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Side Dish Recipes That Will Wow Your Guests
Most people have a fairly standard Thanksgiving dinner menu featuring the family's favorite dishes, but it's always fun to add something new and a little different each year. Or maybe you're taking a dish along to the in-laws' house or a potluck. These are some sure winners to try. They are the most popular sides with the highest ratings, and they are sure to impress your family and friends.
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Broccoli and Cauliflower Casserole
A homemade lightly spiced white sauce turns broccoli and cauliflower combination into a colorful and delicious casserole. Bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese make a simple and perfect topping.
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Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Topping
This sweet potato casserole is, by far, the most popular sweet potato recipe in my collection. It's the classic, sweetened mixture of sweet potato filling with a crunchy, buttery pecan topping. This is a tried-and-true side dish your guests will love.
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Slow Cooker Scalloped Potatoes With Cheese
These scalloped potatoes are especially convenient because you don't have to use a burner or the oven to make them. The dish is a snap to fix, and the slow cooker is portable.
If you decide to make mashed potatoes, prepare them in advance and keep them warm in a buttered slow cooker.Continue to 5 of 12 below.
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Simple Honey Glazed Baby Carrots
Butter, honey, brown sugar, and a little lemon bring out the sweetness in these delicious baby carrots. Garnish these easy carrots with chopped parsley or fresh ground black pepper.
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Extra Creamy Macaroni and Cheese
A combination of cheddar and American cheeses with a rich cream sauce make this macaroni and cheese an exceptional dish. Use croissant crumbs for the buttery bread crumb topping.
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Butternut Squash and Apple Casserole
The sliced apples and the spiced brown sugar crumb topping flavor this butternut squash perfectly, and it is sure to please even the most impassioned squash-haters.Continue to 9 of 12 below.
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This broccoli salad has it all. Broccoli florets are tossed with a slightly sweet and tangy mayonnaise dressing, bacon, and raisins. Add some sunflower seeds or chopped pecans or walnuts to add a little crunch.
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Creamy Corn Pudding
Sweet corn is everyone's favorite, and this creamy casserole is an excellent way to elevate the vegetable. Cream-style and whole kernel corn are combined with a fluffy, lightly sweetened white sauce and egg mixture, and baked to perfection.
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This layered salad is perfect for a large family dinner or holiday feast. The layers are perfectly dressed with a sweetened mayonnaise mixture. Serve the salad in a glass bowl for a beautiful presentation.
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Easy Creamed Peas With Onions
A simple seasoned cream sauce and onions make these peas a holiday-ready dish . Pimientos add a touch of festive color.