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Side Dishes for Two

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Fast Scalloped Potatoes

Fast Scalloped Potatoes

Fast Scalloped Potatoes

These potatoes are mildly cheesy, creamy and comforting—just like Mom used to make—only less of them! The recipe comes from Edith Jennings of Prairie City, Iowa.

Salsa Squash

Salsa Squash

Salsa Squash

"You can't beat this combination of sweet squash, zippy salsa and eye-catching orange color for a deliciously different and fun side dish," assures Marilyn Young of Riverside, Ohio.

Colorful Fried Rice

Colorful Fried Rice

Colorful Fried Rice

This recipe was given to me by a dear friend many years ago. The variety of ingredients makes it very colorful, and preparation is simple. I serve it often. -Linda Rae Lee, San Francisco, California
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Corn Rice Medley

Corn Rice Medley

Corn Rice Medley

Adding colorful vegetables to rice is a simple way to dress it up. This is a versatile side dish for many entrees. -Cheryl Ivers, Orangeburg, South Carolina

Creamed Cabbage

Creamed Cabbage

Creamed Cabbage

This rich comforting cabbage dish has plenty of old-fashioned goodness. The recipe is shared by Virginia Dishman of Lansing, Michigan, who admits she finds it a challenge to cook small quantities since she once fed a family of nine!

Cheesy Baked Potatoes

Cheesy Baked Potatoes

Cheesy Baked Potatoes

This is a perfect recipe for two, but I also prepare it in large quantities for special occasions when we have dinner guests. One of these potatoes is practically a meal in itself. -Dolores Nemec, Garfield Heights, Ohio

Mashed Potatoes with Cucumber

Mashed Potatoes with Cucumber

Mashed Potatoes with Cucumber

The first time I tasted this combination was 53 years ago at my mother-in-law's house. My husband assured me I'd love this side dish and he was right. I changed the recipe slightly and like to make it with the first crop of Vidalia onions. -Stella Paukovich, Apollo, Pennsylvania

Rosemary Green Beans

Rosemary Green Beans

Rosemary Green Beans

"Before my physician husband retired, he was rarely home for dinner, but now I do lots of cooking for the two of us," says Lucy Banks from Jackson, Mississippi. "Rosemary gives this dish its distinctive flavor."

Savory Summer Squash

Savory Summer Squash

Savory Summer Squash

I'm always looking for good-tasting recipes that are low in fat and quick to fix, and this fits the bill. Because zucchini is so abundant, it's almost a game to find new ways to fix it. This makes a perfect side dish for any meal. -Nadine Daniels, Curtis, Washington

Marinated Tomatoes

Marinated Tomatoes

Marinated Tomatoes

My mom made this salad often, and I have made it for my family. The bread is delicious dipped in the dressing. It's something you can enjoy all summer. -Maryalice Kieffer, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Eggplant Parmesan

Eggplant Parmesan

Eggplant Parmesan

We really like eggplant and would rather have it baked than fried. This can be served as a main dish or side dish. -Donna Wardlow-Keating, Omaha, Nebraska
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