Our favorite traditional and nontraditional sides for your festive feast.
These are the crispiest, most flavorful roast potatoes you'll ever make.
These tender potatoes deliver a deep herb flavor and crisp, buttery crusts.
A crispy topping of bread crumbs, bacon, cheddar cheese, and scallions adds crunch and the flavor of fully loaded baked potatoes.
A hearty baked potato topped with broccoli florets and gooey, 100% vegan nacho sauce.
Chunks of bacon and melted Comté cheese are tucked into this easy potato and onion casserole.
The ultimate creamy-in-the-middle, crispy-on-top casserole.
Fluffy, crusty dinner rolls, thanks to techniques from bagel-making and Japanese bread.
A Southern staple, done right.
Tender biscuits with tons of extra-flaky layers.
This cornbread has a moist, tender crumb and intense corn flavor.
Stop buying panettone and start making it at home.
Sweet cornbread loaded with salty cheddar, smoky bacon, and sharp scallions.
Make it ahead, hold it, no problem.
Soft roasted onions make this winter salad a winner.
A salad for your inner mycologist.
The creamy white cannellini beans in this easy salad absorb the bright flavor of a vinaigrette in just a few minutes.
Roasted butternut squash and kale come together in a vinaigrette flavored with maple syrup and sherry vinegar.
Peppery watercress with savory pan-roasted mushrooms.
These Brussels sprouts are smoky and nutty, with just a hint of sweet.
Brussels sprouts offer tons of flavor on their own when charred properly, but their layered leaves also make them great for picking up other flavors.
A rich, cheesy casserole packed with bacon and Brussels sprouts.
This simple seven-ingredient salad is packed with the sweet, nutty flavor of bacon fat-seared Brussels sprouts
A rich, creamy, gooey, cheesy lasagna with mushrooms and Brussels sprouts.
Super-simple, super-flavorful roasted Brussels sprouts with extra-virgin olive oil.
A perfect accompaniment for turkey, mashed potatoes, and stuffing.
Basic gravy gets a mellow mustard bite.
The simple addition addition of apple cider gives this gravy a slight tartness and faintly fruity flavor.
Heavy cream and fresh herbs enrich this twist on traditional gravy.
Red wine adds a dry, mild fruitiness to this shallot-flecked gravy.
Dried porcini mushrooms soaked in turkey stock give this gravy a great earthy depth.
Proof that overcooked vegetables can be delicious.
Tender braised green beans are brightly flavored with bacon and vinegar.
This garlicky, oven-roasted bean salad is finished with blue cheese and hazelnuts.
Green beans, mushrooms, and onions in a stove-top side dish that brings out the flavors of a classic green bean casserole.
Tender-crisp green beans tossed in a savory dressing flavored with anchovies and Worcestershire sauce.
A gluten-free take on the Campbell's classic.
These shallots are roasted whole and served in a flavorful glaze, for an easy and elegant holiday side.
Roasted Cipollini onions become meltingly tender and sweet in the oven.
Sweet pearl onions in a glossy, buttery glaze.
We top these sweet and mild pearl onions with a sprinkle of grassy parsley.
Braised leeks develop a tender, almost meaty texture.
It's all about the caramelization and browning.
Flavored with aromatic vegetables, whole milk, and plenty of briny, fat oysters.
A traditional winter soup, seen through a savory lens.
Roasted sweet potatoes with a splash of orange juice, topped with a sauce made from crushed pistachios, olive oil, mint, scallions, and orange zest.
The secrets to this soup: no cream, roasted broccoli, and a splash of buttermilk.
With a light, bright broth, Rhode Island clam chowder is a the perfect choice when you're not in the mood for a heavier creamy chowder.
An Italian classic, totally reimagined.
Roasted squash and sage bring autumnal flavors to this Italian favorite.
The delicious combo of butternut squash, sage, and brown butter in an easy hands-off risotto.
Tender roasted squash gets a healthy dose of the Japanese seven spice blend (and butter).
Sweet and savory stuffing that's perfect for any bird.
Briny oysters are mixed with wheat bread, sausage, aromatic vegetables, and herbs.
Naturally sweet cornbread is combined with sausage, herbs, vegetables, and chopped oysters.
This dressing gets a southern spin with homemade cornbread.
Preparing this sage and sausage dressing in the slow cooker makes it extra moist with crispy edges.
Individual buttered muffin tins make for individual stuffin's that are moist in the center with crisp edges all around.
Sweet, savory, and buttery.
Sweet potatoes get a warming sprinkle of chipotle powder, cumin, and ground coriander.
Savory, salty, and sweet.
Intense brown butter and woodsy rosemary add deep, savory flavor to this naturally sweet root vegetable.
Peppery grated ginger, nutty brown butter, and woodsy herbs cut through the sweetness of this classic casserole.
Brown sugar and cinnamon play up the natural sweetness of this root vegetable mash.
This sweet and savory casserole is perfect for your holiday table.
Roasting is the key to this intensely rich and nutty purée.
Pure, unadulterated cauliflower flavor in the silkiest, smoothest package.
An overnight rest makes for extra-tasty Yorkshire puddings.
Classic creamed spinach, perfected.
A custardy oven-baked gnocchi made with semolina, egg, cheese, and butter.
Chocolate-Covered Caramel-Filled Shortbread Cookies (a.k.a. Homemade Twix) Recipe