It's time we let the under-appreciated extra shine. These recipes put side dishes in the spotlight.
Give your potatoes extra-crunchy exterior by parboiling and tossing them before roasting them in the oven.
No need for marshmallows here; just butter, maple syrup, and a few sprigs of earthy thyme.
A master recipe for beautiful refried beans.
More savory than the American kind, with a natural creaminess that comes from the potatoes alone.
The ultimate creamy-in-the-middle, crispy-on-top casserole.
This focaccia is soft, tender, chewy, and full of garlic flavor, and it takes just a few minutes of real work.
Yes, you can get perfectly creamy, nutty risotto without half an hour of stirring.
Cooking black beans from scratch couldn't be more effortless.
Turmeric is the key to the yellow color.
Sweet collards, cooked until beautifully tender.
Tender roasted sweet potatoes with olive oil, parsley, and a touch of honey.
Fully loaded, flavored fully.
Chimichurri sauce is Argentina's go-to pairing for steak, and it couldn't be any easier.
Breaded cheese heads to the waffle iron to get golden and crunchy on the outside and melted and gooey on the inside.
Pure, unadulterated cauliflower flavor in the silkiest, smoothest package.
A special salt is the key to this amazingly easy mac and cheese.
Using the waffle iron to make hash browns means you get crunchy bits on both sides.
Sweet and sour eggplant with raisins, pine nuts, and herbs.
For grilled vegetables that keep their fresh crispness, cook them over a chimney starter.