It's time we let the under-appreciated extra shine. These recipes put side dishes in the spotlight.
Crispy, crunchy, and creamy.
Turmeric is the key to the yellow color.
This focaccia is soft, tender, chewy, and full of garlic flavor, and it takes just a few minutes of real work.
More savory than the American kind, with a natural creaminess that comes from the potatoes alone.
One of our favorite salads of all time.
For buttery morel mushrooms, a simple treatment is best.
A root-to-leaf side dish.
A spicy and bright departure from your standard grilled corn.
A rapid-fire way to get soft, sweet onions in only 15 minutes.
A simple stir-fry for garlic lovers.
A master recipe for beautiful refried beans.
With a little basic technique, the picnic classic can be so much more.
Flavorful beans dressed with sherry vinegar, olive oil, and a pinch of smoked paprika.
There's no fish in this Sichuanese classic.
Nothing wrong with a classic.
Frittering away the summer produce.
Three magic ingredients: Japanese mayo, rice vinegar, and hot mustard.
Pure, unadulterated cauliflower flavor in the silkiest, smoothest package.
Easy roasted mushrooms with olive oil and herbs.
A classic Korean snack.
Give your potatoes extra-crunchy exterior by parboiling and tossing them before roasting them in the oven.
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.