Side Dishes

Our 10 Favorite French Fry Creations

When we’re craving something salty, we turn to one of these glorious French fry creations for a special treat.

Grilled Potato Salad with Eggs

Skip the usual mayo-based potato salad and impress your guests with this grilled potato salad with fresh herbs, a lemon dressing and soft boiled eggs to bring it all together.

The Perfect Anchovy Mustard Vinaigrette

Never eat a boring salad again, thanks to this flavorful mustard vinaigrette dressing.

Parmesan Roasted Yams

Need ideas for a simple and easy appetizer? Try these roasted yam slices topped with melted parmesan cheese!

Italian Amaretti Cookies

Ground almonds and a rich meringue make for delicious gluten-free cookies along side a cappuccino.

Make Authentic Mexican Huarache

Ready to discover the tacos cousin? Learn how to make huarache.

Make Italian Style Meatballs with Buca Di Beppo

Let’s face it, biting into a savory soft meatball brings so much joy. Here’s how to make Buca Di Beppo’s famous recipe at home.

Learn to Make Gnocchi al Pomodoro

Chef Cathy Whims demonstrates how to make pillowy gnocchi and a rustic sauce.

Make Your Own Classic Pesto

Grab your abundant, fresh basil and make pesto like a true Italian grandmother would.

Grilled Potato Salad with Soft Boiled Eggs

If you’re not a fan of potato salad, this is the recipe that will change your mind. Served on a bed of arugula with grilled potatoes an herb vinaigrette and soft boiled eggs, bring this to your next backyard barbecue.

Countdown to Summer: Panzanella Salad

Got ripe tomatoes? Take advantage of the bounty and make a classic bread and tomato salad. Don’t forget the fresh basil.

Walnut Pesto Pasta with Edible Flowers

What better way to celebrate the season than with bright edible flowers. Top the pesto pasta with spicy nasturtiums or lemon verbena blossoms and leaves.

Sorrento Style Gnocchi

Learn how to make and serve gnocchi, just like they would in Sorrento.

Bombay Spiced Potatoes

Add bold flavors to a potato side dish by incorporating toasted Indian spices. Check out the video to see how to make Bombay Potatoes.

Danish Inspired Caramelized Potatoes

The classic Danish caramelized Christmas potatoes get a delicious update using fingerlings, sage and chili flakes.

The Perfect Cornbread Method

Creamy, sweet, savory, with the perfect tender crumb. Cornbread is truly an art that is worth mastering. Check out these tips and have it down to dunk in your chili all autumn long.

Swiss Pomme Rösti

Like a Swiss version of hash browns, pomme rösti is a potato dish that becomes crisp on the outside with a center that can be filled with bacon, cheese, spices, and so much more.

The Softest Slider Buns

Learn to create soft, squishy, fluffy bread to hold all of summer’s delicious grilled fillings.

Walnut Pesto with Rocket Greens

The peppery taste of rocket and walnuts, substituted for basil and pine nuts, bring great new flavor to fresh pastas tossed in a simple pesto.

Citrus and Kale Salad with Honey and Walnuts

A cheerful salad that is versatile enough to be enjoyed all year round.

Making Kimchi at Home

Make your own kimchi and have it on hand as a spicy topping for just about anything.

Strawberry and Kale Spring Salad

A touch of acidity and sweetness combined with crunchy almonds and soft quinoa give this salad a great mix of flavors and textures.

A Story of Chapati: North Indian Flatbread

Visually learn the method of making the delicious fresh chapati flatbread from northern India.

Tarte á l’Oignon — Savory French Onion Tart

A delicious, simple and impressive Alsatian dish to serve next time the next time you host a gathering.

Partner Video – Aged Havarti Classic Mac and Cheese

The Castello Aged Havarti adds a deep, nutty flavor to any Mac and Cheese recipe. Check out our simple classic recipe in this video.

Easy Edamame with Garlic-Soy Sauce

Edamame can simply be boil, salted and enjoyed, but sometimes it is fun to add more flavors. This rendition adds a oyster, soy, and Sriracha with garlic.

Spicy Red Lentil and Spinach Soup

Rich in protein and antioxidants, this red lentil soup will fill you up, keep you warm, and get your taste buds going with traditional Indian spices.

Create Classic Pesto

Prepare a classic pesto the authentic Italian way. Perfect to mix with a helping of warm pasta to combat the chilly weather.

Chile de Àrbol Hot Sauce

Made from the potent Mexican chile, this hot sauce incorporates pumpkin and sesame seeds for a beautiful nutty spice.

Rye Berry Salad with Figs

An earthy rye salad with spicy red onions and sweet figs. Soak the grain before cooking and make sure to take advantage of all the nutrients

Cherry Tomato Galette

Nothing says summer like the crunch of a ripe cherry tomato. Enjoy the season with a galette topped with the season’s most colorful vegetable.

Spicy Sweet Potato Salad

Grab sweet potatoes and a healthy dose of chili powder and lime juice for this earthy salad. The best salad crunch is created with toaste pepitas.

Make Your Own Kimchi

Kimchi is a delicious topping to have in the fridge. Not only does it add spice to your meal, but it also add nutritional benefits, especially probiotics.

Cool Gazpacho with Avocado

Chill out with flavorful gazpacho topped with avocado and croutons.

Countdown to Summer: Fried Okra and Shallots with Cilantro

Try the vegetable coated in cornmeal and fried for a nice crunch. Full of nutrients, it was the preferred vegetables for athletes in the Beijing Olympics.

Countdown to Summer: Watermelon Gazpacho

Spice your juice watermelon with peppers, onions, and jalapeños to create the perfect summer soup. Chop, blend, and season for a simple summer delight.

Countdown to Summer: Yellow Tomato Gazpacho with Levain Croutons

Keep it simple with cucumbers, onions, and bell peppers while the sweet yellow tomatoes of summer shine. Top with levain croutons for a cool crunch.

Countdown to Summer: Cucumber Sunomono

Sunomono is a traditional Japanese dish marinated in vinegar, ginger, and soy sauce. Keep your kitchen cool with these cucumbers that require no cooking.

Lemon Gremolata with Asparagus

Grab herbs, garlic, and a lemon to create the simple, but delicious garnish. Try it atop asparagus and add it to your fish, meat, and cheeses, too.

Countdown to Summer: Grilled Apricot and Kale Salad

This salad is a great vessel to throw all your summer produce in. Caramelize the apricots on the grill for a rich, warm-weather sweetness.

31 Days of Barbecue: Grilled Artichokes

This step-by -step guide of how to grill artichokes will please carnivores and herbivores alike.

31 Days of Barbecue: Grilled Avocados

Yes, Virginia, you can grill avocado! Check out how to get your avocado fix during grilling season.

31 Days of Barbecue: Mexican Street Corn – Elote

Just because May is National Barbeque Month it doesn’t mean that Honest Cooking has forgotten about vegetarians. Embrace the grill with Elote.

How to Grill Corn

Don’t forget that your favorite warm-weather veggies can be cooked on the grill, too. Follow these simple tips for great in-husk grilled corn.

Asparagus Salad with Tomato Vinaigrette

Zesty asparagus salad with shallots, assorted cheeses, and a tomato vinaigrette is a great patio salad. Serve with wine and enjoy as a quick meal on a warm evening

Key Lime Poppy Seed Dressing

Spring is here and it is time to start dressing those greens. Try the yogurt dressing, Key Lime Poppy.

How to Make Fermented Beets

Watch how to make probiotic fermented beets as use them as a versatile topping.

Mashed Potato Rings

A savory twist for that doughnut pan, creamy mashed potatoes baked into rings.

Video Recipe – How to Make Kosambri, South Indian Carrot Salad

Check out the latest recipe video from Chitra Agrawal – Kosambri, South Indian Carrot Salad.

Video – How To Make South Indian Radish Yogurt Raita

Chitra Agrawal video debuts on Honest Cooking with a “how to” guide to making radish yoghurt raita.