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Easy Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Easy Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Easy Thanksgiving side dishes is always a welcome idea when you are thinking about what to prepare for the big day. Thanksgiving is arguably the most difficult holiday to cook for because of all of the coordinating of the food and figuring out what gets 

Brussels Sprouts Hash With Pancetta

Brussels Sprouts Hash With Pancetta

Brussels sprouts hash with pancetta and shallots is an amazing and surprisingly quick dish to prepare. It is a dish that can be eaten as its own meal or as a side dish. The ingredients are simple and include Brussels sprouts, red potatoes, pancetta and 

Miso Rubbed Broccolini with Asian Dipping Sauce

Miso Rubbed Broccolini with Asian Dipping Sauce

Miso rubbed roasted broccolini is a very easy and very tasty way to roast broccolini. If you are stuck in a slump with different ways to prepare your vegetables, adding miso is definitely a great new idea to try! I think this is the best 

Easy and Delicious Turmeric Potatoes

Easy and Delicious Turmeric Potatoes

Turmeric potatoes are my newest favorite obsession and once you try them they will be your too! These potatoes are so versatile and can be used for breakfast, lunch or for dinner as a side. I originally had planned this as part of a larger 

Best Cranberry Sauce with Sugared Cranberries

Best Cranberry Sauce with Sugared Cranberries

Cranberry sauce with sugared cranberries is my new favorite way to eat cranberry sauce and it will be yours too once you try it. In this recipe, the sugared cranberries add a pop of freshness to each bite of cranberry sauce, fixing the problem of 

Collard Greens with Pancetta, Ham and Beans

Collard Greens with Pancetta, Ham and Beans

Collard greens with pancetta, ham and beans is a real favorite in our house. I serve this with a side of white rice for a delicious meal anytime of year. While I am not from the deep south in the U.S., I am from the 

Butter and Chive Smashed Potatoes

Butter and Chive Smashed Potatoes

Homemade butter and chive smashed potatoes is an easy and delicious recipe that everyone will enjoy. This potato recipe is perfect for everyday meals or for special occasions and holidays. Now everyone has their own way of making smashed potatoes or even multiple ways like 

Roasted Acorn Squash

Roasted Acorn Squash

Roasted acorn squash is a wonderfully delicate and delicious way to prepare this Autumn vegetable. Acorn squash is not overly sweet like some other squash varieties making it a wonderful side dish to go with many meals. There is not much you need to do 

Potato and Brussels Sprouts Gratin

Potato and Brussels Sprouts Gratin

Potato and brussels sprouts gratin is a wonderful way to bring together two delicious vegetables into one cheesy dish. Most people think only of potatoes when they think of gratin but adding other vegetables into the mix really changes things up and adds more flavor 

Easy Sugared Cranberries

Easy Sugared Cranberries

Sugared cranberries or frosted cranberries are one of the easiest recipes you can make. They make a great addition to so many things and they look really beautiful. The ingredients for these cranberries are very simple. To make sugared cranberries you will need: sugar fresh