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    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 matter. My kids like this side dish so much that they snack on leftovers while watching TV at night. —Melissa Puccetti, Rohnert Park, California

    Pesto Mashed Potatoes

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


    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...


    Glazed Carrots with Green Grapes

    After receiving a slow cooker many years ago and not knowing what to do with the thing, I finally branched...


    Orange Rosemary Carrots

    1 review

    Our whole family loves rosemary, and I grow it along with carrots in my garden every year. This is a...

    Ranch Mushrooms

    1 review

    I got this ranch mushrooms recipe from my sister-in-law, and it has become a family favorite. The mushrooms don't last...


    Summer Zucchini Pasta

    1 review

    I'm always experimenting when my garden is cranking out zucchini and summer squash. This simple and healthy summer zucchini pasta...

    Air-Fryer French Fries

    This low-calorie, air-fryer french fries recipe is perfect because I can whip it up at a moment's notice with ingredients...


    Smoky Vegan Bacon

    1 review

    This vegan bacon recipe is a must for any meatless eater! You won't believe how similar it is to the...


    Homemade Marinara Sauce

    1 review

    This quick and easy homemade marinara sauce is my kids' favorite. It works fantastic with spaghetti, and my kids love...


    Copycat Starbucks Pumpkin Bread

    1 review

    Skip the line and bake Starbucks pumpkin bread in your own kitchen. This copycat recipe may be even better than...

    Buttery Mashed Potatoes

    2 reviews

    These creamy, buttery mashed potatoes use simple ingredients. The tricks are to use Yukon Gold potatoes and then to warm...


    Marinara

    My mother, who was Italian American, called marinara sauce "gravy." She made this marinara sauce recipe in big batches several...


    Vegan Pumpkin Bread

    1 review

    This easy vegan pumpkin bread recipe was given to me by my stepmom shortly after she and my dad got...


    Grilled Zucchini Salad with Mediterranean Dressing

    This grilled zucchini salad with Mediterranean salad dressing is the perfect side dish. I also like to add summer squash,...


    Roasted Rosemary Sweet Potatoes

    These rosemary sweet potatoes are simply one of the best recipes we've ever made. Roasting them brings out all of...

    Cauliflower Stuffing

    This cauliflower stuffing is the vegan substitute you've been looking for. It's perfect for the holidays. —Susan Hein, Burlington, Wisconsin


    Butternut Squash Burrito Bowl

    2 reviews

    This butternut squash burrito bowl is an easy-to-prep dinner that combines fresh ingredients with wholesome convenience foods. It comes together...


    Air-Fryer Red Potatoes

    4 reviews

    Roasting is one of my favorite ways to prepare veggies. Some fragrant rosemary, fresh or dried, gives these air-fryer red...


    Garlic-Herb Fried Patty Pan Squash

    1 review

    The first time I grew a garden, I harvested summer squash and cooked it with garlic and herbs. This fried...


    Air-Fryer Acorn Squash Slices

    This air-fryer acorn squash recipe was adapted from the one my passed down from my grandma, who always served it...


    Air-Fryer Portobello Melts

    We're always looking for satisfying vegetarian meals, and this air-fryer sandwich recipe tops the list. These melts are especially delicious...


    Mexican Street Corn Chowder

    5 reviews

    Corn is one of my all-time favorite vegetables, so when it's in season, I always make this super easy soup...


    Easy Butternut Squash Soup

    When the weather turns cold, get cozy with a bowl of this butternut squash soup. This recipe is super easy....

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    Air-Fryer Eggplant Fries

    My kids love these air-fryer eggplant fries—and I like that they're healthy. Coated with Italian seasoning, Parmesan cheese and garlic...


    Air-Fried Radishes

    Radishes aren't just for salads anymore. These fried radishes make a colorful side for any meal. Plus, they're quick to...


    Italian Bread Salad with Olives

    This quick and flavorful bread salad always gets rave reviews from my friends and family. This panzanella-style dish is a...


    Russian Potato Salad

    1 review

    This Russian potato salad recipe comes from my grandmother, who had written it down in Russian before she translated it...


    Grandma’s Onion Squares

    6 reviews

    My grandma brought this recipe with her when she emigrated from Italy as a young wife and mother. It is...


    Portobello and Chickpea Sheet-Pan Supper

    4 reviews

    This is a fantastic meatless dinner or an amazing side dish. It works well with a variety of sheet-pan-roasted vegetables....