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Green Beans Almondine
November 14, 2019

Green Beans Almondine

Toasted almonds, with their delicate crunchy texture, are a perfect foil for these garlicky green beans. The resulting side dish is as elegant as it is simple—which is to say, very.

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Holly Erickson & Natalie Mortimer

Welcome to The Modern Proper. We're glad you're here! We believe in sharing life through great food at our own tables. Let's change the way people think about hospitality—one delicious meal at a time.

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brown butter glazed orange carrots cut length wise on a white oval platter with a linen
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Glazed Carrots

Glistening orange, with a brown sugar-butter glaze, these glazed carrots call for a mere three ingredients and are certain to brighten your holiday table, or even just your regular old dinner table!

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Roasted Cauliflower With Panko And Golden Raisins
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40 Best Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Here are our 40 Best Thanksgiving Side Dishes! All of your favorite, classic holiday recipes, plus a few extra for good measure.

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seven zucchini muffins in parchment paper
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Mom's Zucchini Bread Muffins

Zucchini bread walks the tightrope between indulgence and healthy treat, and this recipe—which can be made into zucchini muffins or loaves—yields the most moist, tender zucchini bread of all.

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beef stroganoff in a white skillet
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Beef Stroganoff

Beef stroganoff is a take-no-prisoners, soul-soothing, household-uniting kind of supper. Just thinking about cooking it feeds the hungriest parts of ourselves. Oh—and it’s quick and easy, too.

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skillet of crispy maple bacon brussels sprouts
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Maple Bacon Brussels Sprouts

“More Brussels sprouts, please!”—who would have ever believed that we’d actually be hearing that!? But these maple-bacon Brussels sprouts are so delicious, you’d better get ready to believe it.

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Lemon Chicken breasts baked in a baking dish
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Lemon Chicken

Our easy lemon chicken recipe shines with a sunny, lemony zing. Garlic and herbs—plus a glug of white wine—mean that these juicy, tender chicken breasts are as delicious as they are healthy.

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vegetarian stuffed bell peppers topped with cilantro and melted cheese in a casserole
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Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers

Vegetarian stuffed peppers—baked until tender and brimming with a taco-seasoned, cheesy bean-and-rice filling—are an easy, healthy dinner that’s sure to spice up your week.

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plate of bread with butter and jam, fresh fruit, cold cut meats and and mild cheeses
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Thanksgiving Breakfast

Thanksgiving breakfast is all about ease and this Scandinavia-inspired snacky spread is our favorite way to fuel up for the big day.

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Tray of make-ahead breakfast burritos cut in half
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Breakfast Burritos

Stuffed with melty cheddar cheese, softly scrambled eggs, creamy avocado, pork sausage and crispy potatoes, our homemade breakfast burrito recipe will make any night owl into a morning person.

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puff pastry chicken pot pie with vegetables made in a skillet
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Skillet Chicken Pot Pie

When does chicken pot pie qualify as a quick and easy, 30-minute dinner? When it's SKILLET chicken pot pie, and you make use of a few handy shortcuts.

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garlic soup in a bowl with a spoon
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Garlic Soup

Ward off everything from vampires to the weeknight dinner blues—and maybe even the common cold—with our ultra-craveable, creamy, pancetta-topped roasted garlic soup.

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Bowl of Thanksgiving cranberry chutney
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Cranberry Chutney

Simmered with apples and dried figs, spiced with cinnamon and jalapeño, this cranberry chutney is a mouth-awakening Thanksgiving dinner superstar, a leftover reviver and a darn tasteful hostess gift.

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baked orange chicken on white rice topped with sesame seeds and green onions
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Easy Orange Chicken

Our easy orange chicken recipe puts a healthy spin on the sweet-savory Chinese takeout favorite.

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Roasted Cauliflower with Panko and golden raisins on a plate
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Roasted Cauliflower with Toasted Panko and Golden Raisins

This slightly sweet, perfectly crisp roasted cauliflower with toasted panko and golden raisins is the perfect healthy side dish.

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shaved brussels sprout salad in a large bowl topped with apples, pecans, cherries, pumpkin seeds and pecans
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Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad with Creamy Maple Dressing

Shaved Brussels sprouts make an elegant, refreshing fall salad when dressed with a simple, creamy maple vinaigrette dressing and tossed with crisp apple slices.

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grilled shakshuka pizza with one slice out it and a side of finely chopped italian parsley
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Grilled Shakshuka Pizza

Eggs cook to sunny-side up perfection in a smoky, spicy tomato sauce on this delightfully over-the-top, feta-sprinkled grilled shakshuka pizza.

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creamy maple salad dressing in a bowl with a spoon
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Creamy Maple Dressing

Not salad season, you say? Our creamy maple dressing, with stone-ground mustard and cider vinegar, begs to differ.

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