One of nature's best decorating ideas is the snowflake: It adds sparkle to upturned eyelashes, embellishment to bare tree branches. With crocheted versions of this seasonal icon, you can bring its frosty filigree indoors.
Potatoes, the enduring starchy chameleons, are reliably delicious. Whether slathered with sour cream or chopped and thrown into a hash (or both!), they're always excellent. And when it comes to casseroles, the tuber reigns supreme. Any way we want them -- baked, browned, mashed, shredded, or sliced into translucent circles -- the potato casserole can deliver.
Round out the Christmas dinner menu with a selection of seasonal vegetable side dishes, from the rustic to the elegant. Choose from green bean casserole, creamed spinach, cauliflower gratin, sauteed brussels sprouts, roasted root vegetables, and more.