Side dishes for your Thanksgiving meal

This Oct. 31, 2017 photo shows a green salad with pear dressing, Gorgonzola cheese and toasted walnuts in New York. This dish is from a recipe by Sara Moulton. (Sara Moulton via AP)
Green salad with pear dressing  It’s an ode to pears, teamed up with a couple of their best buddies: walnuts and blue cheese. Find the recipe here. (Sara Moulton via AP)
This Oct. 12, 2015, photo, shows sweet sesame dinner rolls in Concord, N.H. This recipe is a cross between an Italian scali bread, a light, tender bread crusted in sesame seeds, and a Portuguese sweet roll. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
Sweet sesame dinner rolls These soft homemade rolls are the perfect thing to soak up extra gravy on your plate. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
This September 2016 photo shows braised cauliflower with anchovies and capers in New York. This dish is from a recipe by Katie Workman. (Lucy Beni via AP)
Braised cauliflower with anchovies and capers Capers and anchovies add a salty and savory flavor to this cauliflower dish. Find the recipe here. (Lucy Beni via AP) (AP/Lucy Beni)
This Nov. 16, 2015 photo shows parmesan cashew cauliflower risotto in Concord, N.H. Transforming finely chopped cauliflower is so popular, grocers now sell bagged minced cauliflower labeled as ready to use in your favorite pizza crust and mashed potato-like recipes. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
Parmesan cashew cauliflower risotto Can cauliflower really replace risotto? It can in this dish. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR OCEAN SPRAY - Try adding fresh cranberries for a twist on Cornbread Stuffing this Thanksgiving. For the full recipe, visit http://www.oceanspray.com/FamilyAffair/. (Ocean Spray via AP Images)
Cranberry cornbread stuffing Martha Stewart makes a stuffing that combines two Thanksgiving classics: cranberries and cornbread. Find the recipe here. (Ocean Spray via AP Images) (Ocean Spray via AP Images/Ocean Spray)
This Oct. 5, 2015, photo shows sausage and grape Thanksgiving stuffing in Concord, N.H. Making one giant batch of stuffing allows for some of it to be used to stuff the turkey, while the rest can be put into a well-buttered baking dish. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
Sausage and grape stuffing Here’s a classic stuffing recipe and a few options to jazz it up. Find the recipes here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
This Oct. 27, 2014 photo shows Thanksgiving eggplant strata in Concord, N.H. The deliciously creamy strata marries layers of roasted eggplant, delicata squash and red cabbage with a rich bechamel sauce. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
Eggplant strata If you have vegetarians coming to your Thanksgiving dinner, this is the perfect dish to have on the table. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
This Oct. 5, 2015 photo shows roasted spiced pumpkin with pistachio chutney in Concord, NH. This side dish will fit in with the mosaic of other offerings at the Thanksgiving table.  (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
Roasted spiced pumpkin with pistachio chutney Looking for something that’s a little out of the ordinary for a Thanksgiving spread? Try this spiced pumpkin side. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
This Oct. 6, 2014 photo shows green beans with tarragon, mustard and sunflower seeds in Concord, N.H. The recipe is simple for skillet green beans bathed in brown butter, then tossed with fresh tarragon, Dijon mustard and lemon zest. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
Green beans with tarragon, mustard and sunflower A bath of brown butter sets these green beans apart from the rest. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
FOR USE WITH AP LIFESTYLES We mash potatoes. We mash squash. Some people even mash cauliflower. Why not mash carrots?  As you can see in this image taken on March, 5, 2012 in Concord, NH with a bit of butter, milk, salt and pepper, I had a delicious vegetable dish with the consistency of mashed potatoes. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
Mashed carrots  Mashed potatoes and mashed cauliflower are common Thanksgiving dishes, so why not mashed carrots? Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
This Oct. 13, 2011 photo shows citrus herb cranberry sauce in Concord, N.H. This cranberry sauce recipe uses clementines for a citrus flair. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
Cranberry sauce Oranges and pineapple give this cranberry sauce a fresh and light taste. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (ASSOCIATED PRESS/Matthew Mead)
This Sept. 14, 2015 photo shows Thanksgiving oyster dressing in Concord, N.H. This dish is from a recipe by Elizabeth Karmel. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
Thanksgiving oyster dressing Give this traditional Southern side a try at Thanksgiving. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
This Oct. 10, 2010 photo shows acorn squash with browned butter and fried sage leaves.  The already sweet and creamy flavor of acorn squash is taken to an even higher level in this recipe. (AP Photo/Larry Crowe)
Acorn squash with sage brown butter This simple side from Food & Wine embodies the flavors of fall. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Larry Crowe) (ASSOCIATED PRESS/Larry Crowe)
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This Oct. 31, 2017 photo shows a green salad with pear dressing, Gorgonzola cheese and toasted walnuts in New York. This dish is from a recipe by Sara Moulton. (Sara Moulton via AP)
This Oct. 12, 2015, photo, shows sweet sesame dinner rolls in Concord, N.H. This recipe is a cross between an Italian scali bread, a light, tender bread crusted in sesame seeds, and a Portuguese sweet roll. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This September 2016 photo shows braised cauliflower with anchovies and capers in New York. This dish is from a recipe by Katie Workman. (Lucy Beni via AP)
This Nov. 16, 2015 photo shows parmesan cashew cauliflower risotto in Concord, N.H. Transforming finely chopped cauliflower is so popular, grocers now sell bagged minced cauliflower labeled as ready to use in your favorite pizza crust and mashed potato-like recipes. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR OCEAN SPRAY - Try adding fresh cranberries for a twist on Cornbread Stuffing this Thanksgiving. For the full recipe, visit http://www.oceanspray.com/FamilyAffair/. (Ocean Spray via AP Images)
This Oct. 5, 2015, photo shows sausage and grape Thanksgiving stuffing in Concord, N.H. Making one giant batch of stuffing allows for some of it to be used to stuff the turkey, while the rest can be put into a well-buttered baking dish. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This Oct. 27, 2014 photo shows Thanksgiving eggplant strata in Concord, N.H. The deliciously creamy strata marries layers of roasted eggplant, delicata squash and red cabbage with a rich bechamel sauce. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This Oct. 5, 2015 photo shows roasted spiced pumpkin with pistachio chutney in Concord, NH. This side dish will fit in with the mosaic of other offerings at the Thanksgiving table.  (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This Oct. 6, 2014 photo shows green beans with tarragon, mustard and sunflower seeds in Concord, N.H. The recipe is simple for skillet green beans bathed in brown butter, then tossed with fresh tarragon, Dijon mustard and lemon zest. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
FOR USE WITH AP LIFESTYLES We mash potatoes. We mash squash. Some people even mash cauliflower. Why not mash carrots?  As you can see in this image taken on March, 5, 2012 in Concord, NH with a bit of butter, milk, salt and pepper, I had a delicious vegetable dish with the consistency of mashed potatoes. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This Oct. 13, 2011 photo shows citrus herb cranberry sauce in Concord, N.H. This cranberry sauce recipe uses clementines for a citrus flair. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This Sept. 14, 2015 photo shows Thanksgiving oyster dressing in Concord, N.H. This dish is from a recipe by Elizabeth Karmel. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This Oct. 10, 2010 photo shows acorn squash with browned butter and fried sage leaves.  The already sweet and creamy flavor of acorn squash is taken to an even higher level in this recipe. (AP Photo/Larry Crowe)

WASHINGTON — Stumped on sides? From stuffing to cranberry sauce, here are a number of Thanksgiving recipes.

More Thanksgiving recipes:

Thanksgiving turkey recipes

Thanksgiving potato recipes

Thanksgiving dessert recipes


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