Farmer’s Casserole

Farmer's Casserole

Farmer’s Casserole is an excellent way to start your day! It combines great ingredients in each bite and is a delicious breakfast! My mom brought this recipe with her while they were visiting for Thanksgiving and we made this on their last morning here.  Everyone loved it! Potatoes, eggs, cheese, ham, and onions create an amazing meal and I will be making it again for Christmas Day. It can be prepared [Read more...]

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Mother’s Day is this weekend and I am really excited for a special day to celebrate my amazing mom and mother-in-law, as well as being a mom to my two incredible children! I have a beautiful relationship with my mom and I hope to have a similar one with my own daughter when she grows up. My mom has always been [Read more...]

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Grandma’s Potatoes

Every year while I was growing up, we celebrated Christmas Eve with family at my parent’s house.  It was always a beautiful night of making memories and spending time with our loved ones, parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins.  Along with the amazing tradition of seeing family, came the delicious food that we enjoyed year after year.  Grandma’s Potatoes were always something that everyone looked forward to.  No matter who tried to recreate this incredible recipe, it always tasted best when my grandma made them.  She had a magical touch and cooked them to perfection each and every time. Grandma’s Potatoes were disappearing before everyone was able to walk through the buffet line, so she had to start making four pans each year.  The fourth pan was secretly put aside so we could have some on Christmas morning.  It was perfect because they were already cooked, so we could just warm them up in the morning after opening presents.  On the years that we spend Christmas at home,  I make Grandma’s Potatoes, then sometimes again on New Year’s Day.  They are by far the best potatoes I have ever had and they are always a crowd pleaser.  I have made them for my in-laws several times and they couldn’t believe how wonderful they tasted.  Everyone wanted the recipe!  They would work as a side dish to ham or turkey, as well as a perfect breakfast meal. They are very addictive and have the most amazing combination of flavors.  Give them a try, watch them disappear, and let me know what you think! You will be really happy you made them and might start eating them every single Christmas or holiday season!  What is your favorite food that you love to eat every Christmas?

Grandma’s Potatoes
 
Grandma’s Potatoes have the best combination of flavors and are the most amazing potatoes I have ever eaten! They are always a huge hit!
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Recipe type: side dish or entree
Ingredients
  • 1 bag Ore-Ida hash browns
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 1 8 oz container of sour cream
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • ¼ cup sliced green onions
  • container of cheddar french fried onions (the original recipe from my grandma uses 2 cups crushed cornflakes sauteed in butter)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. In a large bowl, add stick of butter, sour cream, and cream of chicken soup
  3. Microwave and melt completely
  4. In a 9×13 pan, add hash browns, cheddar cheese, green onions, and the melted butter/sour cream/cream of chicken mixture
  5. Mix well and coat all of the hash browns
  6. Bake, uncovered, for 55-60 minutes
  7. Top the potatoes with a container of cheddar french fried onions
  8. Bake for an additional 5-10 minutes (start checking at 5)
  9. ***If you used crushed cornflakes sauteed in butter, bake them on top for the entire 55-60 minutes

Recipe shared at: Couponing n Cooking , Mom’s Test Kitchen