For this month's Foodie Contributor Recipe Collection, I'm focusing on a subject that's very near and dear to my heart: casseroles. There's something very comforting about cooking -- and eating -- a hearty meal that's baked in the oven until bubbly. For me, casseroles bring back memories of my childhood. As an adult, casseroles tend to find their way to my dinner menu on a weekly basis. Casseroles are a busy cook's best friend, because they're a filling and complete meal that's baked in one dish. That means less cleanup after dinner -- and leftovers make a delicious lunch the next day!
Casseroles can get a bad rap from those who consider them too retro or old school for modern cooks...but that definitely doesn't have to be the case! The recipes I'm sharing this month have one thing in common: they all feature robust flavors that will temp your tastebuds and warm your stomachs on a chilly Winter evening. I've got everything from Tex-Mex to pasta bakes...and even a couple of casseroles that can be assembled the night before and baked the next morning for a leisurely weekend brunch. I hope you'll give these flavorful one-dish wonders a try in your own kitchen!
Disclosure: This is a compensated post on behalf of Mode Foodie. All opinions expressed are solely my own.