Make-Ahead Side Dishes

Get an early start on making your side dishes so you can spend more time with guests.

Cranberry-Fig Relish
You can freeze this delicious berry-flavor relish weeks in advance of your holiday meal.
Make-Ahead Butternut Squash Gratin
You can prep and chill this new comfort-food classic for up to 8 hours before baking.
Rosemary-Roasted Vegetables
No worries about using someone else's kitchen. This vegetable medley tastes great at room temperature.
Apple, Bacon, and Onion Stuffing Muffins
Perfect for potlucks, these easy-to-transport muffins can be made ahead of time and then reheated.
Rustic Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Keep these garlic-enhanced mashed potatoes warm in the slow cooker for up to 2 hours.
Cauliflower Crowns with Pesto and Prosciutto
You can put this irresistible side dish together in 30 minutes, then chill it overnight.

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