It’s a-comin’. That big day, that big meal. But if you plan ahead, you will rule the world on the third Thursday of this month. Here are 5 recipes that I am 100 percent sure will be on our table, and it would thrill me to no end if some of them were on yours as well.
5 Great Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes
If you cook this outside of the turkey (and then, especially if you hail from the South), it could well be called “dressing” instead of “stuffing”, then it’s a great vegetarian addition to the big meal. Loads of mushrooms make it rich and hefty and wonderfully flavorful. Leftovers are a gift.
With sweet potato recipes, the tendency is to go for seasonings and flavors that underscore or amplify the sweetness. This time, I picked roasted garlic as the newest uncomplicated addition. I’m fairly certain this is going to wiggle its way into the regular holiday rotation.
This is a side dish that will threaten to steal center stage.
There has to be a salad. There are two reasons why: 1) We all love salad. 2) A bowl of leafy greens on the table make us all feel better about what else we are about to consume. But nothing too-too virtuous (hi there, goat cheese).