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!


Super Bowl Award Winning Chili Beans

By Joyce Newman
My personal recipe for spicy chili beans won a "Chili Cook-Off" at a Super Bowl party....

Mama's Cornbread Dressing

By Susan Feliciano
This is a double recipe, because once we were all married and brought our own families...

Polish Vegetable Salad

By Lisa Pekala
This authentic Polish salad is known all over Poland as a staple dish in every household....

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...

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...

Southern Hash Brown Casserole

By Rainie Piccione
Made these for a brunch, everyone loved them. There were no leftovers. You can find me...

CANNED HARVARD BEETS (SWEET)

By Peggi Anne Tebben
I have been using this recipe for about 25 years now when our beets come off....

Broccoli and Rice Casserole

By Rose Dailey
This is my version because I like spicy. :-)

The Old Fashion Potato Candy

By Leila Rockwell
My mother used to make this for us in the middle 1900's and to us it...

Granny's Corn Bread

By Elaine Bovender
When I was a young bride, I tried so hard to make good corn bread. Try...

Twice Baked Potato Casserole

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

Savory Rice

By Beverley Williams
This is a delicious side for many dishes. I really like it with my herbed chicken.(recipe...

Canned Green Beans

By Donna Brown
This is the way my mother canned her abundance of summertime fresh green beans and now...

Baked Carrots

By Vicky Arnold
Best way to get children to eat carrots.

PASTA VEGETABLE SALAD

By Stacy Wood
GREAT W/ BEAN RECIPE AND AS A SIDE DISH WITH CHICKEN OR BBQ RECIPE got recipe from...

Amish Onion Fritters

By Lillian Russo
These are delicious onion fritters that I have made many times! This batter would also be...

Zucchini Chips

By Jenn Visser
In yet another attempt to foster a love for vegetables in my child, I came up...

Grits and Greens Casserole

By Debbie W
This dish will convert a proclaimed grits hater into a grits lover. This creamy cheesy goodness...

Acorn Squash Baked in Butter and Maple Syrup

By Jane Whittaker
When acorn squash became plentiful in the fall, my Mom would fix this frequently, and no...

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...

Tasty Rice (Arroz saboroso)

By Doreen Fish
This recipe was given to me by a Portuguese friend about 5 or 6 years ago...it...

Eggplant Parmesan

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

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...

CANNED STEWED TOMATOES

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