side dish


Definition of side dish

: a food served separately along with the main course

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Delicious served warm or at room temperature, this colorful side dish can be prepped up to four hours in advance. Kate Merker, Country Living, "Pearl Couscous With Leeks and Peas," 18 Mar. 2019 In addition to tinting this delicious side dish a beautiful magenta, the beets in this recipe contain betalains pigments, which help lower inflammation. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Swiss Chard and Beets," 7 Jan. 2019 Talk to me Send me tips, questions, comments, and your favorite Thanksgiving side dishes: Casey Newton, The Verge, "A majority of Americans don’t think social networks are good for the world," 21 Nov. 2018 Here are a few ideas to inspire your grilling – especially side dishes – and a couple of favorite recipes. Bryn Mooth,, "Cooking with gas: Up your outdoor cooking game just in time for summer," 14 June 2018 Try adding raisins or dried apricots to quick-cooking barley and serving it as a side dish. Leah Zerbe, Good Housekeeping, "The 11 Healthiest Whole Grains You Should Be Eating," 17 July 2018 Fried Potatoes with Garlic Chives Total Time: 25 minutes Serves: 4 as a side dish1. Georgia Freedman, WSJ, "This Ingredient Makes Everything Better," 20 Sep. 2018 In addition to the jail food—meals of rice and barley plus side dishes—detainees who haven’t been convicted are allowed to receive canned food or snacks brought by visitors. Megumi Fujikawa, WSJ, "Can Ghosn Be Detained Indefinitely? Yes, Unless He Confesses," 10 Dec. 2018 Expect a wide selection of seafood and side dishes to try., "Celebrate the Winter Olympics: 8 great places to try Korean cuisine in Northeast Ohio," 9 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of side dish

1702, in the meaning defined above

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