Select one of these easy side dish recipes that are ideal for any graduation party. Whether you are serving just salads or need one to pair up with a sandwich from our Graduation Sandwich Recipes collection, you are sure to find a couple of recipes that will be perfect for your food table.
If you are looking for a variety of side dishes that you could serve at you graduation celebration you will surely find what you need with this collection. You will find salads made from vegetables, pasta, and fruit, along with potato and bean dishes. Select a number of recipes and be assured that your guests will be pleased.
A traditional potato salad recipe that makes an excellent side dish. This potato salad is perfect to serve with any of your summer grilled burgers and steaks or any other meat and sandwiches throughout the year.
With plenty of chopped red pepper, onions, and celery; diced hard boiled eggs; and tender pasta, this easy-to-make dish, featuring a slightly sweet mayonnaise, mustard, and vinegar dressing, will take its place among your favorite macaroni salad recipes.
A sweet macaroni salad the everyone will enjoy. It makes a great side dish for any meal. It keeps very well also so it can be made up ahead of time. A perfect salad to take to a picnic or backyard barbecue.
Try this easy make-a-head scalloped potato recipe when you are going to be short of time when preparing the rest of the meal. It can be made the night before and stored in the refrigerator. The next morning all you have to do is plug it in. The scalloped potatoes are very flavorful and make a great dish to take to a potluck dinner.
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Celebrating a graduation should be a day the graduate will always remember, not one of stress that the parents' want to forget.
Useful Tools | Making Gravy | Tips
There are many recipes available for making gravy but you will find that most use the turkey drippings, browned pieces from the bottom of the roasting pan, and a small amount of fat to give it great flavor and color.
Allow ½ pound of raw, whole potatoes per person when preparing mashed potatoes.
Prior to boiling, cut potatoes into even pieces to ensure even cooking.
A few drops of vinegar added to the water when boiling potatoes will help maintain their white color.
Today's trend is to cook stuffing separately from turkey, the reason being safety and speed. Stuffing must reach a temperature of 165º F to kill harmful bacteria. By the time enough heat has reached the stuffing to render it safe, the turkey can be overcooked.
Made to heat the ingredients placed in a fondue pot or a chafing dish, the Burner for these utensils is positioned directly below the pot or the dish and if not electric will use some type of portable fuel for a heat source.