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Our favorite Thanksgiving side dishes

  Here are 31 of our favorite Thanksgiving side dishes from our archives:

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  This November 3, 2014 post was updated on November 10, 2021. As I updated this recipe I reflected on all the things that have happened in the last 7 years. Some very good things and some down right terrible things. Who would have predicted the sea changes we have seen? For better or for worse, we are grateful for all of these comforting Thanksgiving side dishes and the opportunity to celebrate our precious time on this earth with our loved ones.  


Sweet Potato Hummus with Caramelized Shallots

Sweet potato hummus with caramelized shallots | Something New For Dinner  

Baked goat cheese, sun-dried tomato and basil appetizer

Baked Goat Cheese Appetizer | Something New For Dinner  


Roasted carrot and coconut milk soup

Roasted carrot and coconut milk soup  

Pear soup with blue cheese and pancetta

Pear Soup, Blue Cheese & Pancetta | Something New For dinner  

Spiced carrot soup

Spiced Carrot Soup | Something New For Dinner  

Curried pear and butternut squash soup

Curried Pear and Butternut Squash Soup | Something New For Dinner  

Butternut squash soup with lime and coconut

 Roasted butternut squash soup with lime and coconut


Wild mushroom soup

Wild mushroom soup  


Cauliflower, snap peas and tomato salad

Cauliflower, Snap Peas & Tomato Salad | Something New For Dinner


Stir-fried green beans with walnuts, mint & feta

Stir-Fried Green Beans | Something New For Dinner 

Pascal's green beans


Roasted Cauliflower and Black Rice Salad

Roasted cauliflower and black rice salad | Something New For Dinner  

Roasted butternut squash Ottolenghi

Roasted Butternut Squash Ottolenghi | Something New For Dinner  

Minted sous vide carrots with balsamic vinegar and goat cheese

Minted Sous Vide Carrots with Balsamic Vinegar and Goat Cheese | Something New For Dinner  

Maple roasted acorn squash with burrata

Easy, healthy, delicious and gorgeous. This may be your new favorite winter recipe for company or an uncomplicated weeknight meal.  

Roasted butternut squash and cauliflower gratin

Butternut Squash & Cauliflower Gratin | Something New For dinner    

Potatoes & Stuffing

Melted sweet potatoes with cinnamon and lemon

Melted sweet potatoes with cinnamon | Something New for Dinner  

Dirty Hassleback sweet potatoes

Dirty Hasselback Baked Sweet Potatoes | Something New For Dinner  

Orange and bitters glazed sweet potatoes

These delicious sweet potatoes are a mashup based on Ottolenghi and Ruth Reichl's recipes. Roasted in an orange juice, marmalade and angostura bitters glaze, they remind me of an Old Fashioned cocktail without the booze.  

Beet and kale gratin

Beet And Kale Gratin | Something New for Dinner  

Potatoes gratin

Potatoes Gratin | Something New For Dinner  

Potato gratin with mushrooms and blue cheese

Potato Gratin With Blue Cheese | Something New For Dinner  

Healthy sous vide garlic mashed potatoes


Savory bread pudding with apples, sausage and pecans

Savory Bread Pudding with Apples, Sausage & Pecans | Something New For Dinner  

Turkey stuffing with cornbread, sausage, sausage and pecans

Our Cornbread Stuffing Recipe | Something New For Dinner    


Butter lettuce salad with fines herbes and walnut dressing

Butter Lettuce Salad | Something New For Dinner


Kumquat & spinach salad with miso dressing

Kumquat spinach salad with Miso dressing | Something New For Dinner  

Pomelo and arugula salad with burrata

Pomelo and Arugula Salad with Burrata

Photo by Eric Otten


Kale, broccoli and tomato Caesar salad

Kale & Broccoli Caesar Salad | Something New For Dinner  

Persimmon, grape, pomegranate and burrata salad

Persimmon, Grape & Burrata Salad | Something New For Dinner  

Simple arugula salad

Simple Arugula Salad | Something New For Dinner  

 Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!



  1. Nancy B says:

    Each one looks delicious!

    1. Kim says:

      Thank you Nancy! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving.

  2. Lori Balfour says:

    very yummy looking! Thank you, Kim and Happy Thanksgiving!!

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