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Father's Day Side Dishes

Make him memorable sides with these recipes for stuffed potatoes, grilled corn, grilled veggies and more.

Grilled Sweet Potatoes

Grilled Sweet Potatoes

Grilled Sweet Potatoes

"I love trying new recipes, so my son-in-law suggested we grill sweet potatoes," relates Lillian Neer, Long Eddy, New York. "Served with steak, they're a great change of pace from traditional baked potatoes...and pretty, too."

Grilled Three-Cheese Potatoes

Grilled Three-Cheese Potatoes

Grilled Three-Cheese Potatoes

While this is delicious grilled, I've also cooked it in the oven at 350° for an hour. Add cubed ham to it and you can serve it as a full-meal main dish. —Margaret Hanson-Maddox, Montpelier, Indiana

Sweet Onions with Radish Sauce

Sweet Onions with Radish Sauce

Sweet Onions with Radish Sauce

In Kansas City, Kansas, Phyllis Schmalz stirs up a light creamy sauce to complement sweet grilled onions. She says the side dish is a special treat in spring, when Vidalia onions are in season.
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Cookout Potatoes

Cookout Potatoes

Cookout Potatoes

"The recipe for this comforting potato side dish came from my mother," notes Wanda Holoubek of Omaha, Nebraska. It's a snap to prepare with convenient frozen hash browns.

Basil Garlic Bread

Basil Garlic Bread

Basil Garlic Bread

This is a must have accompaniment in my home. It goes well with Italian dishes to a simple salad dishes.—Stephanie Moon, Boise, Idaho.

Grilled Potato Fans

Grilled Potato Fans

Grilled Potato Fans

If you're looking for a change from plain baked potatoes, try these tender and buttery potato fans seasoned with oregano, garlic powder, celery and onion. To cut down on grilling time, I sometimes microwave the potatoes for 5-6 minutes before slicing them. -Jennifer Black-Ortiz, San Jose, California

Red Potato Skewers

Red Potato Skewers

Red Potato Skewers

As a busy mother of three boys, I love to find good grilling recipes that my husband can use. A seasoned mayonnaise mixture keeps these quartered potatoes moist and heavenly. —Dawn Finch, Prosser, Washington

Bundle of Veggies

Bundle of Veggies

Bundle of Veggies

"I came across the recipe for this grilled vegetable medley at a nurses' station at the hospital where I work," notes Sheila Dedman of New Dundee, Ontario. "It's a big hit at home and while camping. The foil packet makes cleanup easy, too."

Cabbage on the Grill

Cabbage on the Grill

Cabbage on the Grill

"My father first fixed these bacon-wrapped cabbage wedges a few years ago," relates Demi Rice from Macks Creek, Missouri. "Now I make them for my family when we put steak and potatoes on the grill. Even our three daughters like them."

Oregano Onions

Oregano Onions

Oregano Onions

"My dad, who loves onions, invented this tasty side dish," says Marcia Preston of Clear Lake, Iowa. "The tender seasoned onions go well with all types of grilled meat, so we enjoy them frequently. Cleanup is a breeze, too."

Lemon Garlic Mushrooms

Lemon Garlic Mushrooms

Lemon Garlic Mushrooms

Diane Hixon of Niceville, Florida bastes whole mushrooms with a lemony sauce to prepare this simple side dish. Using skewers or a grill basket makes it easy to turn these mushrooms.
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