Saucepans: Tutorials, Guides & Recipes

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    Thanksgiving Colcannon

    I discovered colcannon on St. Patrick's Day, as it is an Irish mashed potato dish. Months later I tweaked the original recipe for the Thanksgiving season. The results? A flavorful and substantial side dish. —Marty Paola, Medford, Oregon

    Glazed Marsala Carrots with Hazelnuts

    This makes an elegant side dish for company and is easy enough to make when you want to serve something...


    Classic Au Jus

    After roasting prime rib, don't throw out those pan juices! Those drippings are the key to making this flavorful juice...


    Tex-Mex Potato Salad

    I created this Tex-Mex potato salad for one of my cooking classes, and it was a hit. It's perfect for...


    Hummus Pasta Salad

    This hummus pasta salad is a hearty side dish, but it could be a nice meatless main dish as well....

    Green Goddess Vegan Potato Salad

    Don't be fooled by the green color—this vegan potato salad is absolutely delicious! It's perfect for potlucks and for those...


    Perfect Sushi Rice

    There's a lot more you can do with sushi rice besides making homemade sushi. Use it to create...

    Ranch-Glazed Baby Carrots

    There's no need to dip these flavor-packed carrots in a creamy dip—they're already sauteed in delicious ranch dressing mix. You...


    Fruit and Nut Bulgur Pilaf

    My mother made this nutritious side dish all the time when we were growing up. I enhanced the recipe with...


    Ginger-Peanut Green Bean Salad

    This green bean recipe showcases crisp, fresh-from-the-garden produce with a zesty peanut vinaigrette. Red chilis and chopped nuts add interesting...


    Cucumber and Hummus Boats

    1 review

    The refreshing combo of cucumber and hummus really brings this meatless meal together. It transports easily, making it a great...

    Roasted Asparagus Risotto

    1 review

    This recipe's wow factor makes it perfect for special occasions. To save time, the asparagus and prosciutto can be roasting...


    Orzo with Feta and Arugula

    3 reviews

    In my family, we love salads because they’re an interesting way to blend many different flavors. This orzo salad is...


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    Asiago Mashed Cauliflower

    11 reviews

    Asiago and fresh parsley help turn this mashed potato alternative into a flavorful side dish that won't leave you feeling...


    Cleo’s Potato Salad

    1 review

    My mom, Cleo Lightfoot, loved cooking all kinds of different recipes, but her favorite meal was one she made when...


    Pumpkin-Coconut Soup

    3 reviews

    Thai food lovers will go crazy for this soup. It has a deep flavor from the combination of onion, coconut...

    Noodles with Broccoli

    9 reviews

    I found a recipe for a noodle and broccoli side dish, then changed it to use what I had on...


    Fruit Salad Dessert

    I AM 83 years old and my mother has been gone for many years, but I'm still using her best...


    Baked Two-Cheese & Bacon Grits

    6 reviews

    In the South, everyone loves three things: bacon, cheese and grits! After playing around with this recipe, I took it...


    Hash Brown Potato Salad

    2 reviews

    Frozen hash browns pare down prep time for this quick mayonnaise potato salad from Myra Innes of Auburn, Kansas. "It's...


    Spinach-Topped Tomatoes

    13 reviews

    This colorful side dish is classic for a reason! It provides a perfect taste of summer when garden-fresh tomatoes are...


    Connie’s Tortellini Salad

    3 reviews

    Toss satisfying cheese tortellini and mozzarella with refreshing veggies for a substantial potluck salad. Sometimes I keep a bowl of...


    Garlic Broccoli Pasta

    5 reviews

    "This recipe takes under a half-hour to fix and makes a great weeknight entree or side dish," suggests Michele Thompson...


    Lemon Broccoli

    2 reviews

    Add a hint of citrus to your vegetables with an attractive side dish. Ideal with most any entree, this time-saving...

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    Glazed Baby Carrots

    10 reviews

    For a zippy side dish, try this recipe. These brown sugar-glazed carrots come together in no time at all. —Anita...


    Quick Harvard Beets

    14 reviews

    We grow beets in our own garden, and they're so good in this recipe. They have such a nice flavor...


    Simple Lemon Parsley Potatoes

    5 reviews

    For a simply delicious side dish, I often prepare these potatoes. I like the fact that there are few ingredients...


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    Pickled Beets

    11 reviews

    The pickled beets my mother made came from our garden and were canned for the winter months. Even as a...


    Spicy Creamed Corn

    2 reviews

    "One of my family's favorite vegetables is corn, and this quick corn dish is so easy to prepare," assures Nancy...


    Brunch Fruit Salad

    14 reviews

    This appealing fruit salad is a lovely addition to breakfast, lunch or even supper. Light and refreshing, it's perfect alongside...