Last-Minute Thanksgiving Side Dishes

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By Kate Merker and Sara Quessenberry

Though the turkey always grabs the spotlight, the right side dishes make your holiday dinner spread especially memorable. Ready to tackle the main event? Start with this simple turkey recipe.

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Honeyed Carrots and Oranges

Serves 8 | Hands-On Time: 15m | Total Time: 50m

* 2 pounds very small carrots, scrubbed; or regular carrots-trimmed, peeled, and cut into thin sticks
* 1 orange, cut into 8 pieces
* 2 tablespoons olive oil
* 2 tablespoons honey
* kosher salt and black pepper
* 2 tablespoons small dill sprigs

1. Heat oven to 375° F. On a large rimmed baking sheet, toss the carrots and orange with the oil, honey, 1 teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper.
2. Roast, tossing once, until tender, 30 to 35 minutes. Sprinkle with the dill.

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