In this post I’ll be sharing some of my favorite traditional
. Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes
My favorite holiday meal is upon us,
Thanksgiving. Most years this means a gathering of loved ones around the dinner table for an elaborate feast that takes days to prepare.
It’s a way for a cook, like myself, to show love to those that they love with a special home cooked meal.
While the main course, whatever you prefer it to be – turkey, chicken, a
pork roast or prime rib, it is the Thanksgiving side dishes that really steal the show.
Go ahead and ask anyone what their favorite foods are at Thanksgiving and they’ll freely list them out.
Everything on the list will be a tasty side.
You’ll find over 50 delicious recipes for your holiday menu planning from starters through dessert.
It’s true that we all have our very favorite Thanksgiving
side dishes. That may be from our own tastes in food or from our culture or area that we grew up.
The typical sides served at our Southern Thanksgiving table will always include dressing, baked macaroni and cheese, a vegetable or two and a
potato dish of some sort.
If I were a betting lady then I’d predict that the dressing, or stuffing, is often hailed the number one favorite of all.
So let’s have a look at some of my favorite Thanksgiving side dish recipes. Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes
Thanksgiving is the meal we aspire for other meals to resemble.” Jonathan Safran Foer
Y'all will love my Aunt Betty's signature holiday dish of Ham Dressing.
Southern homemade cornbread dressing, the official side dish of the holiday table
Light, airy, and slightly sweet whipping cream biscuits are the perfect bread option for holiday meals.
Delicious potato salad side dish with green olives and pimentos rather than the traditional pickle versions.
Classic recipe for easy broccoli casserole that is creamy, cheesy and delicious with a butter cracker topping.
Delicious classic sweet and savory Southern corn pudding casserole is the perfect side dish for family and holiday meals.
Rich and delicious creamed corn made easily in the slow cooker for an amazing side dish.
A delicious, creamy and savory sausage and rice casserole that is perfect as the main meal or as a side dish.
The ultimate delicious green bean casserole for holiday gatherings and celebrations
Classic Watergate Salad, a sweet side dish that is popular at gatherings.
Tangy green beans bundles are an easy and elegant side dish for family meals and holidays.
Candied yams are a Southern classic. This side dish is delicious for family meals as well as a holiday tradition.
Southern Ambrosia Coconut Salad is a true classic at holiday gatherings, luncheons and other special occasions.
Easy recipe for a basic homemade cranberry sauce to accompany your holiday meal
Classic Southern fried skillet corn, a delicious sweet and savory vegetable side dish recipe
Creamy and delicious old fashioned Southern style potato salad with a tangy mayonnaise mustard dressing.
Delicious glazed baby carrots are a wonderful addition to the dinner plate.
A delicious sweet and creamy sweet potato casserole side dish that is perfect for holiday meals.
Baked Pineapple Casserole is an old fashioned recipe, just like grandma used to make. Some consider it the perfect side dish with ham, while others may call it a dessert.
The ultimate Southern side dish - baked macaroni and cheese
Easy Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes
“Showing gratitude is one of the simplest yet most powerful things humans can do for each other.” R. Pausch
You might also enjoy this recipe for
from Back to My Southern Roots. Homemade Dinner Rolls
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