Main Dishes, Recipes

Southern Squash Casserole

3 – 4 yellow squash
2 tablespoons butter – (1 for skillet and 1 melted for crackers)
1/2 tablespoon minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 eggs
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup sour cream
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 sleeve crackers of your choice

Wash and slice squash to 1/4 inch thickness.
Melt 1 tablespoon butter in skillet.
Add in garlic and sliced squash.
Cook over medium heat until squash is tender. About 10 minutes
In a bowl mix together eggs, sour cream, mayo, and cheese.
Once squash are done add salt & pepper.
Mix in the egg mixture.
If using cast iron you can go straight from stove top to the oven. If not, pour into oven safe dish.
In a bowl crush 1 sleeve of crackers.
Mix in 1 tablespoon of butter and coat crackers.
Pour on top of squash mixture.
Place in a 350 degree oven for 30-35 minutes or until casserole is golden brown and set.
Remove from oven and serve warm. Enjoy!

Recipes, Side Dishes

Cornbread Pudding

1/2 cup butter melted
1 egg
1 can sweetened condensed milk
1 can creamed corn
1 can whole kernel corn (drained)
1 box Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix

Preheat oven 375 degrees
Mix egg, butter, condensed milk and remaining ingredients together.
Pour into a casserole dish and bake for 40 – 45 minutes or until browned. Serve warm and enjoy.

Main Dishes, Recipes, Side Dishes

Chicken, Broccoli & Rice Casserole

1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon minced garlic
2 cups long grain white rice
2 cups water
2 cups chicken broth
1 cup broccoli
1 can cream of chicken soup
1/2 soup can of half & half
1 cup sour cream
12.5 oz can of chicken
1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
1 tablespoon ranch seasoning mix
Black Pepper
1 cup cornflakes

Over medium heat melt butter in a pot
Add in garlic and cook for a couple minutes
Pour in water and chicken broth
Bring to a boil
Add in rice
Give it a stir, place the lid on pot, reduce heat to medium low and let it simmer.
10 minutes later remove lid and add in broccoli.
Replace lid and cook for another 10 minutes or until liquid is absorbed by rice.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Once the rice is done add in cream of chicken soup, half & half (I use the soup can to measure. 1/2 soup can of half & half.), sour cream, chicken, 1 cup cheddar cheese, ranch seasoning, and black pepper.
Mix it all together.
At this time you can pour into a casserole dish. I’m just leaving it in my Dutch oven.
Once in the desired dish then top with the remaining 1/2 cup cheese and cornflakes.
Baked uncovered for 30 minutes.
Remove from oven and enjoy!