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Why would you ever go for canned baked beans when you could whip up an even more delicious version in your own kitchen? These Best-Ever Baked Beans are based on Boston’s traditional recipe: sweetened with smoky molasses and mixed with the salty fattiness of bacon. Baked beans offer a complex mix of savory and sweet that makes them ideal comfort food, and the Best-Ever Baked Beans takes those tastes to the next level. After all, they’re called the Best-Ever Baked Beans for a reason!

Posted: June 24
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When did broccoli transform from a vegetable we couldn’t stand to a side dish we couldn’t get enough of? Probably around the time when we tried Frozen Roasted Broccoli. This simple, speedy, and sensational dish is easy to put together and even easier to enjoy: the frozen broccoli comes out of the oven transformed into crispy aromatic treats with melted cheese on top. Frozen Roasted Broccoli shows exactly what can be done with frozen vegetables: marvelous meals!

Posted: February 26
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Thanksgiving recipes are passed down for generations, and for good reason: they're too tasty to forget! Mom's Cornbread Dressing combines two of the best Thanksgiving sides—sweet, hearty cornbread and earthy, moist dressing—and transforms it into a singular showcase side! Saturated with savory chicken flavors and Thanksgiving sage, it's a tender accompaniment that brings out the meaty flavors of your main course. Shhh—don't tell mom that we're sharing her recipe!

Posted: November 1
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Ma’s Fried Green Beans are a delicious addition to any meal! In just 20 minutes, you’ll have a side that is full of flavor and comfort: fresh green beans deep-fried to perfect, golden crunchiness. Ma’s Fried Green Beans are a savory southern delicacy that you’ll want to make over and over again! It certainly wins in the “Best Vegetable” debate!

Posted: July 14
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Everyone, including the cooks, love these Easy Baked Fingerling Potatoes! It's a speedy side with a fluffy interior, crispy exterior, and savory seasoning. Add in a sharp bite of parmesan and you have a dish that might just overshadow everything else on the plate! All you need is 30 minutes to make these perfectly peppy potatoes!

Posted: November 2
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Sure, you could go to a hibachi restaurant and pay through the nose, or you can enjoy Hibachi-Style Fried Rice from home. Making it yourself is actually fairly easy and only requires 35 minutes, so you can actually enjoy it whenever you want it! The rice is golden brown, beautifully seasoned, and chock full of fresh vegetables, exactly the kind of side dish you want to be paired with teriyaki or sesame chicken. Hibachi-Style Fried Rice is no longer just for special occasions, although it will feel special every time you eat it!

Posted: March 19
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Smashed potatoes have become all the rage over the past few years, and Mary shared her recipe with us so you can get in on this delicious craze! Mary's Smashed Potatoes are crispy, crunchy, hearty, and beautifully seasoned, serving as a cross between a french fry and a baked potato. These are the perfect side for steaks, chicken, or pork chops, or enjoyed as a snack all on their own. Mary's Smashed Potatoes might take a little time to make, but it's more than worth it; these are the potatoes you'll thank yourself for making!

Posted: February 25
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Everyone's favorite, hearty side in delicious casserole form! Baked Potato Casserole has the crispy on the outside, fluffy on the inside texture of baked potatoes as well as the cheesy, crispy bacon filling! Add a little green onion and you have a flavor you can’t help but love! Baked Potato Casserole takes less than an hour to make, so you can have it ready for a special occasion or as just a lovely weeknight side!

Posted: April 22
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Rosemary Roasted Potatoes are guaranteed to be a favorite side that you return to again and again. They work well with practically anything —Thanksgiving dinner, simple roasted chicken, a nice marinated steak. The longer cooking time is worth it for that evenly brown and crip texture. The namesake rosemary and garlic make Rosemary Roasted Potatoes irresistible.

Posted: August 6
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Classic Macaroni Salad is the perfect side for your next outdoor cookout! A delicious mixture of pasta, crunchy celery, fresh bell pepper, creamy mayo, and tangy Dijon mustard for a delightful range of textures and flavors. It’s super simple to make ahead and enjoy later! Serve this Classic Macaroni Salad alongside any BBQ or even by itself — it’s that good!

Posted: April 15