Recipe Index: Side Dish
Golden Beets and Brussels Sprouts
Beautiful golden beets and Brussels sprouts. Roasted or boiled golden yellow beets with parboiled Brussels sprouts, sautéed together in olive oil, shallots and thyme, and topped with toasted almonds.
Green Bean Casserole from Scratch
Classic green bean casserole with fried onion topping, from scratch! Easy to make ahead. So much better than canned!
Green Beans with Almonds and Thyme
Recipe for green beans, boiled first, then sauteed in butter with thyme and toasted almonds.
Green Beans with Bacon
Lightly blanched fresh green beans sautéed in bacon fat and served with a little bacon, black pepper and either vinegar or lemon juice.
Green Beans with Salsa
An easy to prepare green beans recipe with tomato and chile salsa. A Latin twist on the classical haricots a la provencale recipe.
Green Beans with Shallots and Pancetta
Quick and delicious green beans recipe with fresh green beans, shallots, and pancetta.
Green Beans with Tomatoes and Bacon
Pioneer Woman's slow cooked fresh green beans with tomatoes, bacon, and onions. A great Thanksgiving side!
Nothing beats the flavor of asparagus, coated in olive oil, sprinkled with salt, and quickly grilled.
How to grill juicy, tender, grilled corn-on-the-cob! Grill fresh corn cobs in their husks on direct high heat.
Grilled Japanese Eggplant with Tahini Sauce
Tender long Japanese eggplants quickly grilled, served with sesame tahini sauce.
Grilled Mexican Street Corn (Elotes)
Char-grilled corn on the cob with a tangy, creamy sauce. Make this at your next backyard cook-out!
Grilled Sweet Potatoes
Slices of sweet potatoes grilled and slathered with a cilantro-lime dressing.
Grits with Corn and Onion Greens
Savory grits with extra corn and green onion greens, Parmesan cheese, and parsley.
Hoisin Glazed Brussels Sprouts
Brussels sprouts steamed briefly and then stir-fried with a sweet and tangy hoisin glaze.
Holiday Spiced Sweet Potatoes (Yams)
Mashed sweet potato yams with butter, brown sugar, and holiday spices. Perfect for Thanksgiving!
Simple and easy home fries two ways! One recipe starting with raw potatoes, another starting with cooked. Both skillet fried.
How to Cook and Eat an Artichoke
How to cook and eat an artichoke, with step-by-step instructions and photos.
How to Dry Sauté Mushrooms
Easiest way to cook mushrooms? Here's how to dry sauté them—cook them without any fat!
How to Make Perfect Guacamole
The BEST guacamole! So easy to make with ripe avocados, salt, serrano chiles, cilantro and lime. Garnish with red radishes or jicama. Serve with tortilla chips.
How to Make Rice Without a Recipe
Here's how to make perfect rice on the stove top without a recipe. Works with white or brown rice. Best for weeknight stir-fries, rice bowls, burritos, or served plain as a simple rice side dish.
How to Steam Broccoli Perfectly Every Time
Delicious basic steamed broccoli recipe! How to steam broccoli so that it stays vibrant green. The easiest way to cook this wonderful vegetable.