main dish


: the main food prepared for a meal
The main dish was poached salmon.

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Recent Examples on the Web View Recipe 04 of 14 Corn Bread Beloved by BHG readers for decades, since it was first published in our red plaid New Cookbook, this classic corn bread recipe is one of our best side dishes for BBQ chicken…and pretty much any cookout or comfort food main dish. Karla Walsh, Better Homes & Gardens, 8 July 2024 Wild Caught Frozen Salmon comes in individually frozen portions that can easily be thawed and baked, grilled, or pan-fried to create a delicious, healthy main dish. Lindsey Desoto, Health, 1 July 2024 The hamburger is already perhaps the most celebrated main dish in the United States. Mike Snider, USA TODAY, 27 May 2024 For your main dish, try one of the signature bowls, made with fresh, veggie-forward bases and an all-natural protein of your choice. Outside Online, 29 Mar. 2024 Once the dinner started–a three-course meal with an appetizer, main dish, and dessert–guests gushed over their connection to the brand. Kylee McGuigan, Vogue, 12 June 2024 The lobster main dish is too salty for her, but Fraser stays positive — the other guests love the food. Ben Rosenstock, Vulture, 20 May 2024 Try using a buttermilk brine on turkey breast for an impressive main dish centerpiece. Katlyn Moncada, Better Homes & Gardens, 26 Mar. 2024 This quick vegetarian main dish combines your choice of herbs with a little cream and some goat cheese, which melts in the heat of the pasta to lightly coat each strand. Jenna Anderson, Sunset Magazine, 14 Mar. 2024

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“Main dish.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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