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The secret of the casserole: Demolish leftovers with this easy casserole hack

Every casserole follows the same basic schematic. And once you know that, you can use it to get rid of leftovers, get more greens into your diet, experiment with flavor profiles, and generally be a dinner genius. My favorite of these is the secret of the casserole…

The “deconstructed cheeseburger” casserole

Lately I have a had a fascination with casseroles, and how many different things can be put into them — or, in my, case changed into one. I found that those oh so wonderful, grilled, juicy, concoctions called cheeseburgers can be made into a casserole. I like to call this recipe the “Deconstructed Cheeseburger Casserole.”

Baked oatmeal: the ultimate fall/winter breakfast for the week

Baked oatmeal is one of the many dishes I had never heard of before moving to South Central Pennsylvania. It’s oatmeal made casserole-style, so that it’s gooey on the inside and crunchy like granola on top. It’s an awesome and versatile fall or winter breakfast dish, and since it’s casserole-style, you can eat it all week!

My grandmother’s chicken divan casserole recipe

There is something comforting about recreating classic casserole dishes from childhood. Here’s the one I’ve been perfecting lately — Chicken Divan. I don’t know why this is called “Divan.” What is a Divan? Isn’t that a sofa? This is my mother’s recipe, handed down from my grandmother…