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Side Dishes for Two

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Buttery Peas and Zucchini

Buttery Peas and Zucchini

Buttery Peas and Zucchini

Cooking is my second love—my husband is my first. This tasty side dish doesn't leave us with leftovers. We both enjoy it.—Dorothy Pritchett, Wills Point, Texas

Herbed Rice

Herbed Rice

Herbed Rice

A few years ago, I put together a special cookbook for folks who cook for themselves. This is one of my favorite recipes in the book.—John Davis, Mobile, Alabama

Scalloped Potatoes for One

Scalloped Potatoes for One

Scalloped Potatoes for One

As a widow, I cook for myself much of the time and have learned to scale down recipes that I often served when our four kids were still at home. This recipe makes just the right amount.
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Pasta with Tomatoes

Pasta with Tomatoes

Pasta with Tomatoes

Earlene Ertelt of Woodburn, Oregon found the recipe for Pasta with Tomatoes in the newspaper a few years ago and has used it frequently ever since. "My husband, Charles, and I are busy on our farm and with other activities, so quick and easy dishes like this one are very important to me," Earlene asserts.

Basil Buttered Beans

Basil Buttered Beans

Basil Buttered Beans

Basil Buttered Beans is shared by Laura Porter of Sheridan, Oregon. She confirms this small-portioned fresh-tasting side dish goes great with any meat entree.

Orange-Kissed Beets

Orange-Kissed Beets

Orange-Kissed Beets

A great side dish, Orange-Kissed Beets come from Bonnie Baumgardner of Sylva, North Carolina. "This is an original recipe I developed a few years ago," Bonnie explains. "It's one of my husband Ralph's favorites."

Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

This comforting blend of sweet potatoes, apples and pecans has a small yield, so you won't end up with a pan of leftovers. Now that our three boys are grown, I cook for just my husband and me.—Marjorie Wilkerson, Dighton, Kansas

Mashed Potato for One

Mashed Potato for One

Mashed Potato for One

With two dance classes, bowling and crafting each week, this easy recipe is perfect when I need an out-of-the-ordinary side dish but have little time.—Winifred Chesborough, Truth or Consequences, New Mexico

Breakfast Potatoes

Breakfast Potatoes

Breakfast Potatoes

These cheesy, hearty potatoes are a super morning side dish. Because they take no time to fix, I prepare them often for me and my husband. They go great with just about any type of entree.—Judy Dupree, Thief River Falls, Minnesota

Lemon Roasted Red Potatoes

Lemon Roasted Red Potatoes

Lemon Roasted Red Potatoes

I like trying out new recipes on my boyfriend, and he's always willing to taste-test. The lemon juice and thyme give these golden potatoes fabulous flavor.—Sally Sue Campbell, Greenville, Tennessee

Creamy Scalloped Potatoes

Creamy Scalloped Potatoes

Creamy Scalloped Potatoes

Here's a rich, comforting side dish that bakes up golden brown. It's a wonderful recipe for the colder months. I often serve these potatoes with my Swiss Steak.—Mildred Stubbs, Rockingham, North Carolina
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