It's time we let the under-appreciated extra shine. These recipes put side dishes in the spotlight.
seasonal and holiday
Give charred shishitos a break.
A fresh and summery Italian classic.
The off-the-cob version of Mexican grilled corn.
Creamy, spicy, rich, and sweet.
There's no fish in this Sichuanese classic.
An ooey gooey, creamy, tangy dip that's perfect for fries, nachos, and whatever else you want to bathe in "liquid gold."
Crunchy, refreshing, spicy cukes.
The secret is a little zest.
The secret to extra-crunchy hash browns: cooking your potatoes in the microwave first.
Bring these beans to your next potluck and wait for the compliments to roll in.
So easy, it's practically done before you start.
A silky, custardy, perfectly cooked egg with a light soy broth.
More savory than the American kind, with a natural creaminess that comes from the potatoes alone.
Get the fast food–style French fries of your dreams at home.
Sticky, sweet, and salty spuds
A slowly reduced sauce packs a deep and complex barbecue flavor, while tender and creamy beans round it out.
Just 25 minutes and five basic ingredients stand between you and these fluffy, tender drop biscuits.
The crispest, lightest onion rings you'll ever taste.
A savory pancake recipe with a touch of sourdough starter tang.
Instant ramen? Check. Cooked Rice? Check. Egg? Check. Cleared for blastoff!
For grilled vegetables that keep their fresh crispness, cook them over a chimney starter.