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Everyone Will Love These Thanksgiving Side Dishes!

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With Thanksgiving later this week, our Westminster Blog is sharing some new twists on traditional side dishes you already love for those of you looking for a new flare to your holiday feast. Keep reading for recipes for these delicious side dishes to help with any last-minute preparations. We know you’ll love them! 

Loaded Slow-Cooker Potatoes by Delish

Tired of plain old mashed potatoes at your Thanksgiving table? You won’t regret trying these slow-cooked potatoes this year instead, especially because they have bacon in them! Make this dish with baby potatoes, shredded cheddar, garlic, bacon, green onions, paprika, salt, black pepper. And sour cream. 

Browned Butter Sweet Potato Casserole by Cooking Classy

Looking for a new recipe to replace your classic candied yams dish? Try out this one! Not only does it add a crunchy new topping, but it looks absolutely gorgeous too! For this casserole, you’ll need sweet potatoes, salted butter, granulated sugar, light brown sugar, salt, eggs, milk, corn flakes, pecans, and miniature marshmallows. 

Cornmeal Angel Biscuits by Southern Living

Try something different this year by adding buttery cornbread biscuits to the table for your big holiday meal! These heavenly biscuits provide a classic touch of Southern flavor, and they may just save you time on the big day as the dough can be made up to a week in advance. Make sure to have yeast, granulated sugar, all-purpose flour, yellow cornmeal, baking powder, salt, baking soda, salted butter, vegetable shortening, and buttermilk. 

Honey Roasted Butternut Squash with Cranberries and Feta by Peas and Crayons

Are your guests expecting cranberries at the table? Find a way to surprise them by adding them in with your traditional butternut squash dish! This recipe won’t disappoint. You will need a large butternut squash, extra virgin olive oil, salt, pepper, garlic powder, fresh cranberries, honey, feta, ground cinnamon, and parsley. 

Parker House Rolls by Food Network

If you haven’t chosen your Thanksgiving rolls yet, look no further. While making rolls from scratch may seem intimidating, this recipe is so simple yet so scrumptious that you will never go back. Make them with milk, unsalted butter, sugar, yeast, eggs, salt, water, and flour. 

What other must-have side dishes will be on your Thanksgiving table this year? Comment below so we can try them out! Whether you are hosting a feast in your Tacoma, WA apartment or going somewhere else, we hope your holiday is filled with great food and even better memories.