Quick and easy dinner party side dishes recipes

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Lemon & Garlic Green Beans

Lemon & Garlic Green Beans

It is rare to have a side dish which everyone keeps reaching for instead of the main dish. That's especially true if its a fairly simple green…

John Spottiswood
Aug 2015
Advanced
6 votes
863 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
10310 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.

ShaleeDP
Jan 2014
Intermediate
4 votes
4863 views
Szechuan-style Aubergine

Szechuan-style Aubergine

Year of the Dragon! A most Happy and Prosperous and Fortunate New Year to all my Chinese friends! Many years ago - too many - I got a recipe from…

Amos Miller
Jan 2012
Professional
2 votes
2679 views
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
42 votes
24498 views
Green Beans, New Potatoes and Bacon

Green Beans, New Potatoes and Bacon

A delicious side to serve with meat, or as a main luncheon dish with salad. Honestly I could almost eat a…

Salad Foodie
Jun 2015
Professional
3 votes
1055 views
Cooler Corn

Cooler Corn

Large gatherings of people who like corn on the cob requires a couple of lobster pots or a wash tub and a lot of boiling water and patience. Not…

Glenn
Mar 2013
Beginner
1 vote
5367 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
4640 views
FASOLIA (WHITE BEANS)

FASOLIA (WHITE BEANS)

My Egyptian neighbor in Riyadh introduced me this exceptional dish. Its way of cooking is similar with Filipino cookery. It goes well with rice and…

MARIA LOURDES V. LIPARDO
Jul 2010
Advanced
1 vote
7038 views
Mouth-Watering Claypot Nyonya Assam Prawns, A Must-Try Asian Cuisine!

Mouth-Watering Claypot Nyonya Assam Prawns, A Must-Try Asian Cuisine!

Tamarind Prawn or Assam Prawn ( 亚参虾 ) is a spicy, sourish and extremely…

Blackswan
Aug 2015
Advanced
1 vote
97 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
4 votes
9609 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
2901 views
The Most Decadent Cornbread Casserole Ever, Made Skinny

The Most Decadent Cornbread Casserole Ever, Made Skinny

I’ve tasted many cornbread casseroles in my day and this one wins hands down… It’s rich, moist, creamy and…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Nov 2011
Professional
1 vote
2880 views
Scalloped Potatoes ~ Microwave Quick!

Scalloped Potatoes ~ Microwave Quick!

Scalloped potatoes cooked in 12 minutes? Compare that to the hour-and-a-half baking time most scalloped potato…

Salad Foodie
Jan 2013
Professional
2 votes
3076 views
Skinny Au Gratin Potatoes

Skinny Au Gratin Potatoes

Wait until you taste this amazing potato dish! Perfect for Easter dinner…It's pretty much the richest low fat or regular potato dish I’ve ever…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Mar 2013
Professional
1 vote
3230 views