If you're feeling like your dinner plate is missing something, it's probably missing potatoes. The crowd-pleaser rounds out just about any meal and can be cooked countless ways. These 10 recipes are tried-and-true, and feature both standard spuds and sweet potatoes. Keep them in your back pocket and you'll always have a side dish to lean on.
When you're not quite sure how to dress up potatoes, know you can never go wrong with garlic. These super-simple garlicky roasted potatoes are always a good choice.
Sour cream lends a nice tang to these comforting potatoes and balances well with the sweet fried shallots.
This might be the only sweet potato recipe you need. Roasting thick rounds with plenty of butter makes them ridiculously caramelized and irresistible.
A classic baked potato is all well and good, but enhancing it with sour cream, cheddar cheese, scallions, and chives is never a bad idea.
This is as traditional as you can get with potato salad. It's creamy but not goopy and is always a welcomed side dish.
Tossing with whole-grain mustard before roasting in an ingenious trick that actually makes them even more crispy and textured.
Coating sweet potato wedges with cornstarch before tossing them in the oven is the secret to making them extra-crispy and fry-like.
Look to the French to improve on mashed potatoes: This decadent version is loaded with Gruyère and mozzarella cheese and spiked with heavy cream.
These roasted potatoes are salt & vinegar chips' better half. Boiling the potatoes in a salt and vinegar bath means they soak up tons of flavor before you dry them off and crisp them up in the oven.
Adding lots of garlic and grated Parmesan cheese to roasted sweet potatoes lends a salty, savory note that really balances out their inherent sweetness.