Dinner party side dishes recipes

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A Baked Potato

A Baked Potato

This is so simple, you'll laugh. It tastes so good, you'll cry. I make this when we are grilling for our guests and friends and they love it. You…

Amos Miller
Aug 2011
Professional
41 votes
20143 views
Roasted Potatoes, Carrots, and Onions

Roasted Potatoes, Carrots, and Onions

This is a great side dish for roast beef, pork, or lamb. It would also be great with any grilled meat. The…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2012
Advanced
14 votes
4079 views
Authentic Italian Spaghetti Sauce with meatballs

Authentic Italian Spaghetti Sauce with meatballs

This is an authentic Italian spaghetti sauce with meat balls recipe given to me by an Italian friend. It is…

Mitch
Sep 2010
Intermediate
9 votes
12052 views
Green Beans with Basil and Tomato

Green Beans with Basil and Tomato

This is an attractive and tasty side dish. The butter, basil and tomato adds a nice flavor boost to the green…

John Spottiswood
Jul 2012
Advanced
9 votes
1349 views
Spanakopita (Spinach Pie)

Spanakopita (Spinach Pie)

I love spanakopita, but it's too much work. This is a great way to make spanakopita for a crowd. And it's really yummy, too! Just remember the filo…

Nancy Miyasaki
Dec 2010
Intermediate
8 votes
2070 views
Cauliflower & Potatoes ~ Indian style

Cauliflower & Potatoes ~ Indian style

I have never been a really big fan of cauliflower, but I love potatoes and spices. This dish, known as 'Alu…

Amos Miller
Jan 2012
Professional
8 votes
2320 views
My grandmother's migas

My grandmother's migas

A very traditional Spanish dish, originally shepherd's fare, of diced bread stir-fried with chorizo, ham and paprika

Guest of winter
Feb 2010
Intermediate
5 votes
381 views
Cucumber & Tomato Condiment

Cucumber & Tomato Condiment

This is a very finely-minced salad-condiment commonly found in the northern mountains of Morocco. It is eaten with roast meats and substantial meat…

Amos Miller
Feb 2011
Professional
4 votes
525 views
Simple Cuban Black Beans & Rice in a Rice Cooker

Simple Cuban Black Beans & Rice in a Rice Cooker

I've loved cuban black beans and rice ever since I lived in Weehawken, New Jersey and ate at the Unica Cafe.…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2013
Advanced
4 votes
4056 views
Healthy Baked Potatoes Madness

Healthy Baked Potatoes Madness

This is a recipe I learned through word of mouth. I made up the portions of the ingredients according to my taste.

Shalina Silva
Jan 2014
Intermediate
4 votes
1530 views
Bean Gratin

Bean Gratin

This delicious and healthy recipe can be made with any variety of white bean, dried or canned. I used dried cannellini beans. Great Northern beans…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2012
Advanced
4 votes
1133 views
Cranberries with Jezebel Sauce

Cranberries with Jezebel Sauce

If you don't care for the tart tang of cranberries - try this. My dear friend, Gail, serves this dish her way frequently and everyone likes it…

Amos Miller
Dec 2013
Professional
4 votes
1179 views
Smoked Gouda Mac and Cheese

Smoked Gouda Mac and Cheese

Everyone will thank you for this one make double if you have big eaters this has never failed me .... This is a very heavy, creamy filling side…

dp
Dec 2009
Professional
3 votes
6664 views
Anyone Can Pickle! Cherries, Sweet, Spicy and Fast!

Anyone Can Pickle! Cherries, Sweet, Spicy and Fast!

I've always been interested in pickles, preserving and canning. I guess it's my inner squirrel speaking. The…

kathy gori
Aug 2010
Advanced
3 votes
574 views
Roasted Garlic & White Cheddar Mashed Potatoes

Roasted Garlic & White Cheddar Mashed Potatoes

This is both very flavorful and versatile, pairing with red meat dishes and fowl. If you cannot obtain…

Amos Miller
Mar 2011
Professional
3 votes
640 views