Holiday Food: 4 Side Dish Ideas to Bring to the Party

‘Tis the season for holiday parties and potlucks. The holidays are in full swing and so are all of the get-togethers and parties. This year, you may find yourself in a rut trying to figure out what side dish to bring. Never fear! Farmer Joe’s has you covered with all the best holiday food ideas. Whether you want to make something from scratch or need a side dish that is quick and easy, we have an idea for everyone. Check out these side dish ideas that will be the talk of your next holiday party!

Creamy Mashed Potatoes

There is truly nothing better than simple, creamy mashed potatoes. It’s always a fan favorite and the best side dish to any meal. If you’re looking to make something from scratch, you can grab fresh potatoes from our produce department, butter, garlic, and any other ingredients you may love to add to your homemade mashed potatoes. If you’re more of a quick and easy kind of person, our grab & go mashed potatoes are always a great option as well! You can even add cheese or bacon to put your own spin on it. Either way, people will rave over the mashed potatoes at your next holiday party.

Green Bean Casserole

Nothing says holiday food like green bean casserole. It’s a fan favorite and a total classic during this time of year, This dish doesn’t only have to make an appearance on Thanksgiving Day. It is the perfect side to bring to any holiday party. For those of you who think this dish may be too complicated for you to make, don’t worry! We found an easy, simple, 3 ingredient recipe that anyone can follow. You’ll have everyone at the next holiday party thinking you’re a chef extraordinaire if you use this recipe. They’ll all be begging for you to share it with them!

Delicious, Warm Rolls

Just the thought of a warm, fresh-out-of-the-oven, delicious roll should have your mouth watering! You truly can never go wrong with this yummy side dish option. Who doesn’t love bread rolls?! If you’re a real whiz in the kitchen, you’re probably already thinking about whipping up some dough to create your own homemade rolls. But, if baking from scratch isn’t your thing, there are plenty of already-made options available. These are all made from scratch daily by our Bakery team. If you decide to try and pass them off as made from scratch, don’t worry! Your guests will never know and we won’t tell anyone!

Quick and Easy Stuffing

Another holiday food staple is stuffing! Again, not just good for Thanksgiving Day but delicious all holiday season long. We know we have some chefs within our customer base that can cook the best stuffing from scratch but, we also know we have customers who need it quickly and easily. There’s is truly nothing wrong with a good, old-fashioned box of stuffing! Easy to make but also delicious. You can’t go wrong and the other party guests will love it, too.


As you get down to the wire with all of your holiday plans, we really hope these options helped you spark some simple and delicious ideas for side dishes to bring to your next holiday party! At Farmer Joe’s, we love to help our customers create the best foods possible. We make it our mission to be a one-stop shop for all of the ingredients and items you may need. It’s always our goal to bring real food back to the family dinner table, or in this case, the latest holiday party! Come on in for all of the ingredients and items you need. We will be waiting for you!

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