Side Dishes

Lettuce Scalded in Garlic Oil

Most of us are so used to having lettuce on salads and eaten raw, but in Asia there are dishes where it is cooked like this dish – a simple scalded lettuce in garlic oil.

Roasted Sweet Potato Slices

Soft and creamy on the inside with the spice of cinnamon and ginger on the outside, these roasted sweet potatoes make for a great side dish on the dinner table.

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Savory Eggplant and Anchovies

Layering flavor is the key to this eggplant recipe. The combination of earthy eggplant, salted anchovies, caramelized onions, garlicky chives and crispy fried shallots is enriching and complementary tastes beyond just the basic ingredients.

How to Make Za’atar

Za’atar is a combination of a handful of different spices that packs a punch of flavor. Simply grind and put into a sealed container and sprinkle on almost anything!

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Indian Style Radish and Peanut Salad

Indian Style Radish and Peanut Salad is a great dish to serve as a salad or a side dish for any Indian meal. Crispy, spicy radishes and crunchy peanuts with the tangy warm lemon dressing – every ingredient works well with the other.

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Mediterranean Winter Salad

A crisp winter salad, rich in colors and flavors. The dates and vinaigrette are the special ingredients of this recipe that makes for a perfect side dish or snack.

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Mexican Red Hot Sauce

In Mexico, bottled hot sauce is used everyday to spice up street fare such as potato chips, fruit cocktails, popcorn, and other fried foods sold as snacks in plastic bags. It is also used in some seafood cocktail preparations and alcoholic drinks.

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Crisp and Sweet Italian Chopped Salad

This Best Italian Chopped Salad Greens Recipe doesn’t just have a great texture – it also provides the wonderful flavor combinations of tangy and mildly bitter, with a hint of salt and sweetness that will leave you wanting more.

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Bright Pomegranate Orange Salad

Healthy eating advocates often tell us to eat the rainbow. This is a colorful and healthy Pomegranate Orange Salad. It’s light, tasty and filled with juicy oranges, tart pomegranate seeds, healthy avocado, and crunchy almonds. Keeping with healthy it’s topped with a light honey-sweetened dressing.

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Tuscan Panzanella Salad

Panzanella is a simple, yet delicious, Tuscan dish made up of caramelized onions, diced tomatoes and freshly toasted croutons. Despite its simplicity, Panzanella is fresh, flavorful and healthy; a perfect meal by itself, or addition to any dinner menu.

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3 Ingredient Mix-Ins for Mashed Potatoes

Thank goodness for mashed potatoes. Unlike cranberry sauce and stuffing, you’ll be hard-pressed to find folks who dismiss the homemade whipped side as “just not for them” at a holiday table. Perhaps this is partly due to their incredible versatility—from savory to sweet, mashed potatoes can be dressed up in countless ways with minimal effort to suit any taste.

Hearty Fava Bean Soup

Warm up with a protein rich soup. A traditional Apulian recipe,the soup retains all the simplicity and the taste of a Mediterranean dish.

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Cauliflower with Chimichurri and Tahini

Sprinkled with a confetti of seeds, nuts and herbs, this dish brings life and color into your dinner table. Oozing with flavor, each bite is addictive and scrumptious. The combination of spicy, tangy chimichurri, and creamy, nutty tahini is a match made in heaven few things in life can to.

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Thai Curry Sweet Potato Soup

Pureed sweet potatoes with ginger, lime, coconut milk and curry paste create a silky-smooth, perfectly balanced bowl of soup that is truly swoon-worthy.

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Brodo: Homemade Parmesan Broth

Use this recipe to make flavorful broth that is perfect to float cappelletti pasta in or even use the same parmesan rind method in your next red sauce.

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Baby Potatoes with Dill and Garlic

Baby garlic potatoes boiled until tender, drizzled in melted butter and tossed with dill and minced garlic. A show stopper side that’s quick, easy and freeking delicious!

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10 Gluten-Free Fixins for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is the biggest holiday feast of the year, and it is fast approaching. However, there is no need to dread all the gluttony at the table. Nor will any tastebuds have to sacrifice any savoring. These quintessential Thanksgiving fixings are all gluten-free! Yes, bellies will be stuffed, but not irritated. Go ahead, have those seconds, even thirds.

Truffle Potato Galette

Impress your guests with a quick, easy, and elegant-tasting and beautiful-Impress your guests with a quick, easy, elegant-tasting and beautiful-looking truffle potato galette. truffle potato galette.

Roasted Chestnuts

In Italy, you know that fall has arrived when you begin to smell roasted chestnuts. Here’s how to make them at home.

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Creamy Radish Soup

Radishes are delicious as an addition to a salad. A little peppery and crispy. Delicious because this vegetable can just put that extra accent. And what I also think is a great way to enjoy them is to dip them in salt. Then it becomes a delicious snack. Nice for Sunday and healthy too.

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Making Dill Pickles

For some parts of the world, summer has come and gone. To savor the season, learn how to pickle your favorite vegetables with this easy recipe.

Safed Aloo: Potatoes in White Sauce

India is a place of such diversity that the food and ingredients can change entirely within a few miles you travel. Within the same region, there are differences and even bigger differences when you step into another state. A whole new world, a whole new meal.

Corn and Lemon Rice

For this quick & simple dish has a few ingredients, but bursting flavours that need no accompaniments whatsoever. Of course, a little pickle on the side never hurts though!

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Arugula Pistachio Pesto

Arugula pistachio pesto is easy to make and oozes flavor. Take a break from tradition with this delicious pesto. Buon Appetito!

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Grilled Watermelon and Herb Salad

This savory Grilled Watermelon Salad is packed with feta cheese, mint, basil, and onion. It’s zingy/creamy, sweet/savory, and is bound to be the summer salad of your dreams/life.

Fig Orzo Salad

Sweet, tangy orzo salad with figs is tossed with creamy blue cheese, crunchy walnuts, and balsamic for delicious bliss.

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