Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole is one of those recipes that falls into the category of “never underestimate a cook with some chicken and a can of cream of chicken soup.” It’s a creamy and delicious classic casserole that uses the popular combination of cream of chicken soup and sour cream and is topped with a Ritz cracker and butter mixture.
This is one of the sides that we eat regularly and is an easy way to bring extra flavor to fresh or frozen green beans. I’ve made it here using fresh green beans, but I often use frozen beans (petite green beans work well).
This one dish meal is perfect for a cold winter night and can be made in a slow cooker if you prefer. Allow at least 3 hours for baking time if cooking in the oven and 7-8 hours if cooking in a slow cooker on high.
Over the holidays we visited with a friend who served these fantastic little appetizers. Not only were they tasty, but they are easy to make. You could do many different variations, but this is the version I made. I had bulk ingredients, so I am guessing on the amounts here, but you can nibble on any leftover ingredients.
Of all of the dishes that I make, this creamy chicken enchilada dish is the one for which I get the most recipe requests. I have Terri J. to thank for introducing me to the idea of white enchiladas over 15 years ago. I loved hers and I’ve been making them ever since. I made a huge batch (12 pans) for a group of CYT Fredericksburg theater kids over the summer during a long day of shows and they were a huge hit. I’ve tweaked the recipe over the years and this is the way I currently make them.
Do you know if your crockpot is working properly? Here is a simple test to check.
Name/Botanical Name: Basil, Ocimum Basilicum Description: A highly flavored tender annual herb that is used in many dishes. Sweet basil can reach 2-3 feet tall. It attracts butterflies and beneficial insects to the garden. There are many different varieties of Basil such as lemon Basil, cinnamon Basil, sweet Basil and more. The best way to…
One of the most common questions I hear from people who are interested in freezer-meal cooking is: “How do I know what will freeze well, and what won’t?”If you’re unsure of how well something will freeze, freeze a single serving when you prepare the dish for a regular family meal. This way you can check on how well the item holds up to freezing and reheating. The following lists should give you a good start at identifying potential freezing problems with various food items.