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Whether you’re looking for cranberry sauce, sweet potatoes, or some helpful tips, you can find them here! This collection has so many recipes that you’re bound to find something extra special for this year’s Thanksgiving feast. With everything from classics to fresh twists on old favorites, these really are the 50 Best Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes!
How Do You Host Thanksgiving?
There’s nothing better than sitting down to eat a beautiful meal and seeing the smiling faces of all the people you love around you! It’s honestly one of the best feelings in the world. That being said, the process of getting there can be challenging and incredibly stressful… I am here to help with that!
I’m sharing many helpful tips, tricks, and delicious recipes that hopefully decrease stress and boost your holiday spirit! The best tip I can give for planning and hosting a party is to write everything down! Below you will find my ride-or-die Thanksgiving Survival Guide that you can download, print out, and use year after year…
How Much Food Should I Make For Thanksgiving?
How much food you make will depend entirely on how many people you’re hosting. My strategy for classic Thanksgiving sides is to make one recipe from each category of iconic dishes and adjust the portions based on the number of guests. This is my go-to list of side dishes and how much I make…
- Fresh Salad: 1 to 2 cups of salad per guest
- Mashed Potatoes or Sweet Potatoes: 1/2 cup to 1 cup per guest, which evens out to about 1 medium raw potato per person
- Stuffing or Dressing: 1/2 cup to 3/4 cup per guest
- Cranberry Sauce: 1/4 cup to 1/3 cup per guest
- Roasted Veggie: 3/4 cup to 1 cup per guest
- Casserole: 1/2 cup to 3/4 cup per guest