Side Dishes

Discover the perfect accompaniment to your next meal with our guide to the best side dishes. We have dinner sides made from grains, veggies and much more.

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      Our Best Copycat Restaurant Side Dishes

      We’ll show you to make all of your favorite dinner sides at home—like copycat Boston Market mac and cheese, copycat KFC coleslaw, copycat Red Lobster biscuits and many more!

      Scalloped Potatoes with Ham

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      This dish is a crowd-pleaser with its creamy sauce, chunks of ham and potato slices. I always enjoyed it when...


      Hard-Boiled Eggs in the Oven

      Making hard-boiled eggs in the oven is just as quick and effective as preparing them on the stovetop. This method...


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      30 Gluten-Free Side Dishes for Fall

      GF eaters, you're in for a treat with these gluten-free side dishes for fall! Packed with flavor, nutrients and seasonal...


      Broccoli Cauliflower Casserole

      When I was teaching, a student’s mother gave me this broccoli casserole recipe. It’s a keeper at our house. My...


      Mac and Cheese Cups

      I started making these for a close friend's daughter when she started eating solid food. She loves mac and cheese...

      Presenting Our Thanksgiving Sides Contest Winners

      From savory pies to unique gratins, our Thanksgiving sides contest winners bring on expected and fun flavor.


      Balsamic Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

      This Italian-inspired Brussels sprouts with bacon recipe features pine nuts, balsamic glaze and freshly shaved Parmesan cheese. Serve this quick...


      Air Fryer Hard-Boiled Eggs

      This is a wonderful alternative to boiling eggs on the stovetop. These air-fryer hard-boiled eggs are just as easy and...


      Spiced Carrots with Pistachios

      Satisfy everyone during the holidays with this side that mixes carrots with pistachios and raisins. It's gluten free, vegan and...

      Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pears

      This year I decided to create this roasted Brussels sprouts with pears recipe for Thanksgiving dinner. This easy dish uses...


      Turnip Greens Salad

      This Turnip Greens Salad was created using items from my garden. Because most people cook turnip greens, I wanted to...


      Orange and Olives Salad

      My grandmother made sure this Orange and Olives Salad was on our holiday table every year. It's so light and...


      Celery Gratin

      This Celery Gratin was a dish our family came to love. My grandmother knew how to create a dish out...


      Cherry-Tarragon Holiday Dinner Rolls

      My grandmother made these holiday dinner rolls for any big holiday, and we would all clamor at the table to...

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      How to Grill Corn (and Make It Taste Delicious)

      The Taste of Home Test Kitchen offers a recipe and tips for grilling corn on the cob—as well as making...


      Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

      There are lots of ways to personalize this roasted Brussels sprouts with bacon recipe to your own tastes, but it...


      Chilled Asparagus with Basil Cream

      My family loves chilled asparagus. It's the perfect veggie to have on a warm night, or any night for that...


      Savory Winter Squash Pie

      Instead of using frozen winter squash, you can roast butternut or acorn squash until tender and then mash it before...


      Pesto Mashed Potatoes

      Rich and creamy mashed potatoes get a pop of flavor with a swirl of pesto just before serving. These Pesto...


      Thanksgiving Colcannon

      I discovered colcannon on St. Patrick's Day, as it is an Irish mashed potato dish. Months later I tweaked the...


      Vegetable Tian

      This colorful, hearty and delicious Vegetable Tian originated in Provence, France. A mandoline makes easy work of slicing all the...


      Creamy Celery Root and Pearl Onions

      I have made creamed onions for several recent Thanksgivings and wanted to change the recipe, so I decided to add...

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      Butternut Squash Jumble

      I took this to a Thanksgiving potluck one year when I couldn't go home for the holiday, and it was...


      Air-Fryer Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

      These stuffed sweet potatoes are the perfect holiday side dish. Try preparing them ahead of time in the morning and...


      Maple Miso Sweet Potato Casserole

      This recipe takes a beloved holiday side dish and gives it a savory twist. —Sara Schwabe, Bloomington, Indiana


      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...


      Sweet Potato Pilaf

      The combination of sweet potatoes, bacon, asparagus and kale makes this simple Sweet Potato Kale Pilaf taste amazing! To save...


      Sweet Potato Souffle with Pecans

      My grandmother makes this sweet potato souffle recipe every Thanksgiving. It's just so full of love and memories (and pecans!)...