This crowd-pleasing casserole combines little more than russet potatoes, Gruyère, and cream. Tip: Rubbing garlic on the pan before cooking contributes mellow depth to a rich classic. Recipe: Potato Gratin Plus: 15 more simple potato recipes
Fresh mint brings a bright note to hearty root vegetables garnished with spiced pecans. Tip: Coated in orange juice and spices—in addition to the usual oil—will make this sweet potato, carrot, and onion mix pop with flavor.
Just about everyone has a favorite sweet potato recipe for Thanksgiving dinner. Ours can be made ahead and then reheated before serving. Recipe: Roasted Sweet-Potato Casserole with Praline Streusel Plus: The best way to make mashed potatoes