Recipe Index: Side Dish

Classic Green Bean Casserole

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 Bacon and Tomatoes

Green Beans with Tomatoes and Bacon

Pioneer Woman's slow cooked fresh green beans with tomatoes, bacon, and onions. A great Thanksgiving side!
Green Mashed Potatoes

Green Mashed Potatoes

Mashed russet potatoes mixed with a purée of parsley and green onions.

Grilled Artichokes

Tender, smoky artichoke halves, easily and beautifully grilled.
Grilled Asparagus

Grilled Asparagus

Nothing beats the flavor of asparagus, coated in olive oil, sprinkled with salt, and quickly grilled.
Grilled Corn on the Cob

Grilled Corn-on-the-Cob

How to grill juicy, tender, grilled corn-on-the-cob! Grill fresh corn cobs in their husks on direct high heat.
Grilled Japanese Eggplant Tahini

Grilled Japanese Eggplant with Tahini Sauce

Tender long Japanese eggplants quickly grilled, served with sesame tahini sauce.
Mexican Street Corn

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

Grilled Sweet Potatoes

Slices of sweet potatoes grilled and slathered with a cilantro-lime dressing.
Grilled Tomatoes

Grilled Tomatoes

Quick and easy grilled tomatoes recipe for grilling over a gas or charcoal grill.

Grits with Corn and Onion Greens

Savory grits with extra corn and green onion greens, Parmesan cheese, and parsley.
Hoisin Glazed Brussels Sprouts

Hoisin Glazed Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts steamed briefly and then stir-fried with a sweet and tangy hoisin glaze.
Holiday Spiced Sweet Potatoes

Holiday Spiced Sweet Potatoes (Yams)

Mashed sweet potato yams with butter, brown sugar, and holiday spices. Perfect for Thanksgiving!
Home Fries

Home Fries

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

How to cook and eat an artichoke, with step-by-step instructions and photos.
How to Cook Mushrooms without Fat

How to Dry Sauté Mushrooms

Easiest way to cook mushrooms? Here's how to dry sauté them—cook them without any fat!
Guacamole

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 Steam Broccoli

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.
How To Steam Fry Vegetables

How To Steam-Fry Vegetables

Steam-frying uses less oil than stir-frying, but makes a tastier side dish than basic steamed vegetables. Use any vegetable to make a quick, easy side dish for weeknight meals!
Hummus

Hummus

Simple and delicious hummus, made with chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, olive oil, and salt. Takes only 5 minutes to make!
Indian Style Rice

Indian Style Rice

Aromatic basmati rice, cooked with onions and flavored with cloves, cinnamon, cardamom, cumin, mustard seed, chili and turmeric.

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