A classic pecan pie recipe.
Bread Sauce Recipe
For Thanksgiving or Christmas (or anytime), consider reviving an old tradition which has just about vanished completely — bread sauce. Bread sauce was always a classic accompaniment to pork or chicken.
Broccoli with Orange and Hazelnuts
Looks as great as it tastes.
Brussels Sprout Purée with Chestnuts and Bacon
This is a side-dish that you can make entirely in the microwave, making it ideal for times when your stove is already full-out committed — or just for times when you don’t want any pots or pans wash-up.
Butternut Squash and Couscous
Squash stuffed with couscous — very nice!
Caramelized Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Walnuts
A hearty, tasty rendition of Brussels Sprouts.
Cheesy Brussel Sprouts Recipe
A good introduction to sprouts for those who are Brussels sprouts hesitant.
Cheesy Cauliflower Cheese
A dead-easy way to make bland cauliflower into an asked-for dish.
Chestnut Patties with Cranberry Sauce
You can make these patties a day ahead and refrigerate, or even make ahead and freeze. Nice served with a salad made with watercress or rocket / arugula.
A rich soup, nice in small portions as a starter
Cranberry Mince Pie Recipe
This is a real mid-Atlantic dish: British mincemeat meets North American cranberries, pecans and corn syrup. And it is really good.
Cranberry Relish Recipe
Use as a garnish for meat. Serve it cold.
Cranberry Sauce (Light)
Cranberry Sauce should be healthy — after all, it’s cranberries! Most though are overloaded with a boatload of calories from added refined sugar — at a time of year, usually, when you’d rather use the calories up on so many other things.
Creamed Spinach (2) Recipe
For many people, a creamed spinach dish is often pivotal in getting them to give spinach another chance, after a childhood of being served boiled spinach out of a can.
Dinner Rolls Recipe
The actual work for these rolls will only take about 20 minutes. People will go mad for these classic dinner rolls.
Glazed Parsnips and Turnips
These roasted, caramelized root vegetables taste fantastic.
Leek & Pumpkin Soup
A wonderful fall soup.
Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes
Hands down the best-ever make-ahead recipe for mashed potatoes. Do not be afraid to serve these at Thanksgiving or Christmas, they are even better than regular mashed potatoes, and it’s one less vegetable side to have to worry about at the last minute.
Marlborough Pudding Recipe
Marlborough Pudding is a classic, old English dessert that came over to America with the colonists.
Marshmallow Sweet Potatoes
A Thanksgiving side dish that is now traditional in the U.S. Putting marshmallows on sweet potatoes originated sometime in the 1920s.
Mashed Sweet Potato with Parmesan
You can make this up to a day ahead, and reheat at the last minute in the microwave.
Mushroom Bread Pudding Recipe
A savoury mushroom puffed bread pudding side dish, also nice served with chicken or turkey as a change from stuffing.
You can make this a few hours ahead, and then reheat using a bit of milk or butter.
Pork Glaze (Simple) Recipe
This is a very easy to make glaze for roast pork that tastes as good as many more complex glazes.