Side Dishes for Your Thanksgiving Feast
Happy Thanksgiving week! With your big holiday meal coming up in a few days, chances are you are into the heart of meal planning and grocery shopping. In case you are looking for another side or two, we at Courtland Towers Blog are serving you some of our favorite recipes for Thanksgiving dinner side dishes. Try one of these recipes this year in your Arlington, VA apartment! We know they will go perfectly will the rest of your holiday feast.
Are you looking for something a little more interesting this year than the traditional mashed potatoes you typically have at your Thanksgiving table? These slow-cooked potatoes, with their crunchy bacon bits and their comforting cheesy taste, are definitely worth a try. To make them, you will need baby potatoes, shredded cheddar, garlic, bacon, green onions, paprika, salt, ground pepper, and sour cream.
Green Bean Casseroles tend to be a staple on the Thanksgiving table, but it has probably been a while since you’ve had one that tastes this good. Topped with baked breaded onions, this casserole is bound to be finished off by your holiday guests. Make sure to have onions, flour, bread crumbs, salt, green beans, butter, mushrooms, black pepper, garlic, nutmeg, chicken broth, and half-and-half.
With all of the rich and heavy Thanksgiving delicacies, you may consider adding a salad to your mix of side dishes. Alice Waters from The Kitchn brings you a delicious salad topped with baked goat cheese and a sherry vinegar dressing. Ingredients include mild goat cheese, thyme, rosemary, extra-virgin olive oil, panko, a baguette, vinegar, toasted walnuts, and baby lettuces.
Try something new this year by adding heavenly cornbread biscuits to your Thanksgiving table! With a classic touch of Southern flavor, these buttery biscuits may just save you time on the day of the big feast! The dough can be prepared up to a week ahead of time. You’ll need sugar, yeast, flour, yellow cornmeal, baking powder, salt, baking soda, butter, vegetable shortening, and buttermilk.
Rather than a typical sweet potato casserole, serve these stuffed sweet potatoes instead! Topped with a sugary, cinnamony streusel, these may be one of the best-looking dishes on your Thanksgiving table this year. You’ll need sweet potatoes, unsalted butter, light brown sugar, all-purpose flour, ground cinnamon, salt, toasted pecan pieces, and miniature marshmallows.
We hope these recipes help make this year’s Thanksgiving dinner your best one yet!