KOAM Morning Crew Thanksgiving Feast: Side Dishes
The KOAM Morning Show kicks off its annual Thanksgiving feast with holiday recipes from home. In this first segment the morning crew shares recipes for their favorite side dishes.
GREEN BEAN CASSEROLE
Submitted by KOAM Morning Show Producer Kaden Milner
2 (14.5 oz) cans of green beans, drained
1 (10.75 oz) can condensed cream of mushroom soup
1 (6oz.) can French fried onions
1 cup of Velveeta cheese, cut in cubes
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Place green beans and soup in a large microwave-safe bowl. Mix well and heat in the microwave on HIGH until warm (3 to 5 minutes.)
Stir in ½ cup of cheese and heat mixture another 2 to 3 minutes.
Transfer green bean mixture to a casserole dish and sprinkle with French fried onions and remaining cheese.
Bake in oven until the cheese melts and the onions just begin to brown.
CREAMED PEARL ONIONS
Submitted by KOAM Director Ashley Maddern
1 bag frozen pearl onions (Ashley uses fresh)
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
1/2 cup heavy cream
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
Thaw pearl onions and then saute in butter until golden brown.
Deglaze by adding a little water at a time.
Finish with heavy cream and reduce until you achieve a smooth consistency.
Season, to taste, with salt and pepper and serve immediately.
Submitted by Chase Hegeman
1 dozen boiled eggs cut in half (remove whites and set aside)
1/2 cup of Miracle Whip
1/4 cup of Mayonnaise
1 TBSP mustard
2 TBSP sweet relish
3 TBSP dill relish
12 pinches of paprika
Get two bowls and a serving dish big enough to hold 24 egg halves.
In one bowl break up egg yolks into small pieces.
In the second bowl mix the liquids starting with the Mayonnaise and the Miracle Whip, then add the mustard and finally both types of pickles.
Mix thoroughly. Then add in the broken egg yolks and continue to mix.
Transfer egg yolk mixture into a plastic bag, snip the corner, squeeze gently, and fill the insides of each egg half.
Lastly sprinkle half a pinch of paprika on each egg.
Refrigerate and serve cold.