The ultimate collection of recipes for the unforgettable side dishes: 40 of the most popular key ingredients for side dishes, how to use them, and the best way to serve them. Sometimes it's a spin on a classic recipe with an unexpected ingredient that makes it stand apart. Other times, the magic factor is the cooking method.
The Side Dish Handbook essential guide to the most popular vegetables and grains side dishes is both a primer on how to use each ingredient as well as a wealth of inspiration for any meal or occasion. These recipes are designed to serve four to six people for an everyday meal, and several are perfect for the holidays.
Your side dish could eclipse your main with recipes like: braised artichokes with mint, creamed corn with chipotle and queso fresco, roasted endive with prosciutto, shortcut polenta with parmesan, golden pilaf with saffron onions, and sweet potato gratin with sage cream.