Everyone always talks about the main dish, but a really good side dish can steal the show. Here we keep the calories low enough so that a second helping won’t do much damage.
Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallow Topping
Based on sweet potato pie, a favorite in the South, this famous Thanksgiving side dish has a rich history. The marshmallows were added by Janet McKenzie Hill, the founder of the Boston Cooking-School Magazine, in 1917, when the marshmallow evolved from a specialty confection into an everyday treat.