Though Thanksgiving's all about the turkey, it's the sides we start craving come November. Get classic and with-a-twist Thanksgiving side dish recipes from Cooking Channel to make this feast your tastiest — and easiest to pull off — yet.


Side Dishes

Dig into buttery chive-flecked mashed potatoes, the creamiest casseroles and veggies roasted with a honey-coated cookie topping.

A Side Dish For Every Host
Sour Cream and Chive Mashed Potatoes Recipes + More

Master Mashed Potatoes

How to Make Mashed Potatoes

Get the secrets for turning out lump-free mashers (including how to keep them warm until serving).

15 Must-Read Mashed Potato Tips

More Tips + Twists

Crushworthy Cranberries

Kelsey Nixon's Cranberry Salad Recipe

These DIY cranberry recipes, like Kelsey's ambrosia-inspired cranberry salad, are way better than the canned stuff.

Sweet Cranberry-Pomegranate Salad

Beyond the Sauce

Chef Secrets: Working With Veggies

Kelsey's Almond Green Beans Recipe

Kelsey shows how a little bit of salt and ice will help you turn out bright, crisp green beans in true French fashion.

Kelsey's Perfect Almond Green Beans

Step-by-Step Guides

Fill Your Plate: More Inspired Sides

Sweet on Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes Recipe

It's no surprise the candy-like tuber is popular among kids and adults alike.

Spicy Peppercorn Potatoes

Pass the Breadbasket

Best Buttermilk Biscuits

Soak up gravy with buttery biscuits, oven-fresh rolls and Southern-style cornbread.

Best Buttermilk Biscuits

Hot Right Now: Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon, Mustard and Walnut Vinaigrette

The veggie that once had a bad rap is quickly becoming everyone's favorite side dish.

Bacon-Mustard Sprouts

Build Me Up, Butternut


Everyone's favorite squash is equally delicious when stuffed or simply roasted.

Alton's Stuffed Squash

Comforting Casseroles

Mushroom + Broccoli Casserole

Choose from streusel-topped sweet potatoes or veggies drenched in cheese.

Mushroom-Broc Casserole

Roasts with the Most

Jewel Roasted Vegetable Recipe

Oven-crisped vegetables complement rich sides and piles of meat and stuffing.

Roasted Jewel Veggies

It's Easy Eating Green

Green Beans with Blood Orange and Tangerine Recipe

Switch up the casserole for citrus-topped beans and more fresh recipes.

Blood Orange Green Beans

Mackin' on Mac & Cheese

Kelsey's Skillet Bacon Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

Round out your feast with over-the-top sides, like a bacon mac and cheese.

Kelsey's Skillet Bacon-Mac

Pumpkins Aplenty

Pumpkin Patch Mash Recipe

Experiment with squash by roasting, mashing or stuffing the seasonal veggie.

Pumpkin Patch Mash

Hungry For More?

Garlic Roasted Potatoes and More Potato Recipes

Flip through Cooking Channel's full library of veggie recipes.

More Potato Recipes




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