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casserole know-how Great Casseroles general casserole tips • Choose glass or ceramic baking dishes instead of metal if a recipe includes acidic ingredients; otherwise, the chemical reaction between the metal and acid can impart an “off” taste to the recipe. • Bath towels are great for keeping casseroles warm while transporting them. • Some casseroles improve in flavor and texture if allowed to stand five to ten minutes before serving. p. 14 Easy Steps to successful freezing • Cool foods before packing for the freezer. • Freeze casseroles baked or unbaked. • Label casseroles with recipe name, preparation date and cooking instructions. • Add any crisp toppings after thawing, since they will get soggy during freezing. • Recipes made with a low-fat sauce, condensed-soup or tomato base usually freeze well. • Store casseroles in the freezer for up to 3 months. p. 48 casserole giving • Package casseroles for giving in disposable containers so the recipient does not need to return the baking dish. • Label the casserole with the recipe name and reheating instructions. • Round out the meal with simple side dishes such as bagged salad and bottled dressing, fruit, bread, cookies or bars. p. 66 p. XX  Pillsbury Casseroles and Slow Cookers

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Casseroles

Casserole Know-How
Successful Slow-Cooking
Family Favorite Casseroles
Special Feature: Make Ahead Casseroles
Side-Dish Casseroles
Slow-Cooker Specialties
Nutrition Information