Casseroles Galore for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

October 25, 2017

With the weather getting chillier and nighttime creeping in earlier and earlier, who wants to go outside or spend a lot of effort on dinner (or anything for that matter 😉 ?! Fall is the perfect time to make easy meals and try out those casserole recipes you’ve been dreaming of. Casseroles are ideal for any (and every!) meal occasion since they make enough for the whole family in one big dish. Forget multiple pots and pans plus hours of labor, casserole dishes are your go-to for fall meals!

Casseroles gained popularity in the early 1900s in America. Who would have known these crazy, cool casserole facts?

  • One of the earliest casserole recipes consisted of rice that was pressed together with other ingredients such as chicken and sweetbreads[1].
  • In 1897, Dr. John T. Dorrance, a Campbell Soup Company chemist, invented condensed soup, aiding in the rising popularity of casserole dishes[2].
  • Pyrex glass cookware was introduced in 1913, providing more casserole baking dish options[3].
  • One of the most popular creamed soups came out in 1934, Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom. [4]
  • Green bean casserole, one of the most famous casseroles, was created by Campbell Soup Company’s Dorcas Reilly in 1955[3].

Casseroles don’t have to be for just for dinner! Why not indulge in a breakfast or brunch casserole everyone can enjoy.

Check out these light, lunch casseroles that are enough to feed everyone (and their mother)!

Lastly, these plentiful dinner casseroles are sure to please any palate.

 What are your ultimate casserole recipes? Share with us in the comments below!

 

[1] https://ifood.tv/casserole/about
[2] https://passionateomnivore.wordpress.com/2011/09/15/casserole-the-eternal-crowd-pleaser/
[3] http://www.chicagotribune.com/dining/recipes/sc-food-0116-casserole-recipes-20150113-story.html
[4] http://www.history.com/news/hungry-history/the-origins-of-the-mysterious-gren-bean-casserole

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