Encompassing everything from light condiments to hearty sides, Harris celebrates the accompaniments that enhance every meal. Among the easy to prepare delicacies are Seasoned Sides, such as Leeks with Lemon Butter and Roast Corn with Lime Pimento Butter; Salads and Slaws ranging from classic Cole Slaw to North African Olive and Lemon Salad; Pickles and Salsas include Watermelon Rind Pickles and Pomegranate Salsa; Chutneys and Relishes embrace American favorites like Corn Relish as well as exotic imports, such as Singapore Mint Chutney; while Savory Sauces and Other Enhancers spice it up with Pukka Sahib anchovy sauce and Jalapeno Vinegar. In addition to her mouthwatering recipes--gathered from friends, family, and travels--Harris provides fascinating background essays, lending a dash of history and culture to the mix.
Thanksgiving turkey without trimmings, burgers without lettuce and tomato...a meal just isn't the same without the sides. On the Side is a refreshing collection sure to liven up any dish and enrich every kitchen.