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10 Thanksgiving Sides to up the Ante at Your Family Dinner

10 Thanksgiving Sides to up the Ante at Your Family Dinner

10 Thanksgiving Sides to up the Ante at Your Family Dinner

A focal point for the big feast, there's no question that nailing a succulent and juicy turkey is a Thanksgiving priority. Thus, side dishes are oftentimes overlooked, relegated to a mere afterthought. So this year, ditch the clumpy mashed potatoes and mystery casseroles in favour of our top 10 Thanksgiving side dishes guaranteed to steal the spotlight.

Mushroom and Sausage Pot Pie With Biscuit Topping

Easy
Mushroom and Sausage Pot Pie With Biscuit Topping
There's a reason why the saying "easy as pie" exists. Oftentimes the filling comes together very quickly with just a handful of ingredients. I love doing this sausage and mushroom version because just about any sausage works, and there's something to be said about the binding ...

Green Bean Casserole

Easy
Green Bean Casserole
Green bean casserole has got to be one of my all-time favourite side dishes at Thanksgiving. Perfectly cooked green beans, caramelized browned mushrooms smothered in a garlicky béchamel and topped with crispy seasoned fried onions. It is honestly bliss. This recipe is a classi...

Potato Pave

Moderate
Potato Pave
Pavé is the French word for “paving stone,” and it’s the word that Chef Thomas Keller uses to describe any such rectangular or square food preparation. Potato Pave is very thinly sliced potatoes cooked with cream, pressed, chilled, cut and browned. The potatoes are soft and cr...

Squash and Leek Galette with Brie and Honey

Moderate
Squash and Leek Galette with Brie and Honey
I love making savoury galettes all year round because once you have mastered the pastry crust, it's a very versatile dish that lends itself well to any seasonal combination of vegetables as well as cheese preference. This one is one of my favourites, hands down, as it balances...

French Onion Potato au Gratin

Easy
French Onion Potato au Gratin
Potatoes au gratin is one of those dishes that, no matter who you present it to, it's bound to be well received. What could be better than thinly sliced potatoes baked and bound by a creamy and cheesy sauce? How about the latter but also laced with jammy sweet caramelized onio...

Buttermilk Biscuits with Aged Cheddar and Chives

Easy
Buttermilk Biscuits with Aged Cheddar and Chives
Nothing quite compares to a buttery biscuit when it comes to comfort food. Whether you're eating them for breakfast, with afternoon tea or as a side at dinner -- there really are no restrictions when it comes to indulging in the crumbly treat. With the addition of aged cheddar...
10 Thanksgiving Sides to up the Ante at Your Family Dinner

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10 Thanksgiving Sides to up the Ante at Your Family Dinner

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A focal point for the big feast, there's no question that nailing a succulent and juicy turkey is a Thanksgiving priority. Thus, side dishes are oftentimes overlooked, relegated to a mere afterthought. So this year, ditch the clumpy mashed potatoes and mystery casseroles in favour of our top 10 Thanksgiving side dishes guaranteed to steal the spotlight.

Mushroom and Sausage Pot Pie With Biscuit Topping

Easy
Mushroom and Sausage Pot Pie With Biscuit Topping
There's a reason why the saying "easy as pie" exists. Oftentimes the filling comes together very quickly with just a handful of ingredients. I love doing this sausage and mushroom version because just about any sausage works, and there's something to be said about the binding ...

Green Bean Casserole

Easy
Green Bean Casserole
Green bean casserole has got to be one of my all-time favourite side dishes at Thanksgiving. Perfectly cooked green beans, caramelized browned mushrooms smothered in a garlicky béchamel and topped with crispy seasoned fried onions. It is honestly bliss. This recipe is a classi...

Potato Pave

Moderate
Potato Pave
Pavé is the French word for “paving stone,” and it’s the word that Chef Thomas Keller uses to describe any such rectangular or square food preparation. Potato Pave is very thinly sliced potatoes cooked with cream, pressed, chilled, cut and browned. The potatoes are soft and cr...

Squash and Leek Galette with Brie and Honey

Moderate
Squash and Leek Galette with Brie and Honey
I love making savoury galettes all year round because once you have mastered the pastry crust, it's a very versatile dish that lends itself well to any seasonal combination of vegetables as well as cheese preference. This one is one of my favourites, hands down, as it balances...

French Onion Potato au Gratin

Easy
French Onion Potato au Gratin
Potatoes au gratin is one of those dishes that, no matter who you present it to, it's bound to be well received. What could be better than thinly sliced potatoes baked and bound by a creamy and cheesy sauce? How about the latter but also laced with jammy sweet caramelized onio...

Buttermilk Biscuits with Aged Cheddar and Chives

Easy
Buttermilk Biscuits with Aged Cheddar and Chives
Nothing quite compares to a buttery biscuit when it comes to comfort food. Whether you're eating them for breakfast, with afternoon tea or as a side at dinner -- there really are no restrictions when it comes to indulging in the crumbly treat. With the addition of aged cheddar...