Side Dish Recipes & Ideas
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Sour Cream and Scallion Dip Will Be Gone in Minutes
This easy dip will make your potato chips taste just like sour cream and onion flavors — only better.
Jul 13, 2023
Smothered Cabbage and Potatoes
This flavorful Southern dish celebrates two of winter's staple vegetables: cabbage and potatoes.
Jul 13, 2023
The Ultimate Make-Ahead Mashed Potato Casserole
I don't like to brag, but I think these are the mashed potatoes you've been searching for.
Jul 11, 2023
This Crunchy Cucumber Onion Salad Is The Summer Side That Demands Seconds
You'll want it in your fridge all summer long.
Jul 10, 2023
Classic Sage & Onion Bread Dressing (Stuffing)
On Thanksgiving, I don’t think any dish inspires quite as much love and jealousy as stuffing. Or, for that matter, technical debate over stuffing vs. dressing. Sure, if it’s baked inside the turkey it’s stuffing, and if it’s not, it’s dressing. But to me, it will always be stuffing — it sounds so much more satisfying than dressing, which brings to mind vinaigrette. And on my table, the stuffing is always some version of this classic sage and onion mix.
Jul 6, 2023
How To Pack the Perfect Salad in a Jar
We love our canning jars for everything from storing grains in the pantry to shaking cocktails in the park. But by far one of our most favorite ways to use our pint- and quart-sized canning jars is to pack them with salads. Yes, that’s right, leafy green salads. Dressing goes on the bottom, veggies and other salad goodies get piled on top. Everything stays separate and dressing-free until you toss the salad together in the bowl — never eat another soggy lunch salad again.
Jul 6, 2023
Jalapeño Cheddar Cornbread Muffins
Cheddar- and jalapeño-flecked cornbread muffins are all too easy to love.
Jul 4, 2023
How To Stir-Fry Vegetables
Stir-fried vegetables is one of the fastest, easiest, tastiest dishes to make when you’re in a mood for Asian dish but don’t want to order takeout. Take a look at your fridge, and you may find some leftover vegetables that you still need to use. To ensure the vegetables retain their crunch when you stir-fry them, cookbook author Grace Young shares tips on how to do a basic stir-fry. The technique for a vegetable stir-fry is the same no matter which vegetables you use.
Jul 2, 2023
How to Turn a Side Salad into the Most Delicious Part of the Meal
No matter how you decide to dress your salad — up or down — it should taste delicious.
Jun 30, 2023
This Caprese Couscous Salad Will Be Your Most Requested Summer Side
Oh, and it's practically no-cook!
Jun 30, 2023
Our Best Roll, Biscuits & Bread Recipes for Thanksgiving
Just say yes to the bread basket.
Jun 29, 2023
This Is the Only Way to Grill Eggplant
Use it in salads, sandwiches, as a pizza topping, and beyond.
Jun 27, 2023
Roasted Mushrooms
Toss them in the oven to achieve meaty, caramelized perfection.
Jun 27, 2023
How To Make No-Knead Bread
We've updated this classic technique for no-knead bread to make it tastier and easier!
Jun 23, 2023
Spicy Ground Pork & Zucchini Stir-Fry
It's the fastest, easiest way to turn zucchini into dinner tonight.
Jun 23, 2023
This Tomato Salad Is a Kenyan Staple for a Delicious Reason
Bonus: It doubles as a condiment.
Jun 21, 2023
Roasted Potatoes with Bacon & Brussels Sprouts
Perfect for a cold evening.
Jun 20, 2023
We Can't Stop Making This Dreamy Pasta Salad
Don't head to your next potluck without it.
Jun 19, 2023
For the Best-Ever Cucumber Salad, Add this Spicy Ghanaian Pantry Staple
You’ll want to use it on everything.
Jun 16, 2023
Jojo’s Biscuits
Joanna says that she spent a year's worth of Saturdays perfecting this biscuit recipe.
Jun 18, 2023
This Collard Greens Recipe Is Just Like the One My Grandmother Used to Make
It’s one of my family's favorite traditions.
Jun 17, 2023
Korean-Style Steamed Eggs
You’ve had eggs boiled, fried, poached, and scrambled … but how about steamed? Silky, savory Asian-style steamed eggs are a real treat at any meal. Different variations are used in China, Japan, and Korea, and I’ll share a recipe for making Korean-style steamed eggs or gyeran jjim. They can be eaten for breakfast, lunch and dinner. When steamed, the eggs set into the loveliest custard with the texture of silken tofu.
Jun 17, 2023
Fluffy Mashed Potato Cakes Are the Best Way to Eat Leftover Mashed Potatoes
If you have any left over, that is.
Jun 17, 2023
Halloumi Cheese Is the Fastest, Easiest Thing You’ll Grill All Summer
So good you’ll want to eat it straight off the grill.
Jun 16, 2023
You’ll Want to Put This Smoky, Sweet Honey BBQ Sauce on Everything
It uses all pantry staples.
Jun 15, 2023
Norwegian Potato Lefse
Some food lovers collect spices, while others collect vintage cake stands. For me, I collect recipes for flatbreads and I love them. Lefse, in particular, is a flatbread I’ve been eyeing for some time now. Made from leftover mashed potatoes, lefse makes a thin and soft flatbread that’s more substantial than a crêpe but more delicate and chewy than a flour tortilla.
Jun 14, 2023
Rosemary Roasted Potatoes Are So Crispy, They Taste Deep-Fried
Roasting potatoes this deeply does take some time, at least 45 minutes, but it's so worth it.
Jun 13, 2023
How To Make the Best Lentil Dal at Home
Ready the rice!
Jun 11, 2023
Lemon-Parm Grilled Broccolini Feels Extra Special — But Is Ready in 10 Minutes!
The summer side dish that’s always in my back pocket.
Jun 11, 2023
The Only Vinaigrette I Use to Make the Best Summer Salads
Good enough to eat by itself.
Jun 9, 2023
This Salty-Sweet Sauce Is Beloved in Japan for a Reason
And it’s perfect for all your dipping needs.
Jun 7, 2023
This Avocado-Corn Salad Is the Side of Summer
Highlighting the freshest produce.
Jun 6, 2023
How To Roast Brussels Sprouts
The very best way to cook Brussels sprouts.
Jun 4, 2023
How To Make Kale Chips You Actually Want to Eat
Two pantry ingredients can make all the difference.
Jun 4, 2023
The Simple Secret to My Mom's Amazing Cheese Grits
This ingredient takes these grits over the top.
Jun 4, 2023
Quick and Easy Roasted Veggie Salad
Winter calls for warm roasted veggies and a spattering of creamy goat cheese.
Jun 4, 2023
Sheet Pan Honey-Dijon Chicken and Vegetables
You've got your main dish and your side dish, rolled into one.
Jun 3, 2023
These Fluffy Zucchini Pancakes Taste Like Summer
And use up your zucchini!
Jun 3, 2023
How To Make Steak Fries
They are an easy side to weeknight burgers, date-night steak dinners, or even as a snack for dipping.
Jun 1, 2023
How To Make Cheese Gougères
Looking for an easy-to-make alternative to dinner rolls? These cheese puffs are the ticket.
May 31, 2023
This Make-Ahead Summer Salad Is the Best Upgrade to My Favorite Pantry Staple
You’ll want to eat it all summer long.
May 28, 2023
This Popular French Quick Bread Is My Favorite Way to Eat Cake All Day
And it uses up leftovers!
May 27, 2023
5 Fast & Fancy Fruit Salads Everyone Will Devour at the Potluck
Snapshot Cooking
You'll want to memorize these ASAP.
May 24, 2023
The Smoky-Sweet Side Dish I'm Bringing to Every Summer Cookout
So good even bacon-lovers will go back for seconds.
May 23, 2023
Salvadoran Pupusas con Curtido (Masa Cakes with Cabbage Slaw)
More than a decade after experiencing my first pupusa, I can still remember my wide-eyed joy as I bit into the thick, stuffed tortilla. Why had I never eaten one before, and how soon could I have another? As I learned, the best part about El Salvador’s national dish isn’t just the warm, savory masa filled with melty cheese (or meat or beans), but its brilliant accompaniment called curtido.
May 16, 2023
Swiss Chard with Garbanzo Beans
Pile this mix onto bruschetta or eat it straight from the bowl.
May 16, 2023
Brown Sugar and Bacon Brussels Sprouts Will Make You a Brussels Believer
Take it from a former Brussels sprouts hater.
May 15, 2023
How To Make Cauliflower Rice or Couscous
It can replace couscous or rice in any dish.
May 15, 2023
This Loaded Potato Salad Is the Only Side I’m Making All Summer
It has crispy bacon and shredded cheese.
May 13, 2023
North Carolina BBQ Sauce Is Spicy, Tangy, and Incredibly Easy to Make
The condiment you’ll be reaching for this summer.
May 10, 2023
The Only Dressing I Use to Make the Best Pasta Salad All Summer
It’s the one I come back to again and again.
May 9, 2023
This Lemony Grilled Broccoli Is the Summer Side I Make on Repeat
It’s ready in 15 minutes.
May 9, 2023
The Right Way to Grill Onions (So They Don’t Fall Through the Grates)
For all your summer needs!
May 7, 2023
This Arroz Verde Is Vibrant and Full of Herbaceous Flavor
And it comes out perfectly fluffy each time.

Apr 25, 2023
My Favorite Gluten-Free Dish Is Actually Centuries Old
I make it regularly, even though I am not even gluten-free!
Apr 19, 2023
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This Potato Leek Gratin Is Easy, Filling, and the Perfect Side Dish for Spring
Leeks and potatoes may seem like simple, humble ingredients; pair them together and they turn into something magically delicious. So when you need an easy crowd-pleaser for any of the season’s festive gatherings, you know this combo will be a winner. This satisfying casserole starts by baking sweet leeks and creamy potatoes in an herby, creamy sauce made with high-quality dairy products and fresh herbs.
Apr 18, 2023
My Creamy Artichoke Soup Sparks Joy with Every Spoonful
Delivering fresh spring flavors.
Apr 17, 2023
Scallion Cream Cheese Scones Are a Fun Twist on the Classic Bagel Combo
And, they give sweet scones a run for their money.
Apr 13, 2023
How To Make a Simple Rice Pilaf
30 Days of Broth
Think of rice pilaf as an upgrade to your everyday rice. It’s like rice that puts on a nice dress and some earrings — not much extra work, but the payoff is a side dish that feels just a little bit fancy. Today we’re making the very simplest rice pilaf: white rice cooked with a little flavorful oil and chopped onion, and then simmered with broth. It’s one step up from rice cooked in water, but not so elaborate that you can’t pull it together on a weeknight.
Apr 7, 2023
Three Methods for Perfect Rice on the Stove
Never have a failed pot of rice again.
Apr 7, 2023
How To Cook Fluffy, Tasty Quinoa
This method is foolproof.
Apr 7, 2023
My Grandma’s French-Inspired Sauce Is a Frugal Way to Zhuzh Up Any Vegetable
Transform any vegetable into a showstopper.
Apr 2, 2023
This Egg-Free Cheesy Breakfast Stuffing Is the New Breakfast Casserole
Thanks to a technique from Thanksgiving stuffing.
Apr 2, 2023
25 Ways to Turn Potatoes into a Vibrant Spring Side Dish
These tender, buttery dishes make the most of seasonal ingredients.
Mar 30, 2023
The Best Matzo Is the One You Make at Home
An easy, five-step recipe for homemade matzo.
Mar 28, 2023
This Carrot Ring Doubles as Dinner and Dessert During Passover
A lightly sweet treat for your table.
Mar 27, 2023
This Popular Cucumber-Avocado Salad Is Better than I Could’ve Possibly Imagined
I usually despise cucumbers, but this recipe has changed me.
Mar 24, 2023
Recipe: Slow-Cooker Maple-Glazed Squash
Imagine waking up to the aromas of breakfast — sweet maple and warm cinnamon — wafting up from the kitchen.
Mar 20, 2023
How To Make Fluffy Potato Kugel
Learn the modern way to make a classic potato kugel.
Mar 20, 2023