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...

Special Occasion Baked Mashed Potatoes

By Elaine Moretti
Not diet friendly, but so delicious.

Grandma's Cranberry Salad

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

Sweet Potato Casserole Delight

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

Nonna's Cornbread Dressing

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

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...

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...

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...

Holiday Spinach Casserole

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

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...

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...

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...

Candied Yams From Scratch

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

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...

Streusel Yam Casserole

By V Seward
This creamy yam casserole has been handed down for generations. I have taken the honor of...

5 Cheese Macaroni

By jenifer carnegie
Whether it is a summer picnic or Christmas dinner, all year around, my family asks me...

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...

Fresh Green Bean Casserole

By Tiffany Whittaker
This is something that I put together myself from bits of other recipes. It is all...

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...

Honey Roasted Carrots

By debbie lopez
This is best with really young fresh small carrots. Small young carrots do not need peeling;...
20 Thanksgiving Desserts That Aren’t Pie

20 Thanksgiving Desserts That Aren’t Pie


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 […]

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25 French Toast Recipes Your Family Will Love


Perfect for the holidays or for a random Saturday morning, french toast is a family favorite. What can be better than bread dipped in egg and pan-fried to golden brown perfection? Oh yeah – changing it up! By adding fruit, turning it into a casserole, or combining other favorite breakfasts (like cinnamon rolls), the possibilities […]

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Five Ways To Use Your Extra Thanksgiving Turkey


While my Thanksgiving dinner may be smaller this year, I am still going to roast my usual-sized turkey. It’s just as easy to roast one that’s big or one that’s small. By roasting a larger one, I guarantee leftovers. They’re my favorite and I love to turn the turkey into a completely different dish. “I […]