Green Bean Casserole (from scratch)

One of my favorite holiday side dishes, green¬†bean casserole,¬†with a simple made-from-scratch sauce instead of canned “cream of” soups. If you enjoy making things from scratch, this easy recipe is for you!
Green Bean Casserole (from scratch!) // bakingyum.comAre you excited for Thanksgiving? I am. Aside from my birthday, Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. It honestly always seems like Thanksgiving gets brushed over really quickly, and Christmas comes along too soon.

In fact, last Thursday we had an early Thanksgiving dinner with David’s dad who had to be in town on business. I made these cute M&M turkeys for the kids table, and when I went to the store to buy fall colored M&Ms they didn’t have them in stock anymore! They only had Christmas M&Ms. Continue reading “Green Bean Casserole (from scratch)”

Raspberry Pretzel Jello Salad

A simple layered raspberry pretzel jello salad with a pretzel crust, a no bake cheesecake layer, and a layer of raspberry gelatin. This holiday side dish/dessert is the perfect balance of sweet and salty!

Raspberry Pretzel Jell-O Salad // bakingyum.com

I have to be honest, I have totally struggled with whether or not to post this recipe. Not because it isn’t totally delish and well worth posting, but because I took so many pictures and only one turned out semi-decent. Ahem… Continue reading “Raspberry Pretzel Jello Salad”