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Nov 08 2013

Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Thanksgiving Side Dishes

thanksgiving side dish inspirations from katherines cornerThe wonderful feast of thanksgiving is filled with side dishes! I can make  a meal with the side dishes alone. One of my favorite things is a cranberry and stuffing sandwich. A roll with a bit of margarine, a thin slice of cranberry and a tablespoon of stuffing. Smoosh it all together and you will actually hear me say mmmm after the first bite.

With Thanksgiving ( here in the US) just a couple of weeks away I thought it would be fun to “round up” ( yes I think just put some cowgirl boots on) and “rope in” a few wonderful side dish alternatives to inspire your meals. I’m still feeling poorly from my stomach bug, I may have watched one to many westerns on the classic film channel :-)

Whether you are cooking for two ( like I am) or for 200, I hope you will find some wonderful inspiration for your holiday meal.

 

 

 

Last year I shared my holiday stuffing recipe holiday stuffing katherines cornerand I think you might find some yummy vegetable recipes on my recipe page too. But, today it is about all of the creative souls who share their yumminess on pinterest. Please keep in mind that all of the original photos belong to their respective blogs and websites. :-) You can find all of the recipes and more on my Thanksgiving pinterest board  ( it is a work in progress)

Grab your fork and spoon….

Lets start with the stuffing. The absolute must have side dish for “Turkey Day”. There are so many wonderful recipes for stuffing. Some are made with sourdough, others with cornbread or white bread. They all have one thing in common, they are all somebody’s favorite. I like the ones with mushrooms! I am not suggesting you replace your favorite. But, maybe make a second stuffing! What, that’s right, two.You know your tummy will be happy.

stuffing recipes katherines corner

Cranberry sauce is a must too. Some of us like it jellied and from a can ( shhhh, yes that is me). But,  I know fresh is truly the way to go. These yummy cranberry side dishes are sure to add some colorful flavor to your Thanksgiving meal.

 

cranberry sauce recipes

Potatoes, whipped creamy and filled with flavor can also be my down fall. I make mine with lots of butter and milk, then I whip them fluffy with my hand mixer.

mashed potato recipes

Yams and sweet potatoes are not one of my favorite things. But I know for many of you it wouldn’t be a holiday feast without them.

yam and sweet potato recipes

The green bean casserole has made its way from the 1950′s dinner table to present day. Along the way it has undergone a delicious transformation. No offense to those who love the more traditional dish.:-)

green bean recipes

Lets not forget the bread! The rolls, we must have rolls!

dinner roll recipes

You will often find something wonderful when you try something new. One of these delicious side dishes may become one of your new favorites.Just a reminder to try any new recipe once before you make it for your guests :-)

Did you find a new side dish to add to your holiday meal? What’s your must have side dish?

Have a great weekend everyone, remember you can still link up your blogs and share at yesterdays hop :-)

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  1. annebyerley

    Hi Katherine,
    well all I can say is yum.
    Will definitely be trying some of these if you don’t mind, but they look like a meal on there own not sides.
    I hope that you have a fantastic day.
    Love and best wishes.
    Anne

    1. Katherines Corner

      I know it is so true I could easily make a meal out of these side dishes too, giggle.xo

  2. KizzyDoll

    This looks wonderful. I absolutely love stuffing, it’s one of the things I miss from back home sometimes. Gorgeous array of food ideas :)) I hope you have a lovely weekend doll xx

    1. Katherines Corner

      I am happy I prompted a memory. Stuffing is the the BEST! xox

  3. Janine Huldie

    They all look so delicious. I think my favorite is still green bean casserole and mashed sweet potatoes with marshmallows on top. Thanks for sharing Katie an have a great weekend!! :)

    1. Katherines Corner

      my daughters favorites too xo

  4. Heather

    The side dishes are my favorite! You’re making me hungry!! Any kind of stuffing is my thing but I also love try new veggie dishes!

    1. Katherines Corner

      Heather , two bites of stuffing for every bite of veggies, giggle xo

  5. Nicole

    These all look so delicious and makes me ready to start planning my menu! Thanks for the inspiration!!

    1. Katherines Corner

      Happy to give you a little nudge, I know whatever you plan it will be terrific. xo

  6. Alex J. Cavanaugh

    All three green bean dishes look good.
    I’ve never been a fan of pumpkin pie, but a sweet potato pie is awesome.

    1. Katherines Corner

      Alex I am excited to try the green bean vinaigrette with bacon! Hugs

  7. myrecentfavoritebooks

    Thanks for the inspiration!
    I love those stuffing and cranberry sandwiches too!
    Pinning to my Holiday board. =)

    1. Katherines Corner

      Melissa, just another thing we have in common, yum. xo

  8. Missy

    We always have candied sweet potatoes with marshmallows, mashed potatoes, creamed corn, turkey and Stove Top stuffing. I like green bean casserole but only make it when we have company since my husband does not like it. I also make a cranberry/apple relish also. Even if we go to someone’s house for Thanksgiving, my husband still expects me to make it for his birthday on the 26th so he can have the leftovers! LOL

    1. Katherines Corner

      Missy that all sounds so wonderful. One year we went to our daughters house for Thanksgiving, I made a whole dinner on the 26th so my hubby could enjoy leftovers ( wink) xo

  9. mrs. hines class

    Now my mouth is watering. We always have cornbread dressing which is my favorite. As long as I have that I’m fine…but we also have mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, sweet potato casserole, green bean casserole…..corn…

    1. Katherines Corner

      Sharon, I like cornbread stuffing too, and all of the other goodies. So happy there are no calories counted on Thanksgiving, LOL xo

  10. Diane

    Hi lovely lady.
    Can we eat NOW !! looks yummy.
    xxoo
    Diane

  11. Katherines Corner

    Sweet Diane, so nice to see your comment. You set the table my friend and I will bring the food xo

  12. debbiedoos

    Mmm…those stuffings look amazing! What great recipes. Thanks for sharing.

    1. Katherines Corner

      Debbie I love it when you stop by! Always happy to share xo

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