6 Yummy Side Dishes to Bring to Holiday Dinner

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Not hosting the holiday this year? Lucky you. But that doesn’t mean you’re totally off the hook -- you need to bring something yummy to wherever you were invited. These standout dishes will keep hosts (and guests!) happy...and coming back for seconds.
  1. Wild Rice with Roasted Chestnuts and Cranberries

    This side combines two seasonal favorites: chestnuts and cranberries. Who won’t be in the holiday spirit after taking a bite?

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  2. Quinoa Salad

    Since it’s served cold, you can travel and not worry about heating it up once you arrive. Bonus: vegetarians will love you.

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  3. Chicken Noodles Romanoff

    Prepare all the ingredients in a casserole dish, then heat through for 30 minutes. Viola!

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  4. Spiced Pear and Goat Cheese Salad

    Make the pears ahead of time, and mix the ingredients right before you sit down to eat. Super easy and delicious.

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  5. Cheddar and Jalapeno Corn Bread Stuffing

    Make this in the morning, and just reheat before dinner time. It’s not too spicy so it’s great for those mild-palettes in attendance.

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  6. Creamy Macaroni and Three Cheeses

    Always a classic, this version is even more delicious with a trifecta of cheeses: cheddar, parmesan, and swiss.

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