I think the key to tasty veggies is simplicity. That is the way I like to cook. Simple everyday ingredients combined to be fantastic. Be careful with the salt, the bouillon may have enough for most tastes. If portobello mushrooms are not available, white button mushrooms work equally well.—Elaine Shoemaker, Sedgewickville, Missouri
Garlic and other seasonings give great flavor to this colorful medley of vegetables at little cost. The pretty side dish from Sally Domark of Orland Hills, Illinois is tasty and inexpensive, too, at 33 cents a serving.
I am always looking for ways to use our abundant sweet potatoes. This casserole recipe is my own creation that I have made many times. I take it to family potlucks; it never fails to bring compliments! —Kathy Rairigh, Milford, Indiana
For a simple, yet unique Thanksgiving side dish, try this spicy-sweet squash bake from Rene Powell of Annapolis, Maryland. “You can also substitute spaghetti squash or acorn squash, but butternut is our favorite,” says Rene.