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What to serve with Meatloaf?

by food.fiend 9 years ago

What is your favorite side? Any new ideas? I am feeling very uncreative lately! Any help greatly appreciated!


Rlopez1 commented 4 days ago

Cooking rice while camping

by mblackshear 9 days ago

I'm going to be making a mexian/spanish rice for 150 people as a side to tacos. My dilema is that i really don't hav...

Ttrockwood commented 7 days ago

What to serve with lobster tail?

by Margo 10 years ago

I have planned an appetizer of mussels in garlic and wine sauce followed by a main course with lobster tail. This wi...


Schleicher commented 11 days ago

Need new ideas for camping potluck side dish

by bjd001 2 years ago

I'm looking for ideas for a new side dish to bring to a potluck dinner on a camping trip. I will make it at my camps...

mcel215 commented 16 days ago

What to serve with paella?

by Cheesy Oysters 9 years ago

I'm making paella for guests and need a side dish. I have young kids so don't really want to do a separate salad or ...


saskia80Rodriguez commented 16 days ago

Need suggestions for sides for a raw oyster party

by ltccc1223 2 years ago

I am having a party for about 15 people. We will have blue point oysters and grilled shrimp for the protein. What sid...

The_Libster commented 27 days ago

What Goes Well with a Chicken Pot Pie?

by Perilagu Khan 4 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...

The_Libster commented 27 days ago

Two healthy sides for korean short ribs?

by carophil11 3 months 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...

The_Libster commented 27 days ago

Side dish ideas for fried chicken and waffles as the main

by momoftwo 2 years ago

For the AFC championship tomorrow, we are hosting about a dozen people. Hubby got a new professional waffle maker for...

The_Libster commented 27 days ago

What do you serve with steak?

by NellyNel 7 years ago

Hi there! I am a frustrated cook! One of the few things my DH really enjoys as far as food is a good

The_Libster commented 27 days ago

how to know what side dish goes with what main..?

by ladybugsmom 5 years ago

is this a dumb question? i love food (which is why i'm a 'chowhound'), and am always experimenting, but always get tr...


Querencia commented 27 days ago

What to Make along with Potato Pancakes?

by Rick 9 years ago

I'm having 6 people over for potato pancakes on Saturday. I work half a day and they'll I'll be going food shopping....


Olderbutsadlynotwiser commented 2 months 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 ...


jmlibs commented 2 months ago

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 3 months 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 3 months ago

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

by mistysfinds 3 months 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 3 months 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 4 months 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 4 months ago

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