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Casseroles

Southerners love casseroles and we take them everywhere! From traditional Breakfast Casserole, to this fabulous Broccoli Casserole, we find that casseroles are the quintessential dish for new parents, grieving families, someone who just moved, and just about anything in between.

Croissant Breakfast Casserole

Croissant breakfast casserole made with orange marmalade, eggs, and cream—luscious and super easy. Prepare ahead and bake in the morning! My friend Rita’s late mother-in-law, Miss Louise, gave me this recipe for Croissant Breakfast Casserole, and it is one of the easiest breakfast recipes you will find. It takes about ten minutes to put together …

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Overnight Breakfast Casserole

Overnight breakfast casserole that you can whip up in about twenty minutes, stick in the fridge, and bake in the morning. This one features sausage and egg, with lots of cheese! It’s easy and the perfect make ahead breakfast! This breakfast casserole recipe is perfect when you’re having houseguests because you can put it together …

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Southern Squash Casserole

Squash Casserole is a favorite at every potluck gathering. With grated Cheddar cheese, crumbled Ritz crackers, and fresh yellow squash, this casserole is a great way to use those summer vegetables! Squash Casserole with Ritz crackers is ubiquitous on the Southern table in the summertime, probably because nearly everyone who has a garden grows squash …

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Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole

Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole is a Southern favorite and this version has a few secret ingredients that make it the best! It’s perfect for a potluck gathering or new parents and it’s freezer friendly! Have you ever eaten Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole? It’s just an old-fashioned, simple chicken casserole that shows up at most church …

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Apple Sausage Stuffing

Apple Sausage Stuffing with mushrooms, sage, and other fresh herbs and vegetables is a delicious variation of traditional stuffing. Stuffing is not a traditional Southern Thanksgiving dish. We always have Southern Cornbread Dressing with Giblet Gravy, but every now and then I like to throw this Apple Sausage Stuffing out there as well. I’ve tweaked …

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Southern Cornbread Dressing

Southern Cornbread Dressing is so easy to make—with cornbread, celery, onion, sage, and lots of good chicken stock—this classic Cornbread Dressing is great for Thanksgiving dinner or as a side dish anytime!  Ahhh…here’s the star of the Thanksgiving table. It’s not the turkey, although that’s pretty nice too, especially if you use my turkey brine …

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Unstuffed Pepper Casserole

Unstuffed Pepper Casserole with lean ground beef, bell peppers, farro, and cheese—easy enough for a weeknight dinner and delicious enough for the whole family to enjoy! What is Unstuffed Pepper Casserole? We first had this Unstuffed Pepper Casserole at my daughter’s house and fell in love with it. This is a simple dish, with just …

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Chicken Spaghetti Casserole

A great potluck or party dish, this Chicken Spaghetti Casserole is filled with chicken, spaghetti, pimentos, peppers, and cheese. It has lots of flavor without being too spicy so it’s kid-friendly and adults love it. Remember church potlucks or even funeral gatherings where casseroles abounded? There’s a reason for that, of course. Casseroles are typically …

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Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Streusel Topping

Creamy sweet potato casserole with pecan and brown sugar streusel topping. It strikes me as so funny that this dish is considered a vegetable or side dish in most old cookbooks. It has basically the same ingredients as sweet potato pie…why is it not a dessert? But I say that and folks just look at …

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