Side Dishes

Recipes for side dishes.

Golden brown, juicy boneless stuffed turkey makes Thanksgiving carving a breeze.
Side Dishes, Turkey Recipes

Boneless Stuffed Turkey Recipe – Makes Carving Easy

 

Surprise your family this Thanksgiving with a boneless stuffed turkey. Your guests will never know by looking at it that the turkey has been deboned. Visually, it looks just like a standard stuffed turkey.

Savory chestnut stuffing just like Grandma used to make.
Bread Recipes, Nut Recipes, Side Dishes

Chestnut Stuffing Recipe – Heirloom Thanksgiving

 

If you’re a baby boomer from the east, you probably have fond memories of Grandma’s chestnut stuffing. There is nothing fancy about it, but oh so good. This heirloom recipe takes stuffing back to the basics, adding chestnuts to stale bread and savory vegetables.

Updated green bean casserole is the perfect side dish for Thanksgiving or everyday meals.
Casserole Recipes, Mushroom Recipes, Side Dishes, Vegetable Recipes

Green Bean Casserole Recipe – Holiday Comfort Food

 

Baby boomers fondly remember the simple classic green bean casserole as a Thanksgiving standard. This version is updated a bit to add fresh mushrooms. It also uses frozen green beans, which contain less salt and retain more color.

As an appetizer or side dish, Zucchini Bites are deliciously different.
Appetizers, Bacon Recipes, Cheese Recipes, Side Dishes, Vegetable Recipes

Zucchini Bites Recipe for Parties or as a Side Dish

 

Whip up these delicious zucchini bites in a jiffy, all in one bowl and all at one time. The baking mix magically makes a crust, even though it is beaten in with everything else. Great for party appetizers or cut them into larger squares to serve as a side dish.

Sun-Dried Tomato Barley is rich with the tangy, sweet flavor of tomatoes and nutty barley.
Side Dishes, Tomato Recipes, Vegetable Recipes

Sun-Dried Tomato Barley Recipe – Retro Grains To The Rescue

 

This method for Sun-Dried Tomato Barley treats barley like rice pilaf. First the barley is toasted in butter, then cooked with flavorful sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, and scallions. This is a fast and easy welcomed change from the usual rice side dish.

Colorful Red White and Blue potato Salad is the perfect side dish for the Fourth of July or any day.
Potato Recipes, Salad Recipes, Side Dishes

Red White and Blue Potato Salad Recipe

 

The beautiful colors of this red, white, and blue potato salad come from the potatoes themselves. This recipe is obviously perfect for the 4th of July due to the coloring, but you will enjoy it year-round.

Shrimp garden pasta salad is colorful and loaded with veggies.
Bacon Recipes, Pasta Recipes, Salad Recipes, Shrimp Recipes, Side Dishes, Tomato Recipes

Shrimp Garden Pasta Salad Recipe

 

I love macaroni salad, but the traditional recipes are fairly mundane. This is not your Mama’s macaroni salad! Shrimp Garden Pasta Salad is perfect for summer picnics and potluck dinners.

Parsnips lend a sweet, nutty flavor to Loaded Parsnip Mashed Potatoes.
Bacon Recipes, Cheese Recipes, Potato Recipes, Side Dishes, Vegetable Recipes

Loaded Parsnip Mashed Potatoes Recipe

 

Like potatoes, parsnips are a root vegetable, so it makes sense to do a mash-up with potatoes. Loaded Parsnip Mashed Potatoes take on a slightly sweet, nutty flavor from the parsnips. Here they are taken up to a truly adult level with the addition of bacon bits, Cheddar cheese, and chives.