Thanksgiving 911 | Ten Simple Side Dishes to be Thankful For

22 Nov

The dining room table is set, pretty china and all.  The family arrives tomorrow.  The menu is…oh boy!  Procrastinated ‘till the very last minute, did ya?  That’s so you.  You’re experiencing a Thanksgiving 911!  But before you ring the alarm, here’s a secret: you don’t need to sweat over it sweetheart!

Make this Thanksgiving’s feast oh-so memorable.  Put some thought into it…what’s your food style?  Is it festive, savory, a modern twist on classics, comforting or seasonal?  Or, is it a fab combination of it alll?

This Thanksgiving 911 is handled.  So, set the menu already! Serve up fabulous side dishes:

Sweet Mashed Potatoes with Sage Apple Butter


Festive | Sweet Mashed Potatoes with Sage Apple Butter & Crème Fraiche It even smells like Thanksgiving!

Festive | Gluten-Free Girl’s Cranberry Chutney  Sweet, tart and rich.  Perfectly pairs with turkey and potatoes.

Savory | Spicy Sweet Potato Fries Because sometimes mashed is a little too predictable.

Savory | Smitten Kitchen’s Crispy Potato Roast Your non-traditional Thanksgiving feast just got crispier.

Modern Classic | Not Your Grandma’s Potato Salad An ode to Granny sans the mayo.

Modern Classic | Whole Foods’ Green Beans with Shallots and Almonds Simple, absolutely gorgeous and no need for Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom.

Comforting | Williams Sonoma’s Golden Broccoli Gratin Enough butter & cream to make Paula Deen proud!

Comforting | Giada’s Ciabatta Stuffing with Chestnuts and Pancetta The Italians really know how to make a holiday dish that shouts “welcome to the family.”

Seasonal | Ina Garten’s Roasted Butternut Squash Throw it in to roast and let the caramelized flavors speak for themselves.

Seasonal | The Kitchn’s Roasted Brussel Sprouts Quick, easy and healthy. Save room for dessert!


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