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Side dish recipes

  • Muhammara is a delicious spread made from toasted walnuts are roasted red peppers. It's popular throughout Syria, Lebanon, and Turkey. This recipe calls for lemon juice, but many versions call for pomegranate molasses instead. If you have some on hand, you may want to try it instead of lemon juice.

  • Burdok, sweet potatoes, turnips, or other root vegetables would be good substitutes for the ones listed below. Avoid beets though, as they would turn your dish scarlet.

  • It doesn't get any easier than this!

  • This is a delicate dish, somewhat like a Mexican version of Southern spoon bread. It's delicious with ham or grilled meats.

  • Wholesome and healthy, this dish is a foil to heavy holiday dishes.

  • Perfect served as a hearty side dish, but also delicious over ricotta-filled ravioli.

  • Roasting sweet potatoes in coconut oil enhances their delicate caramelized flavor.

  • A showpiece Thanksgiving stuffing, studded with dried fruit and enriched with chicken livers.

  • This will remind you that yes, stuffing is the star of the Thanksgiving table.

  • When prepared this way, eggplant takes on an incredible smoky flavor. You can do this in the oven, as described in the recipe, on a grill, or even over the open flame of your stovetop. You just want the eggplant to turn sunken and blackened.