What Are Your Favorite Casserole Recipes?

Over the holidays some of our most popular posts and recipes were casserole-related. Take this breakfast strata, for instance, and Art's mom's breakfast casserole. I couldn't help but notice this with interest, since I just finished writing a cookbook of casserole recipes, and casseroles have pretty much consumed my kitchen this past year. So now I'm curious: what are your very favorite casseroles? Hot dishes, gratins — anything baked until bubbly. What are your favorites?

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Are you a traditionalist? Lasagna, tuna noodle casserole, and potato gratin? Do you look to the seasons for inspiration, with deconstructed ratatouille and quick baked tomatoes? Or do you like the sweet stuff, with cobblers, grunts, crisps, and sweet bread puddings taking first place?

I have a definite love for breakfast casseroles, personally, from eggy oven omelets to rich and sweet croissant bread puddings. A casserole can just be so satisfying in the morning, when you really need sustenance.

Here's a look back at some of our past casserole coverage:

Just as Good! Lighter Mac and Cheese Casserole
Recipe: "Ham and Cheese" Breakfast Casserole
Thanksgiving Sides: 5 Alternatives to Green Bean Casserole
Hot Dish! 12 Gratins, Bakes, & Casseroles from The Kitchn
Good Question: Make-Ahead Sweet Breakfast Casserole?

Do you have any favorite casserole recipes that you really love?

(Images: Faith Durand)

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Faith is the executive editor of The Kitchn and the author of three cookbooks. They include Bakeless Sweets (Spring 2013) as well as The Kitchn's first cookbook, which will be published in Fall 2014. She lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband Mike.

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