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Side Dish Recipes For Two

Looking for side dish recipes for two? Find side dish recipes for two including easy side dishes, vegetable side dishes, and more side dish recipes for two from the cooking for two magazine.

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Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

This comforting blend of sweet potatoes, apples and pecans has a small yield, so you won't end up with a pan of leftovers. Now that our three boys are grown, I cook for just my husband and me.—Marjorie Wilkerson, Dighton, Kansas

Zucchini with Pecans

Zucchini with Pecans

Zucchini with Pecans

This vegetable dish recipe was in my grandmother's collection. At first, I only cooked it on Sundays or special occasions. But my family enjoyed it so much, I make it all the time now. -Wanda Penton, Amite, Louisiana

Simple Spanish Rice for 2

Simple Spanish Rice for 2

Simple Spanish Rice for 2

Green peppers and tomato give lovely color to this nicely seasoned side dish. It's just right for two people.—Vivian Wolfram, Mountain Home, Arkansas
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Asparagus with Blue Cheese Sauce

Asparagus with Blue Cheese Sauce

Asparagus with Blue Cheese Sauce

MY SISTER introduced me to this recipe several years ago because she knows I love blue cheese. This dish is a simple way to dress up asparagus, giving it a tangy taste altogether different from the usual cheese sauce. I make it every spring when we have fresh homegrown asparagus. —Leona Luecking West Burlington, Iowa

Carrots 'n' Celery with Pecans

Carrots 'n' Celery with Pecans

Carrots 'n' Celery with Pecans

This tasty side dish makes my holiday meal complete. When I first tried the recipe, it was instantly a "keeper".

Double-Baked Potatoes

Double-Baked Potatoes

Double-Baked Potatoes

I CAME UP with this recipe when looking for a different way to use leftover baked potatoes. I wanted to do something besides simply frying them or making potato salad, so I found a recipe and added some of my own ingredients. These are the tasty results. —Leonora Wilkie Bellbrook, Ohio

Garlic-Oregano Grilled Potato Fans

Garlic-Oregano Grilled Potato Fans

Garlic-Oregano Grilled Potato Fans

Turn everyday baked potatoes into an impressive grilled delight with this simple and flavorful treatment. Jennifer Black-Ortiz of San Jose, California shares the recipe.

Ham Stuffed Acorn Squash

Ham Stuffed Acorn Squash

Ham Stuffed Acorn Squash

“At the end of the growing season, we always have a few acorn squash remaining," says Laurina Jo Tucker of La Marque, Texas. "I usually bake the squash with butter and honey, but decided to try something more savory and I came up with this.”

Italian-Style Rice

Italian-Style Rice

Italian-Style Rice

While living in Milan with my husband, Leon, I picked up this recipe. Since it contains very little spice, this simple side dish is good for folks who can't eat spicy food.—Kathry Manwiller, Wyomissing, Pennsylvania

Olive-Cheese Zucchini Boats

Olive-Cheese Zucchini Boats

Olive-Cheese Zucchini Boats

I WAS ANXIOUS the first time I tried this recipe, wondering if my family would like it. It was a big hit, though, and I was happy to find another idea for serving this prolific garden vegetable. I serve it most often with chicken. It adds so much color to the plate. -Dorothy Pritchett, Wills Point, Texas

Roasted Potatoes and Artichokes

Roasted Potatoes and Artichokes

Roasted Potatoes and Artichokes

Potato wedges and artichoke hearts are roasted to perfection in this hearty recipe from Mary Relyea of Canastota, New York. For added zing, Mary sprinkles the veggies with crumbled feta cheese.
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