We could blather on and on and on about this surprising and stunning (and stealthy healthy) riff on a Southern classic that everyone is swearing is the best cornbread they've ever had. But you best experience it for yourself.
Basic Pan Gravy2/28
Great gravy doesn't just happen by chance. Here's how it does happen. And with no fuss. No mess. No lumps. Just easy, foolproof, soul-satisfying gravy.
One way to down your sweet potatoes? Drown them in butter, sugar, bourbon, and maple syrup. It's The Southern Way. And we can't say we have a problem with this.
Simple yet spectacular green beans thanks to the perfect technique from Alain Ducasse.
Mashed sweet potatoes are slathered over marshmallows, coated in crushed corn flakes, and deep-fried until crisp. Talk about something to be thankful for!
This roux-less—and fuss-less—creamed spinach isn't quite the classic, though no one's complaining about that.
"One of the best things I’ve EVER made." "Beautiful." "Comforting." "Delicious." "Easy." That's what folks are saying about this simple and satiating casserole.
Just three ingredients--parsnips, maple syrup, and olive oil. And it's so easy. Just slice, toss, roast, and be reminded just how nice simple tastes.
An effortless, elegant side that fancies up the form as well as the flavor of two enduring entertaining icons: the stuffed mushroom and Thanksgiving stuffing.
Easy Mashed Potatoes10/28
Yeah, yeah, we know. You don't need a recipe for mashed Yukon Golds with butter, milk, and salt. Or so you think. Try this and get back to us.
Classic Dinner Rolls11/28
Practically instant gratification with its blink-and-you'll-miss-it rise and its straightforward mixing method. And oooooh the taste!
What's not to love about Brussels sprouts--yes, Brussels sprouts--when they're buried beneath nutty, buttery Gruyère? Nothing. Nothing at all.
No mere mash, this creamy potato purée owes its uber velvetiness to truly indecent amounts of butter and cream. And we mean that in the best possible way.
Sweet. Spicy. Earthy. And a touch puckery. When did anything--or anyone--at your table boast such character? Certain to compensate for your duller dinner invitees.
Green beans? Check. Creamy mushroomy sauce? Check. Can opener? Uh...no thank you. Not this Thanksgiving.
"My new go-to sweet potato casserole." "A keeper." That's what folks are saying about this insanely easy sweet potato casserole.
Raw Cranberry Sauce17/28
This little make-ahead number is easy as can be, requires no coveted stove-top space before the big meal, and tastes, well, wow.
A Thanksgiving classic revisited with an added emphasis on sugar and spice and, yes, everything nice. A sweet potato mash topped with marshmallow and—believe it or not—crushed gingersnaps. Heresy? Or high-five-worthy? You tell us.
Honey and cayenne lend these carrots a sweet heat that's perfectly lovely alongside just about anything.
Earthy collides with slightly sweet in this beautiful burnished brioche and wild mushroom stuffing. (Did we mention it's easy?)
Raw Cranberry Relish21/28
This sassy and simple sauce draws on just cranberries, orange, sugar, booze, and a blender. And no, it's not a cocktail.
We swoon to recipes that give us the pretense of being healthful as we douse food in fruity olive oil. Thank you, Lidia Bastianich.
Say hello to your newest go-to side dish. And it's so darn simple, it's not just for special occasions.
Sweet Potato Gratin24/28
Betcha can't tell just from looking what sets this lovely, creamy, soul-satisfyingly rich gratin apart from other potato gratins.
With its smack of richly spiced mulled wine, this boozy braised cabbage tastes as if it was meant to be for the holiday table.
This one's for the gluten-free, dairy-free, low-carb, and Paleo peeps. It's unlike anything you've ever had, we guarantee it.
Even green bean haters will devour these sweet and sour green beans doused in a smoky, sweet, tangy sauce with glee.
Doesn't get much simpler than this make-ahead cranberry sauce. Simply simmer cranberries, sugar, and orange until you hear a "Pop!" Then slide it in the fridge. Your work is done.