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Chopped whole lemon and spicy fresh ginger lend brightness to these hearty roasted vegetables, which complement the rich roast leg of lamb. In place of the potatoes and acorn squash in the recipe, parsnips and pumpkin can also be used.
Based on a recipe from Eastern Shore musician William "Pooh" Johnston, these spicy pickles are a delicious accompaniment to any meal.
Honey makes for a more flavorful glaze for carrots than sugar does. In this dish, SAVEUR test kitchen director Kellie Evans uses orange zest to keep the sweetness from becoming cloying.
Sweet Vidalia onions, grown in and around the namesake Georgia city, turn even sweeter when roasted with a savory herbed bread crumb topping.
In so many green bean casseroles, the beans are cooked well past the point of mushy. SAVEUR editor-in-chief James Oseland lets his beans retain some snap in this recipe: the richness here comes from luscious, cooked-down tomatoes.
SAVEUR deputy editor Beth Kracklauer caramelizes Brussels sprouts in rich bacon fat; the sweet-salty combination is absolutely delicious.
In this Lebanese recipe, tomatoes and green beans release some of their flavor into the cooking liquid, creating a rich broth.
This flavorful mix of broccoli, cauliflower, zucchini, and potatoes is braised in olive oil that's been infused with rosemary, chile flakes, lemon, and anchovies.
Notoriously bitter and tough, broccoli rabe becomes mellow and supple when cooked slowly in a bath of water and olive oil.
This Indian-inspired recipe brings out carrots' sweetness.
Seniard Creek cook Clarence Bratton's method for roasted potatoes, which calls for cooking them at a high temperature, turns them golden brown on the outside and creamy within.
This hearty fried vegetable hash, a perfect use for leftovers, includes roasted Brussels sprouts, carrots, and parsnips.
This bright, slightly spicy salad is great served with roasted chicken.
Brightened with lemon and garlic, tahini becomes a bright, creamy dip.
Typically a sweet casserole, this version of noodle kugel is savory, flavored with garlic and onions.
The Middle Eastern spice blend za'atar (which combines sumac, oregano, sesame, hyssop, and other spices) flavors this simple cilantro-and-garlic dip. It's ideal served alongside roasted meats, or slathered on fresh-baked pita.
In this recipe, celery stalks' stringy fibers, often removed before cooking, act as a brace to help the vegetable keep its shape through a long simmer.
As much as we love them, mashed potatoes can seem a bit plain next to the other, brighter dishes on the holiday table. So we were excited to test a recipe from Marietta, a home cook in upstate New York, for sage mashed potatoes (see Article: Our Town), which involves a few ingenious methods for infusing the herb's brisk fragrance into the mash. Here's how to do it.
Author Marc Maron gave us this recipe for his showpiece Thanksgiving stuffing, studded with dried fruit and enriched with chicken livers.