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A side dish of salad accompanying a small pie
A side dish of salad accompanying a small pie

A side dish, sometimes referred to as a side order or simply a side, is a food item that accompanies the entrée or main course at a meal. A typical meal with a meat-based main dish might include one vegetable side dish, sometimes in the form of a salad, and one starch side dish, such as bread, potatoes, rice, or pasta. Download high resolution version (921x624, 117 KB)A salad in a small bowl sits next to a chicken pot pie and a fork. ... Download high resolution version (921x624, 117 KB)A salad in a small bowl sits next to a chicken pot pie and a fork. ... —Cleopatra, in Shakespeares Antony and Cleopatra, 1606 A salad is a food item generally served either before or after the main dish as a separate course, as a main course in itself, or as a side dish accompanying the main dish. ... For the university exchange program ENTREE, see European Network for Training and Research in Electrical Engineering. ... The main course is the main dish of a multidished meal. ... A meal is an instance of eating, specifically one that takes place at a specific time and includes specific, prepared food. ... Meat is animal tissue (mainly muscle) used as food. ... Vegetables in a market Vegetable is a nutritional and culinary term denoting any part of a plant that is commonly consumed by humans as food, but is not regarded as a culinary fruit, nut, herb, or spice. ... —Cleopatra, in Shakespeares Antony and Cleopatra, 1606 A salad is a food item generally served either before or after the main dish as a separate course, as a main course in itself, or as a side dish accompanying the main dish. ... Starch is a complex carbohydrate which is insoluble in water. ... Breads are a group of staple foods prepared by baking, steaming, or frying dough consisting minimally of flour and water. ... Binomial name Solanum tuberosum L. The potato (Solanum tuberosum) is a perennial plant of the Solanaceae, or nightshade, family, grown for its starchy tuber. ... Species References ITIS 41975 2002-09-22 Rice (genus Oryza) is a plant of the grass family which is a dietary staple of more than half of the worlds human population. ... The English word pasta generally refers to noodles and other food products made from a flour and water paste, often including also egg and salt. ...


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Some restaurants offer a limited selection of side dishes that are included with the price of the entrée as a combination meal. Other times side dishes are ordered separately from an a la carte menu. French fries (or french-fried potatoes, or simply fries) are pieces of potato that have been deep-fried. ... A baked potato, also known as jacket potato, is the edible result of baking a potato. ... Vegetables in a market Vegetable is a nutritional and culinary term denoting any part of a plant that is commonly consumed by humans as food, but is not regarded as a culinary fruit, nut, herb, or spice. ... Soup is a savoury liquid food that is made by boiling ingredients, such as meat, vegetables and beans in stock or hot water, until the flavor is extracted, forming a broth. ... —Cleopatra, in Shakespeares Antony and Cleopatra, 1606 A salad is a food item generally served either before or after the main dish as a separate course, as a main course in itself, or as a side dish accompanying the main dish. ... Categories: Stub | Breads ... Breads are a group of staple foods prepared by baking, steaming, or frying dough consisting minimally of flour and water. ... A la carte (also à la carte), is a French phrase meaning from the menu, and it is used in restaurant terminology in one of two ways: First, it may refer to a menu of items priced and ordered separately rather than selected from a list of preset multi-course meals...


French fries are the most common side dish served at fast-food restaurants and other American cuisine restaurants. In response to criticism about the high fat and calorie content of french fries, some fast-food chains have recently begun to offer other side dishes, such as salads, as substitutes for the standard french fries with their combination meals. French fries (or french-fried potatoes, or simply fries) are pieces of potato that have been deep-fried. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... The Cuisine of the United States is characterized by the broad diversity of the possible foods, but more importantly the willingness of the country as a whole to integrate widely divergent foods. ... Toms Diner, a restaurant in New York familiarized by Suzanne Vega and the television sitcom Seinfeld A restaurant is an establishment that serves prepared food and beverages to be consumed on the premises. ... Look up fat in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Fat is one of the three main classes of food and, at approximately 38 kJ (9 kilocalories) per gram, as compared to sugar with 17 kJ (4 kcal) per gram or ethanol with 29 kJ (7 kcal) per gram, the most concentrated... A calorie (cal) is a unit of thermal energy, equivalent to about 4. ... —Cleopatra, in Shakespeares Antony and Cleopatra, 1606 A salad is a food item generally served either before or after the main dish as a separate course, as a main course in itself, or as a side dish accompanying the main dish. ...


When used as an adjective qualifying the name of a dish, side usually refers to a smaller portion served as a side dish, rather than a large main dish serving. For example, a "side salad" is usually served in a small bowl or salad plate, in contrast to a large dinner-plate-sized entrée salad. For other meanings of the word bowl, see Bowl. ... English muffins on plate A plate is a type of dishware, being a broad, concave but mainly flat vessel on which food is served. ...


A related term is on the side. In some instances this is a synonym for side dish, such as "french fries on the side". It can also refer to a sauce, salad dressing, or condiment served in a separate dish from the food item it accompanies. For example, in restaurants one can request that one's side salad be served with dressing on the side. For the computer protocol, see SAUCE In cooking, a sauce is a liquid served on or used in the preparation of food. ... —Cleopatra, in Shakespeares Antony and Cleopatra, 1606 A salad is a food item generally served either prior to or after the main dish as a separate course, as a main course in itself, or as a side dish accompanying the main dish. ... A condiment is a garnishment applied to food in the form of a sauce, powder, spread, or similar delivery medium. ... Look up Dish in Wiktionary, the free dictionary For a dish in the sense of a type of prepared food, see recipe. ...


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