Gallery: The best in-season veggies to buy for Thanksgiving dinner at y...

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Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and it's time to start hammering out the details of your holiday feast. The turkey or, better yet, Tofurkey always steals the spotlight, but give the protein a run for its money this year with a bounty of delicious side dishes made from the freshest local vegetables. The Greenmarket stands are overflowing with the best the New York region has to offer this time of year, from rich, leafy kale and bright green Brussels sprouts to hearty sweet potatoes and earthy, mouth-watering mushrooms. Hit the jump to see our must-have Thanksgiving veggies and tips on how to serve them!

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  1. jameswilson November 26, 2013 at 12:28 pm

    Eat you vegetables children..Brussels sprouts are “brain-food,” which I need a few tons of…daily. Today, when I think of Brussels sprouts, I think of the movie with Elaine May and Walter Matthau; “A New Leaf”.
    I also think, nay.. “feel” of the way my wife prepared them. She did some kind of a sauce and a glaze. Our Thanksgiving table, back in the very old days, had at least a dozen vegetables on the table and side-board.

  2. JennaK November 19, 2013 at 12:46 pm

    Support your local farmers by purchasing locally resourced foods. Farmers markets and community supported agriculture groups are a great place to find fresh and wonderful foods.