Collard greens and black-eyed peas served on New Year's Day are a Southern tradition believed to bring good fortune for the coming year.
Naturally sweet parsnips turn lusciously silky when cooked in cream, milk and butter. Perfect for holiday dinners – or everyday indulgence.
While everyone is waiting around for the the roasted turkey to 'rest' these pops of flavor will be a perfect appetizer at Thanksgiving.
The best way to prepare Brussels sprouts is oven-roasted and studded with bacon.
This cheesy corn pudding will have everyone coming back for seconds.
Southwestern succotash, good any time of the year, makes a perfect side for roast turkey during the holidays.
Wild rice pilaf is a lovely, autumnal dish when paired with apples, cranberries and pecans and would make an especially tasty side for a Thanksgiving meal.
Homemade applesauce is easy to prepare you can also adjust levels and combinations of sweetner and spices to satisfy your tastes.
With fresh dill and a sweet-tangy sauce these potatoes come with a Scandinavian taste and make a perfect accompaniment to a simple roast meal.
Versatile baba ghanoush can be served as a dip with crackers and veggies or as a topping for grilled lamb or fish.
Salty country ham, tangy green onions, and a little kick of mustard add dimension to a butter spread for hot corn on the cob.
Enjoy fresh-from-the-garden goodness as an appetizer with these melted cheese zucchini bites.
Chill out in the hammock with a thirst-quenching citrus cooler made from freshly squeezed oranges and lemons.
A process so easy for making a jar of fresh fruit preserves no formal recipe is required. So you can get back to your summer reading in the hammock.
Chutney pairs perfectly with curries, meat, and even mixed with yogurt for breakfast.
Feed big crowd with this fresh corn casserole for a backyard meal. It's perfect with steaks, burgers and hot dogs, or with fried chicken or fish.
Mix some of this delicious spring treat into yogurt or serve it warm on pound cake.
Delicious for breakfast and hearty enough for a side at supper, these grits combine the Southern flavors of ground corn, sharp buttermilk, and salty bacon.
Combined with potatoes, Brussels sprouts with bacon makes an easy all-in-one veggie and starch side dish for just about any meal.
Celebrate Chinese New Year on Feb. 8, 2016, with a dumpling party. Have each of your guests roll their favorite fillings to satisfy a range of food preferences. Start with these tofu, spinach, and fennel wontons for your vegan friends.
Coleslaw gets a lively makeover with giardiniera and bacon, plus some surprises, including olive brine.
Dal-palak is a nutritious staple in Indian cooking that combines lentils and spinach. Serve with rice or naan for a delicious vegetarian meal.
Even if you think you don't like black-eyed peas, this homestyle version is sure to win you over. In the South, it's a tradition to eat black-eyed peas on New Year's Day.
An easy and delicious side dish, roasted Brussels sprouts is a popular choice for Christmas dinner.
Creamed pearl onions is a holiday traditions at many New England tables. It is a perfect side for roast turkey.