Side Dishes

Without sides, Thanksgiving isn't living up to its full potential. Don't let your feast fall flat! Pair your turkey with mashed potatoes galore, loads of green beans and mounds upon mounds of every side your heart desires.

Sweet Potato Perfection

Sweet Potato Perfection

Thanksgiving is all about indulging, so treat your guests to the all-powerful potato — the sweet potato — with one, or more, of these 21 recipes.

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Thanksgiving Hacks

Thanksgiving Hacks

We've got tricks to keep your mashed potatoes warm and your gravy smooth.

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Jessica S.

Jessica S.

I'm adding this to the dishes I serve at Thanksgiving so I can save room in my oven.

Slow-Cooker Yams with Coconut
Slow-Cooker Sides

Slow-Cooker Sides

Too many things on the stove and in the oven? Don't fret! Use one of these genius slow-cooker side dishes to free up valuable space.

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How to Bake Spaghetti Squash
How to Bake Spaghetti Squash
How to Bake Spaghetti Squash

How to Bake Spaghetti Squash

Meet the squash that cooks into noodles — it'll change your side dish game plan for good.

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How to Make Mashed Potatoes
How to Make Mashed Potatoes
How to Make Mashed Potatoes

How to Make Mashed Potatoes

Get all the tips and tricks you'll need to master the must-have mashed potato.

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Linda's Busy Kitchen

Linda's Busy Kitchen

This worked out wonderfully for us at Thanksgiving. What a great idea, it saved so much time the day of!

Make-Ahead Turkey Gravy
Classic & Kicked-Up Sides

Classic & Kicked-Up Sides

We've rounded up all the classics and paired them with our best with-a-twist ideas. Try something new this year or make a tried-and-true favorite.

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28 Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Recipes

28 Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Recipes

Everyone can take part in this year's feeding frenzy with these ingenious gluten-free sides.

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How to Make Cranberry Sauce
How to Make Cranberry Sauce
How to Make Cranberry Sauce

How to Make Cranberry Sauce

It's time to ditch the can! Make your own full-flavored cranberry sauce with just a few easy steps.

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Khinson

Khinson

I make this every year for Thanksgiving, and it's always gone quickly! It's so moist — a must for creamed corn lovers.

Creamed Corn Casserole
Butternut Squash, Three Ways
Butternut Squash, Three Ways
Butternut Squash, Three Ways

Butternut Squash, Three Ways

Butternut squash is the sleeper star of of Thanksgiving sides: mashed, roasted, or au gratin — you can't go wrong with this savory squash.

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20 Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Sides

20 Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Sides

Save your sanity on Thanksgiving by having a few of these make-ahead sides at the ready.

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CampChatsworth

CampChatsworth

This was the hit of Thanksgiving. What a delightful combination of flavors. And easy to make on top of everything — a personal key to a great recipe.

Bacon & Pistachio Brussels Sprouts