams (sweet potatoes) are a must for the holidays. Gotta love that country cooking!

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...

Holiday Baked Corn Pudding

By Hope Vaillancourt
This recipe was passed down to my mother from my grandmother (Nanny) who passed away 2...

Beyond Yummy Green Bean Casserole

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

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...

Sweet Potato Casserole Delight

By Tara Guthrie
This sweet potato casserole is better than sweet potato pie! The pecan topping is perfect for...

Old-Fashioned Candied Sweet Potatoes

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

Honey Roasted Carrots

By debbie lopez
This is best with really young fresh small carrots. Small young carrots do not need peeling;...
Our Most Popular Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes

Our Most Popular Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes


It’s our favorite meal of the year! We’re getting all giddy and excited to load our plates with green bean casserole, corn pudding, mashed potatoes, stuffing (and/or dressing), homemade rolls, cranberry sauce, and turkey. Below you’ll find our most popular Thanksgiving recipes to make your holiday dinner the best ever!

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While a slice of pie is the epitome of a Thanksgiving dessert, easily making a pie isn’t in every baker’s wheelhouse. And that’s OK! Thankfully, there are so many delicious desserts that evoke the flavors of Thanksgiving but are easier to make than pie. If you don’t like pie or you just feel like skipping […]

19 Sweet Potato Recipes Perfect for the Holidays

19 Sweet Potato Recipes Perfect for the Holidays


Sweet potatoes always seem to work their way into a holiday meal. Candied sweet potatoes and sweet potato casserole are staples, but there are other ways to enjoy a sweet potato. We’ve gathered 19 recipes you can make with sweet potatoes during the holidays. Of course, we’re sharing a couple of candied and casserole recipes. […]