“Fresh asparagus is a rarity in our small town, but when I find it at the store, I make this colorful stir-fry,” says Judy Stashko of Mayerthorpe, Alberta. “Even folks who don’t like asparagus will enjoy this.”
The combination of wild rice, mango chutney, cranberries and curry powder give this side dish for two an exotic flavor. It's delicious and beautiful, and tastes best when butternut squash is in season. —Elaine Sweet, Dallas, Texas
These delicious noodles keep very well in the refrigerator. And, there are few things that taste as good as homemade noodles like these eaten plain, with just a few toasted bread crumbs sprinkled on top! —Helen Heiland, Joliet, Illinois
For a speedy, health-conscious side dish or snack, Patricia Fredericks of Oak Creek, Wisconsin offers these fun wedges. “They're just as tasty as the deep-fried version, but with less mess,” says Patricia.
A colorful and nourishing addition to any autumn table, this quick and simple dish from Stella Quade of Carthage, Missouri makes a classic side for many meat entrees.
TIP: Save the greens from fresh beets and turnips. They're delicious and add extra nutrition to soups and stews.
“I use carrots dug fresh from our garden to make this colorful casserole,” writes Blaine Baker from Kelseyville, California. “Its creamy, buttery texture makes folks 'root' for this comforting side dish.”