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

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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

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Sweet potato casserole

 

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

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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

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