When planning the holiday dinner, there is usually much discussion regarding the accompanying side dishes. The vast array of vegetables and fruits presented along with the turkey reflect a blend of family traditions and trendy foods. Everyone agrees there should be at least one recipe that allows for a generous portion of turkey gravy, with a nod going toward mashed potatoes or rice.
Autumn's seasonal favorites such as broccoli, carrots, winter squash, mushrooms and cauliflower are at their prime for quality and value. A green vegetable is usually offered with a green bean recipe appearing on many holiday tables. Please review some of our favorite side dishes in the listing that follows.