Side Dishes to Upstage the Thanksgiving Turkey

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These side dishes are so delicious they might just outshine the roasted turkey
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Once you make your own cranberry sauce from scratch (and see how easy it is), you’ll never go back to the canned variety. This simple recipe is flavored with red wine and orange rind for even more holiday flavor.
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Fresh Cranberry Sauce Recipe

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Once you make your own cranberry sauce from scratch (and see how easy it is), you’ll never go back to the canned variety. This simple recipe is flavored with red wine and orange rind for even more holiday flavor.
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Hoisin Green Bean Salad

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Instead of your traditional salad or green bean casserole, try this Asian-inspired bean salad. It's healthy and takes little to no time to make. 
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Butternut-Sage Mashed Potatoes

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Adding a bit of sage to your mashed potatoes is a really simple way to upgrade classic mashed potatoes. Make it even more festive by mashing in some bright orange butternut squash.
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Loaded Sweet Potatoes

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Instead of a loaded baked potato with cheese and bacon, try this fresh and healthy spin with sweet potatoes, greens, and feta. 
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Stuffing-Stuffed Mushrooms

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The turkey may get all the attention at Thanksgiving dinner but turkey and stuffing go hand-in-hand. Try serving your stuffing in a non-traditional way this year and make stuffed mushrooms.
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Pumpkin Risotto

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Rich, creamy risotto is easy to make; just add the liquids in small batches so that the Arborio rice can release all its starchy goodness. This risotto recipe is perfect for Thanksgiving dinner; it’s loaded with pumpkin, nutmeg, and ginger.
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Curried Sweet Potato Soup

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Sweet potatoes are good for more than just a marshmallow-topped casserole; they make a delicious and creamy soup as well. This soup gets its sweetness from coconut milk and has a bit of spice from the ginger and curry.
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Apple-Chestnut Cornbread Stuffing

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If cornbread stuffing is part of your Thanksgiving family tradition, try this vegan version flavored with Granny Smith apples, sage, and cooked chestnuts.
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