At this point, Ina Garten and her lovable husband, Jeffrey, have reached hero status in our minds. Seriously, make any one of these irresistible side dish recipes and try to prove us wrong. (Spoiler: You can’t.)

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Caramelized Shallots

The perfect balance of sweet and savory, made even more delightful by a slice of Roquefort cheese.

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Parmesan Chive Smashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes are so last year.

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Chiptole Mashed Sweet Potatoes

…Unless they’re sweet, of course.

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Parmesan Roasted Broccoli

So good, you’ll almost forget it’s good for you.

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Root Vegetable Gratin

Something to know about Ina: She loves a good gratin.

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Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

Would you look at that char?

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The hardest part is not devouring the entire batch yourself.

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Confetti Corn

Fresh, bright and lovely.

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Mushroom and Leek Bread Pudding

That cheese trail’s got us feeling some type of way.

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Zucchini and Goat Cheese Tart

The taste is totally worth the tedium of arranging the zucchini slices.

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Balsamic Roasted Beet Salad

Because you need something to cancel out all of the potatoes and bread.

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Asparagus and Prosciutto Bundles

We know babies are usually referred to as bundles of joy, but…

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Smells Like Home

Saffron Risotto with Butternut Squash

Flavor in spades.

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Garlic Sautéed Spinach

Because a giant pat of butter makes everything better.

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