Green Bean Casserole (without the canned soup) + Baby’s Dream Giveaway

Green Bean Casserole without the canned soup!
Great for the holidays or as a weeknight side dish.
Green Bean Casserole (without the canned soup!) - perfect for the holidays or as a weeknight side dish! | Persnickety Plates

Two things before we get started with today’s recipe.
First – Thanksgiving is in three days. Holy cow. I’m very much looking forward to my favorite holiday and the 2.5 day workweek that comes with it.

Second – The giveaway after the recipe is ridiculous. As you know, I recently (well, almost 8 months ago, already) had Baby Girl. Since then, I’ve done a ton of research on baby products and bought more than I can fit in our tiny house. There are definitely a few items in this giveaway that have been on my wish list. Sometimes I join these group giveaways then wish I wouldn’t have so I could enter. SO many cool things, guys.  So, stick around for that after the recipe.

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