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Don't let the bird steal the show — these fluffy mashed potatoes, crisp green beans, decadent sweet potatoes, and creamy casseroles are your best bets for the most-stunning Thanksgiving feast yet.

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These Thanksgiving salad recipes are filled with fall flavor. Even better: Most can be made in minutes and others a day ahead.

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Make-Ahead Sides

Save your sanity by having a few of these dishes in your fridge or freezer, ready to go.

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Oven-Free Sides

Spare your oven with these recipes that come together easily on the stove or in a slow cooker.

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More Side Dish Ideas

Find recipes for peas, corn and even mac 'n' cheese to round out your Thanksgiving dinner.

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Sweet Potato Sides

With mini marshmallows or without? We've got plenty of recipes for both.

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Great Green Bean Recipes

Whether you like 'em baked in a casserole or sauteed till tender-crisp, we've got the recipe.

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Fall Squash Favorites

Honey-roasted, baked into a casserole, drizzled with syrup — you can't go wrong here.

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