Side Dishes for Fried Chicken

Consummate sidekicks for fried chicken—both classic and unconventional—to keep everyone at the table happy. We promise.

Appalachian Cider Baked Beans

A stick-to-your-ribs recipe in which plain old pintos are doctored up with apple cider, onion, salt pork, molasses, and mustard. Amen.

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  • 15 M
  • 6 H, 15 M
  • 45

Fourth of July Fried Chicken Recipes

Looking for the best fried chicken for the Fourth? Look no further. We got ’em all: Cajun, Northern, Asian, and Southern recipes.

Momofuku’s Fried Chicken

Everything about this flour-free fried bird is contrary to everything we know about fried chicken. Or think we know. That’s exactly what makes it so darn genius.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 10

Crispy Fried Chicken

Snap, crackle, pop goes this fried chicken, which relies on more than just flour and cayenne for its coating’s beguiling taste and texture.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 0

Pâte Sucrée

The name of this sweet and sturdy pie crust in French means “so much better than your silly American pastry dough.”

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 0

Almond and Coconut Granola

An inspired take on a classic, this simple, sassy granola recipe is yours to follow to the letter or tweak to your (or your most picky family member’s) content.

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  • 15 M
  • 55 M
  • 9

Cherry Clafouti

A simple, old-style French dessert that’s as easy to toss together as it is to tie a scarf.

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  • 5 M
  • 45 M
  • 6

Cedar Plank–Grilled Salmon

Imagine, if you can, a technique that imbues salmon with a touch of smoke yet ensures your pricey catch doesn’t slip through the grate. You’re welcome.

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  • 15 M
  • 40 M
  • 2

Pimm’s Cup for Wimbledon

A sprightly seasonal classic, this variant on a Pimm’s Cup is a wham bam grand slam of booze, orange, lemon, cucumber, mint, and lemon-lime soda.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 15

Creamy Coleslaw

Sweet and simple. Nothing but cabbage, cider vinegar, sugar, mayo, a little onion, salt, and oil. Just like you’d find at a BBQ shack.

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  • 15 M
  • 35 M
  • 6

Pink Gin

An old-fashioned cocktail that takes its namesake tinge of pink—albeit a manly man’s shade of pink—from a splash of bitters. A cure-all of sorts. Elizabeth Stewart explains.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 16

Seven Greens Salad

Fresh from the farmers market, spring greens boast a flavor the likes of which you just can’t find shrink-wrapped in plastic.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0

Thyme-Smoked Four-Inch Porterhouse Steak

A porterhouse of Flintstone-ian proportions can be awesome to behold, tricky to cook. Your Fred or Barney may never admit he needs a little advice, but here it is anyways.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0
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