Streamline your Thanksgiving meal-planning with any of these easy side dishes, including sauteed and roasted seasonal vegetables and favorite potato and sweet potato dishes. We've got you covered with a wide range of recipes for classic- and modern-style holiday sides.
The buttery flesh and honeyed flavor of sweet potatoes makes them enjoyable simply mashed. A little brown sugar adds a holiday touch.
This basic bread stuffing can be used as a base formula from which to create your own ideal Thanksgiving stuffing recipe. In addition to the celery, shallots, and parsley, try adding sauteed mushrooms, crumbled sausage, fresh herbs, dried fruit, toasted nuts, and any other seasonings you desire.
Homemade cranberry sauce doesn't get easier than this. Two ingredients -- a bag of fresh cranberries and a bottle of red-currant jelly -- are simmered together for 30 minutes to create a well balanced sauce. This can be prepared up to three days before Thanksgiving.