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
Sweet Potato or Yam? What is the real story and which one should you use?
Spaghettis squash salad with tomatoes, onions and peppers, even tastier than pasta!
These Roasted Carrots with Fresh Cranberries are simple to prepare and works wonderfully as side dish for the holidays.
A different kind of salad with broccoli rabe, carrots, and radicchio.
Hearty and delicious chicken dinner pie is surprisingly easy to make.
New potatoes mixed in some Indian Masala for a lovey side to a salad.
I used a beautiful fresh bunch of mint to make Minty Veggie Kebabs
Watercress and Spinach Soup. Emerald beauty. The classic with a twist.
Brussels sprouts sauteed with garlic and shallots - guaranteed to convert sprout-o-phobes and just in time for Thanksgiving too!
Tomato jam on toast
Easy and fast squash saute. Zucchini never tasted so good!
Black Bean Quinoa Salad with Cherry Tomatoes
Muffuletta and Veggie Picnic Loaf, served by Not Quite Nigella
Roasting the cauliflower mellows its flavor in this hearty, creamy [but dairy-free] Roasted Cauliflower and Dill Soup.
cream of parsnip soup made palatable with crispy pancetta (ok, so cream of parsnip soup isn't unpalatable)
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?
Vegetarian Thanksgiving means root vegetable-barley stew served in a baked pumpkin.
Courgette, feta and black olives mini clafoutis
Green brains? No, black cabbage - the essential ingredient to a super satisfying Tuscan soup. Or is it soups?
Sweet potato cubes stand in for croutons in a salad of baby greens and Stilton cheese
A simple soup detox to reset my body and palate for future food adventures.
Savory String Beans. Fresh beans and fresh garlic are what make this side dish so good. Simple and easy for Thanksgiving.
Celery Root. It's ugly, but makes an excellent soup for fall.
Pork and Shrimp Lettuce Wraps
just a little olive oil, sea salt, and the brightness of dill make an easy green beans dish from 101 Cookbooks
Sweet Potatoes Tagine, to celebrate being back home.
The Blue Willow Inn's Holiday Mashed Potatoes. A perfect make-ahead side for any holiday meal.
A gorgeous Italian Antipasto salad - Parma ham draped over sweet melon, Caprese salad (buffalo mozzarella with basil and tomato), olives, sun-dried tomatoes and grilled vegetables (eggplant and zucchini)!
Quite possibly the best Thanksgiving recipe for sweet potatoes.
Creamy Tahini Broccoli and Pasta Bake. A modern casserole.