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    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 delicious recipe to use them both together. —Arlene Butler, Ogden, Utah

    Air-Fryer Beets with Orange Gremolata and Goat Cheese

    My grandma always grew beets and then pickled or canned them, but I prefer to prepare them differently. These roasted...


    Classic Au Jus

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


    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...


    Mushroom & Spinach Risotto

    I had never tried mushroom spinach risotto until a trip to Paris a few years ago. Since then, I worked...

    Slow-Cooker Grits

    1 review

    Since moving to the South, I have come to love grits! I also love my slow cooker, and I worked...


    Ranch Pasta

    1 review

    I came up with this ranch pasta after making recipes for a bridal shower. It was party day and I...

    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...


    Air-Fryer Cumin Carrots

    Air-fryer carrots make a super side—big on flavor and a breeze to cook. Plus, I can actually get my husband...


    Air-Fryer Herb and Lemon Cauliflower

    This air-fryer cauliflower side is easy to prepare with just a few ingredients. Crushed red pepper flakes add a touch...


    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....

    Roasted Beets with Orange Gremolata and Goat Cheese

    My grandma always grew beets then pickled or canned them, but I prefer to prepare them differently. I like these...


    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...


    Ranch Scalloped Potatoes

    2 reviews

    How could creamy scalloped potatoes possibly get any better? We’ll tell you: Add ranch dressing mix to the cheesy sauce...


    Slow-Cooked Vegetables with Cheese Sauce

    Who can pass up veggies smothered in cheese? No one I know! This is an inviting recipe to serve kids...


    Slow-Cooker Citrus Carrots

    2 reviews

    These carrots are yummy and so simple. The recipe is from my mom, who tweaked it a bit to suit...

    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...


    Our Favorite Slow Cooker Easter Sides

    Got a huge ham to bake? No problem. These slow cooker Easter sides free up space in your oven. Learn...


    Pepper Jack Hash Brown Casserole

    6 reviews

    I found myself in need of an impromptu potato dish, but I had no potatoes. Frozen hash browns and the...


    Root Vegetable Pave

    5 reviews

    This is a stunning side dish to serve company. The robust blend features earthy root vegetables in a lightly herbed...


    Brussels Sprouts with Pecans and Honey

    I know what you're thinking—but even the kids will eat these slightly sweet and nutty Brussels sprouts like candy. My...


    Green Beans with Smoked Turkey Bacon

    I really like cooking with curry, and this is a wonderful slow cooker favorite of mine. Made with fresh green...


    Apple Quinoa Spoon Bread

    My cousin is a strict vegetarian, so creating satisfying veggie dishes is my yearly challenge. This spoon bread can act...

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    Rich and Creamy Twice-Baked Potatoes

    1 review

    My mom, Lynda, is a marvelous cook. I’m proud to say she taught me everything she knows, especially during my...


    Roasted Potatoes & Onions with Wilted Greens

    I'm usually not a fan of side dishes because I find them boring and bland, but a necessary evil in...


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    Air-Fryer Garlic-Rosemary Brussels Sprouts

    4 reviews

    This air fryer Brussels sprouts recipe is my go-to Thanksgiving side dish—healthy, easy and very quick to make. I usually...


    Broccoli Orzo Bake

    Orzo pasta makes this bake a sensational alternative to the classic broccoli casserole. There's a nice blend of cheese and...


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    Moist Turkey Sausage Stuffing

    1 review

    With tangy apricots and turkey sausage, this stuffing is a terrific mix of sweet and savory. —Priscilla Gilbert, Indian Harbour...


    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...