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What to Serve with Baby Back Ribs?

by atwistedlime 8 years ago

I have an unexpected meal to serve and I am planning to make my slow roasted baby back ribs. I wanted to serve a myri...


RightWingWarrior commented 6 days ago

Good sides for grilled or oven-roasted whole steelhead trout?

by linguafood 6 years ago

I usually just make a salad, but I'm bored with that. Weather permitting, the humongous, delicious trout will be gri...


pp722 commented 7 days ago

What Goes Well with a Chicken Pot Pie?

by Perilagu Khan 3 years ago

A CPP is pretty much a self-contained and complete meal, is it not? It's got meat, vegetables, and with the crust, gr...


LindaLouFlorida commented 8 days ago

Two healthy sides for korean short ribs?

by carophil11 11 days ago

I'm making korean short ribs for dinner tonight for my boyfriend (I'm stuck on a liquid diet for life, but am obsesse...

BigSal commented 11 days ago

Something crunchy to serve with braised lamb, soft polenta, and chard?

by mistysfinds 14 days ago

I'm making a meal of slow-braised lamb, polenta, and tender chard. Thinking I need some variety in texture. What othe...


mike0989 commented 14 days ago

What do you serve with cabbage rolls?

by Abby0105 5 years ago

This is always a puzzle for me. In my version, the stuffing is sausage, rice, and the inner part of the cabbage, so t...


michaeljc70 commented 17 days ago

what do YOU serve for dinner with beef/calve's liver (and onions)?

by mistysfinds 2 years ago

My family surprised me by enjoying liver and onions, and since it's healthy and cheap, I'd like to make it once in a ...


randydj commented 21 days ago

Good side dishes for rack of lamb?

by bwillia 10 years ago

I am preparing to cook my first rack of lamb for a special occasion, and wanted to know what goes the best with rack ...


prophetandy commented 21 days ago

Vegetable sides

by RHplus 2 months ago

Recently, visited a New York diner called westville and inspired to eat more vegetables. Thinking of cooking up ...


tastesgoodwhatisit commented 2 months ago

What sides with Salmon croquettes?

by kengk 4 years ago

I'm speaking of the typical Southern style salmon patty. Canned salmon, egg, bread crumbs and pan fried. I like ...


amee commented 2 months ago

How to add flavor to cooked white beans?

by msmarm 12 months ago

We know beans are healthy and most of us don't include enough in our and our family's diets. Maybe 1 way is to make t...

Ttrockwood commented 2 months ago

Crab Cakes- What do you serve with them?

by worktime 7 years ago

I always struggle with what sides to serve with crab cakes. Potato salad, corn and such is fine in the summer but wha...

tim irvine commented 2 months ago

Sides to go with Tourtiere??

by saintp 3 years ago

Hello...I make a tourtiere (French Canadian meat pie) once a year for my Dad's birthday. I always seem to have troub...


Marthabeaver commented 2 months ago

Seared Tuna Steaks- need a side dish

by kicks82 10 years ago

Hi all- I am cooking for a woman for the first time on Wednesday, planning to make some seared tuna steaks and rub th...

DonShirer commented 3 months ago

What to serve with chili?

by geekyfoodie 9 years ago

I tried searching the thread, but "chili" brings up every other post, so apologies in advance if this has already bee...


poncachef commented 3 months ago

Salad to go with Blood Orange Glazed Tofu?

by lizmari 3 months ago

I'm putting together a vegetarian (not vegan) menu for Christmas dinner. There will also be turkey on the table for t...


odkaty commented 3 months ago

What sides to make with tacos?

by Rick 9 years ago

We have beef tacos once or twice a month and my wife makes homemade mexican rice as a side but we're getting a little...


keleehinkley commented 3 months ago

American South or Southwest Christmas appetizers or sides

by Food Tourist 2 years ago

Please help - looking for simple but memorable (delicious) recipes for Christmas appetizers or side dishes from the U...


Starlakel commented 3 months ago

What to serve w/ Osso Bucco??

by foodieX2 10 years ago

Finally settled on an entree for New Years and now I am stuck on building a menu around it. The shanks are a given a...


kittyhawk411 commented 3 months ago

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