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Thanksgiving Sides Basics with Babish

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Enter offer code “Babish” at for 10% off your first purchase, or visit: This week on Basics I'm showing you my favorite recipes for these classic Thanksgiving sides: green bean casserole, mashed potatoes, and yams. 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) Special Equipment + For the mashed potatoes: Vacuum sealer Sous vide Mesh sieve + For the yams: Casserole dish + For the green bean casserole: Mandoline (optional, for slicing onions) Mesh sieve Instant read thermometer Casserole dish Music: "Apple Pie and Butterflies", "KickFlips" by Blue Wednesday My first cookbook, Eat What You Watch, is available now in stores and online! Amazon: Barnes & Noble: Theme song: "Stay Tuned" by Wuh Oh Binging With Babish Website: Basics With Babish Website: Patreon: Instagram: Facebook: Twitter: Twitch: