Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Especially during the holiday season, garlic mashed potatoes seem to work their way into the menu. They are wonderfully creamy and totally decadent. More on Garlic Mashed Potatoes »

Sweet Potato Dauphinois

Here begins the stand-out recipe on our family's Thanksgiving Day menu. The rich and nutty flavor of this supersimple More on Sweet Potato Dauphinois »

Carrot-Ginger Soup

Serve this soup as a stunning start to any supper. Offer it for dipping a cheese sandwich at lunch. Gift it to a friend in need of some soul-nourishing help. More on Carrot-Ginger Soup »

Crunchy Green Beans in Brown Butter Sauce

When you have been asked to bring a side dish, let these Crunchy Green Beans be your chosen dish -- especially during the holiday season.   More on Crunchy Green Beans in Brown Butter Sauce »

French Onion Chips

This crowd-pleasing appetizer is sure to satisfy the entire crowd. An unexpected twist on the very-expected French onion dip and chips More on French Onion Chips »