Enough with the blue cheese, smoked beets and cheesy squash. All you really need are beans, potato salad and coleslaw — here are our favorites.
Potato Salad: Franklin Barbecue
While the brisket is what draws epic lines, this mustard-based salad adds a nice acidic kick to the over-the-top rich meal.
Coleslaw: Salt Lick
This vinegary version with celery seed and toasted sesame seeds proves that sometimes the best things are the simplest.