Thanksgiving Sides

Thanksgiving Sides

In this video you’ll find out how to make some essential side dishes for your Thanksgiving feast. You’ll learn how to make green bean casserole, mashed potatoes, and yams. As a bonus you’ll also see how to make cream of mushroom soup from scratch. If you want to save time though, you can substitute canned soup.

Shopping List
+ For the mashed potatoes:
3 large russet potatoes (peeled and sliced)
12 Tbsp butter
Salt and white pepper
1 cup heavy cream

+ For the yams:
3 yams (peeled and sliced)
12 Tbsp butter
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup raw sugar
1 Tbsp cinnamon
1-2 tsp freshly grated nutmeg
1-2 cups whiskey
1 cup Craisins
4-5 Tbsp ricotta cheese
1/2 cup toasted pecans
Honey (for drizzling)

+ For the green bean casserole:
French fried onions:
2 large onions
1 cup buttermilk
1 cup all purpose flour (as needed to coat onions)
Vegetable oil (enough to fry onions in a cast iron)
Kosher salt

Cream of mushroom soup:
8 ounces Cremini mushrooms (stemmed and sliced)
3 Tbsp butter
1 heaping Tbsp flour
2 cloves crushed garlic
1 Tbsp cognac (to deglaze the pan)
1.5 cups chicken stock
1 cup heavy cream
Dash of soy sauce

Green beans:
4 cups fresh green beans (ends trimmed)


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