10 Favorite Side Dishes for Thanksgiving | Kitchen Explorers | PBS Food

10 Favorite Side Dishes for Thanksgiving

When it comes to Thanksgiving side dishes I must confess that I am a carb-loving, starch hoarding connoisseur. I love the Thanksgiving feast in its entirety, but side dishes are the comfort food of choice when it comes to leftovers – the creamier the better.

There is an unspoken understanding around Thanksgiving meals most people subscribe to: it is not about one meal but several days after too. Thanksgiving weekend is about spending time with friends and family enjoying an incredible meal on Thursday, followed by a weekend of grazing on leftovers that should be guilt free. Mashed potatoes, stuffing, sweet potato casseroles… I love them all and always feel a little sad when I scoop the last of the side dishes from their leftover containers onto my plate.

Today I have a great round-up of side dish recipes from PBS Food, Kitchen Explorers, and from dedicated food bloggers around the web. We hope these dishes inspire you to enjoy the Holidays with great food, friends, family, and memorable conversations.

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Balsamic Pomegranate Green Beans by Kitchen Explorers

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Hasselback Potatoes by Kitchen Explorers

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Saute Corn with Bacon Vinaigrette by PBS Food

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Spiced Sweet Potato Gratin by Kitchen Explorers

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Brussels Sprouts with Bacon by Savory Sweet Life

 Green-Bean-Bundles

Green Bean Bundles by CopyKat Recipes

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Baked Acorn Squash with Maple Glaze by The Kitchen Is My Playground

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Cardamom Apple Pear Sauce by Snappy Gourmet

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Easy and Simple Thanksgiving Stuffing by Kitchen Explorers

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Butternut Squash, Apple, & Sweet Potato Casserole by Dawn Nicole

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