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Our Favorite Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Thanksgiving is only a few days away and we can’t wait to stuff our faces with all the delicious food we’re having this year. But if your feeling stressed out about hosting Thanksgiving this year don’t worry, these recipes are sure to be a hit. You can even make some of them ahead of time to save a bit of time on the day. But we hope you enjoy these recipes as much as we do!

Cranberry Brie Bombs

These cranberry bombs are the perfect starter to your Thanksgiving meal, and are so easy to make. The recipe calls for cranberry, biscuit dough, and brie, and are the perfect size to easily pop them in your mouth. It will be an instant hit, and you’ll want to make them for every holiday party after this. Full recipe here.

Classic Stuffing

What’s Thanksgiving without stuffing? It’s the perfect compliment to the turkey, and this classic, herby, moist, and fragrant bread stuffing is just like the box, but better! You’d be surprised how many variations of stuffing there are, but this recipe has the most quintessential Thanksgiving taste, featuring herbs and onions. Click here for the full recipe.

Cheesy Brussels Sprout Bake

Now, Thanksgiving vegetable dishes aren’t always the best part of the table, but these cheesy brussel sprouts will have everyone running for seconds. It’s all about the cheese in this dish and can be made vegetarian by taking out the bacon. Full recipe here.

Brown Butter Mashed Potatoes

There are one hundred different ways you can make mashed potatoes, but have you ever made it with browned butter? Browning the butter for 8-10 minutes will give it the right taste and it will make your mashed potatoes extra creamy. Click here for the full recipe!

Mac and Cheese

Ahh, the mac and cheese side dish, a must on Thanksgiving day! This Creamy Baked Macaroni and Cheese recipe is the only mac and cheese recipe you’ll ever need. It's the combination of different cheeses that makes this one of our favorites. See the full recipe here.

Peas and Pancetta

This recipe is an Ina Garten classic and it's the perfect dish to make before the big day. This is as classic old-world Italian as you can get, and it’s so easy to make too! The trick is to not overcook the peas and to add them in the last few minutes of cooking the pancetta. Full recipe here!

Wild Rice Pilaf

Not everyone has rice on Thanksgiving day, but as someone who grew up in a spanish household it was always on my Thanksgiving table! This rice pilaf recipe made with nutty wild rice, sweet and tangy cranberries, leeks and fresh herbs will compliment your turkey perfectly. Click here for the full recipe.

We hope these recipes will give you some inspiration on what to serve at your Thanksgiving dinner, and we hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving.


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