Thanksgiving is coming. For your Thanksgiving feast, what should you prepare on your holiday menu? The turkey may take center stage, but Thanksgiving wouldn't be complete without its supporting cast of sides. Here we've collected 11 best Thanksgiving side dishes for you to prepare on Thanksgiving table. Check out these all-time favorites and get a better Thanksgiving dinner.
Part 1: 11 Best Thanksgiving Side Dishes
Best Ever Green Bean Casserole
A classic made modern and fresh, Alton ditches the traditional cream of mushroom soup and canned green beans, instead using real mushrooms, half-and-half and fresh green beans. Get the recipe: Best Ever Green Bean Casserole
Balsamic-Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Ina uses pancetta and balsamic vinegar for subtly sweet flavor in her roasted Brussels sprouts recipe, transforming a basic side into a sophisticated, indulgent treat. Get the recipe: Balsamic-Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Creamed Corn Cornbread
Alton says a piping hot cast-iron skillet is a must to make this creamed corn cornbread. Serve right out of the skillet for a rustic presentation or invert onto a platter. Get the recipe: Creamed Corn Cornbread
Baked Hush Puppies
The Deen brothers' hush puppies have all of the down-home flavor of this Southern favorite, but without the extra fat from deep-frying. Get the recipe: Baked Hush Puppies
traditional mac and cheese gets a makerover with spiral pasta and a crunchy panko topping. Get the recipe: Triple-Cheese Spirals
Perfect Cranberry Sauce
Don't miss out on the perfect cranberry sauce recipe, with just a bit of citrus zest to bring out the flavor. Get the recipe: Perfect Cranberry Sauce.
Make homemade cranberry sauce look retro by mixing in gelatin and refrigerating in a mold or empty soup cans overnight. Get the recipe: Cranberry Mold.
An unusual but sworn-by combo, try this if you want to be daring and add something a little different to your Thanksgiving spread. Get the recipe: Cranberry-Horseradish Cream.
Perfect Mashed Potatoes
You can't go wrong with these stand-by msahed potatoes. Just start with russet potatoes and mixing in whole mikl and up to a stick of butter. Get the recipe: Perfect Mashed Potatoes.
Cranberry Citrus Dressing
Michael Chiarello's fresh cranberry dressing gets a flavor boost from orange zest and juice, fresh vanilla beans and a few spoonfulls of Dijon mustard. Get the recipe: Cranberry Citrus Dressing.
Sweet Potato Casserole
Anne roasts sweet potatoes and mixes in dried apricots, honey, cinnamon and orange juice and zest. Sprinkle with an oatmeal crisp topping for a dessert and side dish all in one. Get the recipe: Sweet Potato Casserole.
Part 2: Download Thanksgiving Side Dishes Recipe Videos
If you're to make some of the abovementioned Thanksgiving side dishes for the Thanksgiving dinner, and you don't know how to make it even with a recipe, you could search the Thanksgiving side dishes recipe video on YouTube or other video sites to get a video demo. Leawo Video Downloader could help you easily download Thanksgiving side dish recipe videos and convert Thanksgiving recipe videos to any format for any players, so that you could watch Thanksgiving recipe videos on your smartphone. Therefore you could make a Thanksgiving dish by following the video instructions without any difficulty.
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