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The Big Book of Sides: More than 450 Recipes for the Best Vegetables, Grains, Salads, Breads, Sauces, and More

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Whether planning a quick dinner after work or a holiday meal for a crowd, you will never be stumped for a side dish again.

Side dishes make the meal. Think about it: What’s a burger without fries, turkey without stuffing, or barbecue without coleslaw, baked beans, or macaroni and cheese—or all three? The Big Book of Sides contains more than 450 delicious recipes to complem
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Hardcover, 480 pages
Published October 28th 2014 by Ballantine Books
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Janet
Jan 05, 2015 Janet rated it it was ok
A little overwhelming (more than 450 sides!) and it's likely that I wouldn't put this much effort into side dishes.
Marie
Jul 17, 2015 Marie rated it really liked it
Shelves: nonfic, cookbook
This cookbook, as the subtitle states, is CHOCK FULL of recipes. Over 450! So I found quite a few to try.

The good: most recipes called for 10 or less ingredients. I don't want to sink a lot of time & money into sides, and this cookbook fit that profile. Also, each recipe has a few sentences about the provenance and what dishes it might pair well with, whether or not it can be prepped ahead of time, and also how long it should expect to keep in the fridge as leftovers. Also, the author does
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May
Feb 22, 2015 May rated it it was ok
There were some interesting (Cantonese celery, chayote and mushrooms with cotija and jalapenos, carrot and chive timbale) ones, but these didn't sound that appetizing. And the ones that sounded yummy (miso-glazed eggplant, rosemary garlic mushrooms, avocado green goddess dressing) weren't noteworthy enough to bookmark. I did like the variety, though.
Cecilia
Jul 29, 2015 Cecilia rated it really liked it
Shelves: cookbooks
The book has over 450 recipes for side dishes, pickles, relishes, and sauces that are great for everyday meals, special occasions, and the holidays.
Alyssa
Aug 10, 2016 Alyssa rated it it was ok
Shelves: in-the-kitchen
Big book indeed. But ended up being a little underwhelming when it came to sides and recipes.
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