Thanksgiving Sides: How to Make Them (Slideshow)

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Green Bean Casserole with Crispy Onions
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Green Bean Casserole with Crispy Onions
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Forget everything you thought you knew about green bean casserole. This one is different. You won't find any canned fried onions here, sauce made from canned soup, or frozen green beans. Everything is fresh, and that makes all the difference.

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Rachel Willen

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Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Cinnamon
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Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Cinnamon
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Sweet potatoes scream holidays, and the cinnamon adds a touch of warmth and spice to these roasted spuds. 

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Spinach and Gruyere Souffle
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Spinach and Gruyere Souffle
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This recipe from Chef Donatella Arpaia is a killer side for your Thanksgiving meal, and something a little different to add into the mix. 

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Sweet-Spicy Roasted Fall Vegetables
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Sweet-Spicy Roasted Fall Vegetables
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This recipes takes the best fall has to offer — carrots, butternut squash, purple onions, garnet yams, and Brussels sprouts — and gives them a sweet and spicy kick with a dash of ground ancho chile pepper and a generous heap of brown sugar. Drizzled with a little olive oil, these vegetables roast in the oven until the brown sugar coating caramelizes to add a complex sweetness.

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Best Mashed Potatoes
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Best Mashed Potatoes
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These mashed potatoes are a little different from your traditional Thanksgiving mash. The secret inside this recipe is to mix in a little goat cheese. 

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