Sweet fresh orange and apple chunks accent the tart flavor of the cranberries to create this classic holiday side dish.
Oven-baked Pasta Shells Filled with Wine and Rosemary Braised Fennel Cream
Bacon, Beets, and Brussels Sprouts
Roasted Carrots and Parsnips with Thyme and Honey
Extra creamy mashed potatoes with cream cheese and sour cream. The best part? They can be made up to three days ahead.
what to do to make your mashed potatoes more sophisticated? nothing. just call it a "mousseline"
Corn Pudding with Herb-Braised Chanterelles and Spicy Greens from Charlie Palmer of Aureole
Recipe for Wild Rice with Mushrooms, Cranberries and Walnuts from Alfred Portale of Gotham Bar & Grill
not sure how replacing mashed potatoes with roasted fingerlings will go over with the family at thanksgiving, but perhaps the addition of sweet dried figs will help
Brussels sprouts made sexy on a bed of mustard apple puree
Sweet Potato Fries with Parsley and Caper Mayonnaise
While some people swear by canned cranberry, in my opinion, nothing beats a homemade variation. Making cranberry is incredibly easy.
Wild Rice Cooked in Apple Cider
These Roasted Carrots with Fresh Cranberries are simple to prepare and works wonderfully as side dish for the holidays.
Brussels sprouts sauteed with garlic and shallots - guaranteed to convert sprout-o-phobes and just in time for Thanksgiving too!
Sweet Potato Risotto for Thanksgiving or a fall side dish.
Easy and fast squash saute. Zucchini never tasted so good!
Scalloped Potatoes (Gratin Dauphinois) - and how not to burn milk
It probably won't go over well with the family to replace buttery mashed potatoes with this, but sweet potato puree with apples to sub for candied yams?
An easy, mistake-proof Thanksgiving Stuffing recipe.
Barley and Roasted Vegetable Salad
Savory String Beans. Fresh beans and fresh garlic are what make this side dish so good. Simple and easy for Thanksgiving.
Creamy Porcini Polenta
just a little olive oil, sea salt, and the brightness of dill make an easy green beans dish from 101 Cookbooks
Florentine Pasta Salad with Lemon, an easy vegan dish.
The Blue Willow Inn's Holiday Mashed Potatoes. A perfect make-ahead side for any holiday meal.
Quite possibly the best Thanksgiving recipe for sweet potatoes.
The amazing combination of sweet corn with melted Cheddar cheese and smoky bacon makes great Thanksgiving side dish.
let's just think of celery as a low-to-no calorie edible utensil for dressing and Parsemsan cheese in this Celery and Mushroom Salad
Ethnic flavors in one dish for the Thanksgiving table: Saveur's Multi-cultural Stuffing recipe with Asian, Middle Eastern and Hungarian elements
Leek, Mushroom, Bacon & Buttermilk Bread Stuffing. A hint of tarragon gives this stuffing a more "gourmet" flavor.
Basmati rice, peas and paneer (Indian cheese) combined to form a mild, flavorful blend.
Port-Glazed Pearl Onions and Shallots - a lighter, jewel-toned, sweet and sour alternative to Thanksgiving creamed onions!