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Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Side Dishes (Slide 26)

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This slightly sweet, slightly sour green bean recipe takes just a few minutes to make and is great served at room temperature. Make it ahead and let the green beans bathe in the dressing, soaking up flavor.

Recipe: Sweet & Sour Green Beans

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Oven-Roasted Squash with Garlic & Parsley

Oven-Roasted Squash with Ga…

Winter squash becomes tender and sweeter when roasted—a delicious side for a holiday dinner. Look …View slide
Garlicky Green Beans

Garlicky Green Beans

We cook then cool the beans in advance so they can be heated up and seasoned moments before the meal…View slide
Sweet Potato, Red Onion & Fontina Tart

Sweet Potato, Red Onion & F…

Try this roasted-vegetable free-form tart as an appetizer or side dish for a special dinner or as a …View slide
Roasted Pear-Butternut Soup with Crumbled Stilton

Roasted Pear-Butternut Soup…

Here pears are roasted to sweet perfection with butternut squash and pureed to create a creamy soup …View slide
Sausage Stuffing

Sausage Stuffing

This classic stuffing pairs turkey sausage with the tangy sweetness of apples. By using turkey sausa…View slide
Creamed Onions

Creamed Onions

A holiday staple in many households, creamed onions are usually bathed in a rich white sauce made wi…View slide
Crunchy Pear & Celery Salad

Crunchy Pear & Celery Salad

Crisp pears are tossed with Cheddar cheese and pecans in this delicious salad. For an Italian twist,…View slide
Layered Mashed Potato & Mushroom Casserole

Layered Mashed Potato & Mus…

Fancy up regular mashed potatoes with a layer of mushroom duxelle—a sauté of finely chopped mushr…View slide
Wild Mushroom Stuffing

Wild Mushroom Stuffing

Wild mushrooms make an amazing, rich base for a stuffing for Thanksgiving dinner. This stuffing incl…View slide
Red & White Salad

Red & White Salad

Bitter, sweet and peppery flavors marry well in this confetti-like salad of wintery fruit and vegeta…View slide
Vermont Cheddar Mashed Yukon Golds

Vermont Cheddar Mashed Yuko…

Extra-sharp Cheddar and buttermilk add a tangy punch to these mashed potatoes. And, yes, we may be a…View slide
Green & Yellow Beans with Wild Mushrooms

Green & Yellow Beans with W…

Simply prepared green and yellow beans with wild mushrooms are easy holiday fare.…View slide
Brussels Sprouts with Chestnuts & Sage

Brussels Sprouts with Chest…

Chestnuts and Brussels sprouts are a classic pair—the toasty, rich nuts balance the sprouts. This …View slide
Sizzled Green Beans with Crispy Prosciutto & Pine Nuts

Sizzled Green Beans with Cr…

Sizzling green beans in a little oil helps to bring out their natural sweetness. Prosciutto, pine nu…View slide
Maple-Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Maple-Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Roasting sweet potatoes is even easier than boiling and mashing them. Maple syrup glaze transforms t…View slide
Mixed Green Salad with Grapefruit & Cranberries

Mixed Green Salad with Grap…

Grapefruit juice is the base for the tangy vinaigrette on this salad studded with grapefruit segment…View slide
Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Onions

Sautéed Brussels Sprouts w…

Fresh herbs, onion and bacon pair beautifully with Brussels sprouts. This vegetable loves the cool w…View slide
Meringue-Topped Sweet Potato Casserole

Meringue-Topped Sweet Potat…

This lightened-up take on the classic Thanksgiving sweet potato casserole is spiked with crushed pin…View slide
Roasted Pumpkin-Apple Soup

Roasted Pumpkin-Apple Soup

Apples add just a hint of sweetness to this velvety pumpkin soup. Try it as a delightful first cours…View slide
Savory Carrot & Tarragon Tart

Savory Carrot & Tarragon Tart

The bright orange carrots in this savory tart are a feast for the eyes and the palate. Tarragon lend…View slide
Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole

This scrumptious sweet potato casserole gets fabulous flavor from honey and freshly grated orange ze…View slide
Barley & Wild Rice Pilaf with Pomegranate Seeds

Barley & Wild Rice Pilaf wi…

This pilaf melds the chewy texture of barley and wild rice with the richness of toasted pine nuts an…View slide
Celeriac & Parsnip Mash

Celeriac & Parsnip Mash

Tangy and aromatic, celeriac (or celery root) has long been a staple in French cooking. Here, it's c…View slide
Red Wine Braised Roots

Red Wine Braised Roots

Braised root vegetables, rich with red wine, mushrooms and thyme, make a fabulous vegetarian entree …View slide
Two-Toned Mashed Potatoes

Two-Toned Mashed Potatoes

In this recipe, Yukon Gold potatoes and sweet potatoes are roughly mashed together with leeks for a …View slide
Sweet & Sour Green Beans

Sweet & Sour Green Beans

This slightly sweet, slightly sour green bean recipe takes just a few minutes to make and is great s…View slide
Creamed Spinach Casserole

Creamed Spinach Casserole

This creamy spinach casserole recipe is a more sophisticated cousin to creamed spinach. It’s perfe…View slide
Cranberry Sauce with Star Anise

Cranberry Sauce with Star A…

This cranberry sauce recipe is scented with star anise, which has a dynamic flavor—earthy, spicy a…View slide
Phyllo-Wrapped Apple Dumplings with Apple Cider Sauce

Phyllo-Wrapped Apple Dumpli…

In this apple dumpling dessert recipe, apples are sprinkled with raisins, brown sugar and spice then…View slide

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