Inside-Out Sweet Potatoes

Mashed sweet potato gets slathered all over a marshmallow, coated in crushed corn flakes, and deep-fried until crisp. Talk about something to be thankful for….

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H
  • 15

Thanksgiving 2010: Coloring Outside the Lines

For Thanksgiving dinner this year, we’ve colored outside the lines and put together a fantastic menu. All the familiar ingredients in unexpected ways.

Roasted Root Vegetables with Marcona Almonds

The essence of autumn, this recipe juxtaposes tender root vegetables, crunchy Marcona almonds, nutty brown butter, and the lilt of lemon.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 6

Cumin-Scented Carrots

This goes-with-anything veggie side relies on pantry staples, comes together in 10 minutes, makes minimal cleanup, and lowers your husband’s cholesterol. You’re welcome.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 0

Sautéed Onions, Chestnuts, and Bacon

This sautéed onions, chestnuts, and bacon recipe is salty, caramel-y, and ideal-y as a Thanksgiving side dish.

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  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 11

Cauliflower-Bacon Gratin

This cauliflower gratin recipe from Dorie Greenspan is French comfort food, yet it wouldn’t be out of place on a distinctly American Thanksgiving table.

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  • 50 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 12

Dandelion Greens and Garlic Cooked in Duck Fat

This recipe for dandelion greens sauteed in duck fat is a definite Weeknight Winner™ around LC. Use any sturdy greens if you’re not a dandelion dandy.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 5 M
  • 2

Oven-Roasted Rainbow Swiss Chard Recipe

Roasting rainbow swiss chard is a treat during cooler weather when the leaves are no longer at their peak. A bit of olive oil is all you need.

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  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 4

Eggplant Caponata

Eggplant, celery, fennel, zucchini, onion, tomatoes, olives, raisins, and pine nuts, oh my! Sicilian heaven in the form of a pleasingly tart side dish of sorts.

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  • 30 M
  • 3 H
  • 6

Grilled Broccoli or Broccolini

Don’t care for broccoli? Just toss it on the grill. It’ll take on a beguilingly earthy, smoky quality that’s actually quite hard to resist.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 0

Mango-Banana Salsa

A mango banana salsa recipe? It may sound odd, but with its mix of fruit, chiles, and onions, it’s sublime with fish tacos, chicken, even tortilla chips.

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  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 0

Baja Cabbage Slaw

With its spark of lime juice and hint of heat, this slaw is the perfect side to steamed fish, pan-roasted chicken, pulled pork.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 2

Zucchini Slaw Two Ways

Never give zucchini away again with these equally tempting yet uniquely different slaws—choose rich and creamy or tart and sweet.

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  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 8

Creme Fraiche Potato Salad

A British take on potato salad that’s both simple and sublime, this summery staple draws on the tart richness of creme fraiche and the pucker of lemon.

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  • 5 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 1
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