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Side Dishes

Would You Like Some Fries With That?

Let’s face it; French Fries are the universal sideline for a variety of dishes. From barbecue and fast food, to steaks and chicken roasts, these thin, crisp (or thick and potato-y) are the perfect food item to complement your meal. However, as delicious as they may be, you can’t have French Fries with every dish you prepare. Fries and beef stew don’t make a good combination now, do they? And having them alongside stir-fried noodles doesn’t sound tempting either. Sometimes, you need a more fulfilling portion balancing your main dish, and French Fries just don’t make the cut.

With Eats By The Beach, you can put your side dish dilemmas to rest! We provide a diverse range of easy-to-prepare side dish recipes to harmonize your main dish and add variety to your meal. From Crunchy Asian Coleslaws and Classic Wedge Salads, to Vegetable Lo Mein recipes, you’re bound to find something you love on our blog!

SAVORY APPLE AND CHESTNUT DRESSING

SAVORY APPLE AND CHESTNUT DRESSING

This Savory Apple And Chestnut Dressing is a traditional Thanksgiving side dish.  The chestnuts add a wonderful texture, while the apples provide just a hint of sweetness.  Use vegetable broth instead of chicken broth to appeal to the vegetarians sitting at your holiday table. WHAT Read More..

CURRIED COUSCOUS WITH JEWELED FRUIT

CURRIED COUSCOUS WITH JEWELED FRUIT

This curried couscous with jeweled fruit is an easy side dish that is not only delicious and healthy, but it’s also beautiful to look at with the orange hue from the curry, the dark raisins, and bright red pomegranate seeds.  It’s an unexpected holiday side Read More..

SAVORY MUSHROOM RISOTTO

SAVORY MUSHROOM RISOTTO

This Savory Mushroom Risotto is an Italian classic that is surprisingly easy to make allowing your oven to do most of the work.  Creamy, cheesy, and earthy from the mushrooms, serving this dish will impress even your most staunch critics! I like to serve this Read More..

GARLIC PARMESAN STUFFED ARTICHOKES

GARLIC PARMESAN STUFFED ARTICHOKES

These Garlic Parmesan Stuffed Artichokes are an impressive, savory, garlicky, and cheesy side dish that is sure to impress your family and friends.  Serve it with the easy Garlic Aioli Sauce (recipe below) or drawn butter. Artichokes are one of those intimidating vegetables. They are Read More..

SWEET TZIMMES

SWEET TZIMMES

Sweet Tzimmes is a traditional Jewish side dish of carrots, sweet potatoes, honey, and sometimes meat.  My version has no meat but instead uses sweet honey, orange juice, and cinnamon for a sweet dish flavored with warm cinnamon and rum.  It’s excellent served with Lemon Read More..

TOASTED ISRAELI COUSCOUS SALAD

TOASTED ISRAELI COUSCOUS SALAD

This toasted Israeli couscous salad is nutritious with chopped fresh vegetables and tasty, with zesty lemon, basil vinaigrette.  This salad is a great lunch or a healthy, flavorful side dish.  I like to serve it with Grilled BBQ Pork Chops, Grilled Tequila Lime Chicken, or Read More..

ZUCCHINI PATTIES

ZUCCHINI PATTIES

These zucchini patties are savory, cheesy, pancakes that make a delicious side dish or lunch.  They’re a great way to get vegetables into the kids as well.  Serve them topped with chopped chives and sour cream.   I love zucchini in almost any form – grilled, Read More..

OLD FASHIONED FRIED APPLES

OLD FASHIONED FRIED APPLES

Tender, sweet, sliced apples that are cooked to perfection in a sauce that is rich, buttery, and fragrant with warm, fall spices.  These old fashioned fried apples are just like grandma made. I like to serve them with Herb Roasted Pork Loin and Sauteed Haricots Read More..

SOUTHERN POTATO SALAD

SOUTHERN POTATO SALAD

Southern potato salad is a creamy, tangy, flavorful side dish that goes perfectly with grilled meats, burgers, fried chicken…almost everything.  This is comfort food that evokes happy memories of family picnics, barbecues, parties, and potlucks. Growing up in Pittsburgh one of my favorite summertime activities Read More..

CHEESY ZUCCHINI CASSEROLE

CHEESY ZUCCHINI CASSEROLE

This cheesy zucchini casserole is an easy side dish that goes with almost anything.  It’s a great way to get a healthy serving of vegetables into your family. Every summer I seem to have a plethora of zucchini and am always looking for new ways Read More..

SOUTHERN-FRIED OKRA

SOUTHERN-FRIED OKRA

This Southern-fried okra recipe uses nuggets of fresh okra that are dipped in a spicy buttermilk mixture, dredged in cornmeal, flour, and breadcrumbs, then fried until crisp and golden.  They’re addictive and you can’t stop popping them into your mouth.  There’s a reason Southern-fried okra Read More..

TANGY GREEN BEAN AND POTATO SALAD

TANGY GREEN BEAN AND POTATO SALAD

Creamy, zesty, and full of herbaceous flavor, this tangy green bean and potato salad will be a hit with your whole family.  Plus, it’s healthier than the standard potato salad fare with the addition of green beans.  This salad is a hearty side dish that’s Read More..

OLD FASHIONED FRIED CABBAGE

OLD FASHIONED FRIED CABBAGE

This old fashioned fried cabbage will appeal to even the pickiest eaters.  The sharp flavor of the cabbage becomes mellow and tender when cooked with onions, garlic, and bacon.  Plus the kiss of sweetness from the brown sugar doesn’t hurt either.  It will remind you Read More..

BALSAMIC FRUIT SALAD

BALSAMIC FRUIT SALAD

Happy 4th of July!  This Balsamic Fruit Salad is a super easy side dish for your holiday celebrations and takes very little time to throw together. Sweet, juicy watermelon and blueberries go so well with the salty feta cheese.  The balsamic glaze adds a tangy Read More..

BROWN SUGAR AND BOURBON BAKED BEANS

BROWN SUGAR AND BOURBON BAKED BEANS

These Brown Sugar and Bourbon Baked Beans are the perfect barbecue side dish.  Tangy, sweet, and just a hint of smoky bourbon flavor, this dish is a crowd-pleaser.  I like to serve it with Fall Off The Bone Baby Back Ribs, Southern Cornbread Salad, Southern Read More..