Your Creamy, Starchy, Crispy-Edged Guide to Thanksgiving Potatoes

Many suspect that Thanksgiving is the worst time to be a vegetarian. Think again! Nevermind the turkey; Thanksgiving is the best, thanks to the table and/or countertop buffet full of sides. There are the rolls, the cranberry sauces, the Brussels sprouts or green beans—and then there are the potatoey side dishes, which should be approached with a choose-your-own-adventure-style zeal. Go roasted, go baked, go individually portioned, go casserole; go sweet or savory. But wherever you go, go. And make these:

Edna Lewis & Scott Peacock’s Sweet Potato Casserole by Food52


Sweet potato casserole

Roasted Sweet Potato and Apple with Pearl Onions and Crispy Sage by Kendra Vaculin


Roasted potatoes
 

Silver Palate’s Thanksgiving Potatoes by Food52


Silver Palate

Brown Butter-Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Arugula and Bacon by EmilyC


Brown butter

Pre-Seasoned Mashed Potatoes by Derek Laughren


Pre-seasoned
 

Sweet Potato Bake by Ali Slagle 


Sweet potato bake

Monica’s Sour Cream and Chive Mashed Potatoes by EmilyC


Garlic and chive

Sweet Potato Casserole with Brown Sugar Fluff by Ashley Rodriguez 


Fluff

Hasselback Potato Skillet Bake by Kat Suletzki


Hasselback

Sweet Potatoes Roasted in Coconut Oil by Gena Hamshaw


Coconut Oil

Mrs. L’s Mashed Potatoes by La452


Mrs. L

Autumn Root Vegetable Gratin by Merrill Stubbs


Autumn Root Vegetable Gratin

Sweet Potatoes Anna with Prunes by mrsp


Anna

Francis Mallman’s Potato Dominoes by Genius Recipes


Domino

Garlic-Garlic Mashed Potatoes by Niknud


Garlic potatoes

Coconut Mashed Sweet Potatoes by Gena Hamshaw


Coconut mashed

Mashed Potatoes with Caramelized Onions by Food52


Caramelized Onions

Sweet Potato & Parsnip Mash by hardlikearmour


Sweet Potato and Parsnip Mash

What’s the secret to perfect mashed potatoes? Give us your take in the comments.

This article was written by Caroline Lange from Food52 and was legally licensed through the NewsCred publisher network.


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