When it comes to casseroles, I love them, but rarely make them. I can’t even put my finger on why. I mean, casseroles are totally one of the top ten comfort foods of childhood, right up there with grilled cheese, tomato soup, and mac and cheese. My mom used to make quite a lot of them when we were kids.
I need to get on that.
It’s kind of a perfect food really. A one-pot dish that you can make ahead. Freeze. Gift to neighbors in need. It’s like a hole-in-one for those that meal plan.
My favorite type of casserole? Ok, well, two favorites. One, any that has tons of cheese. That’s a given. Because cheese is another great comfort food. And my second favorite type of casserole? The breakfast kind. It’s the perfect thing to prep the night before, after you’ve dealt with all the dinner dishes, and a delicious way to wake up on a weekend morning, holiday, special occasion, or just because. I’ve made quite a few breakfast casseroles for brunches, and they make menu planning a breeze.
Now for the good stuff … your chance to win beaucoup bucks for your OWN casserole love. When I think of Country Crock, I don’t think of casseroles. I think a super smooth spread that is perfect for not tearing at my piece of toast. But did you know that they have a TON of casserole recipes? Right here (scroll down a bit, they’re towards the bottom). And now they want to hear from YOU. Just snap a picture of you with your favorite casserole, and share with them (100 words or less) on how you demonstrate creativity or resourcefulness, and you could win big. Like three finalists get a trip to NYC and $5000 … big.
Wednesday? Children’s book review.
Thursday? Spring break vacation review.
Friday? A review for a new place to order glasses online.
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*Picture courtesy of Country Crock.