Traditional holiday side dishes bring a sense of nostalgia to the table. Everyone from your grandparents to the kids’ table crowd has a favorite dish that they wait for all year, and there’s nothing wrong with the tried-and-true dishes your family loves best.
Still, who said you can’t switch things up? Don’t be afraid to add some bright colors, lighter recipes and unexpected flavors to your holiday table. When a new dish or two is added to an array of old favorites, your guests get the best of both worlds. This fall, bring something unexpected to the dinner table to wow your guests with your creative cooking and innovative dishes.
Who knows – maybe one of these four recipes for festive side dishes will offer a twist that becomes a welcomed new tradition for your family.