Green Bean & Shallot Salad
Vinegar, paprika, mustard and Worcestershire sauce seems to be a strange mix. But this zesty vinaigrette brings the right flavors to crisp green beans. Just make sure to give them a good toss, so every last bean is covered.
Sugar Snap Peas with Frizzled Mushrooms
In order to keep the crisp snap in your peas, be sure not to overcook them. A quick 45 second blanch is all they need. Toss with mushrooms and EVOO before seasoning to taste.
Gingered Carrot & Kale Ribbons
This recipe is a bargain! Using a vegetable peeler, slice carrots into long, luxurious ribbons and mix with gingered kale. When you serve this wonder, no one will know you spent only $5 for it all!
After the vegetables have been baked until they're tender, spread the bread cubes and crumbled goat cheese over top. Pop it back into the oven until golden brown. Inside, the leeks and potatoes bake to perfection!
Asparagus with Chopped Egg and Vinaigrette
Eggs represent renewal, which makes Easter the perfect time to enjoy them. Finely chop up hard-boiled eggs and sprinkle 'em over crisp boiled asparagus dressed in our apple cider vinegar vinaigrette.
Sweet Onion Mac 'n' Cheese
Combine two family favorites -- ooey, gooey mac 'n' cheese and sweet caramelized onions -- into one. You'll cook the two separately, and right before baking, mix it all together. Top with fresh chives before serving.
How to Caramelize Onions
When served alone or on top of other veggies, caramelized onions make a great side dish. Watch this video to learn the technique.
Cauliflower with Spicy Carrot-Pineapple Sauce
Both carrot and pineapple juices are naturally sweet, but when paired with crushed red pepper, their flavors take a turn for hot. Drizzle over browned cauliflower for a spicy-sweet contradiction. Your senses won't know what to expect with each bite!
Triple-Herb Cucumber Soup
Dill, tarragon and chives make this chilled soup oh-so refreshing. Before tossing all the ingredients in the food processor, be sure to stem and seed both the cucumber and the Serrano chile.
How to Cut a Chile Pepper
Prior to cooking, dicing or dropping chile peppers into the food processor you should always remove the seeds. Watch this video to learn how.
Quinoa with Herbs and Mixed Olives
Olives, basil, cilantro, parsley and pine nuts make plain quinoa a flavorful -- and hearty -- side dish.
Herbed Spring Peas
Need a side dish in a flash? Boil peas, then season with butter, salt, pepper and fresh chervil -- otherwise known as "French Parsley." Done!
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
We've discovered the secret to the smoothest, creamiest mashed potatoes around: cream cheese. Whether you use red potatoes or Yukon gold, when you add in heavenly cream cheese, they'll turn out irresistible!
How to Make Easy Mashed Potatoes
Watch our test kitchen expert make fast and furiously smooth mashed potatoes.
How to Kick Mashed Potatoes Up a Notch
Take your mashed spuds up to another level with these delicious variations.
Pile high layer upon layer of potatoes, cheese and Granny Smith apple slices for this delish gratin. Heavy cream gives it a thick sauce, keeping this potato casserole together.
Who needs sides when you're still on the hunt for a main course? Make one of our delicious Easter dinner recipes.