Grandma passed down these vintage casserole recipes. Everyone should save them

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Casseroles have been a staple in homes for generations. They're easy to prepare, everything is usually cooked at once in one container, and they're also portable. You can feed the whole family with one dish, and we've all had relatives who bring a casserole over for some big holiday meal. Even today, casseroles are a smart idea for your family dinner, saving you time and often cash.
To some, these simple dishes have a negative reputation. That's not the fault of casseroles, though. It's about getting the right recipe and executing it properly. We've found some classic, vintage casserole recipes that are ready to be brought into the modern era. Create one of these dishes, and you'll make your whole family happy, yourself included.
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Scalloped pineapple casserole
Never had a dessert casserole before? Now's the time to change that! This recipe isn't that different from a pineapple bread pudding, but you can make a lot of it at once. Plus, the recipe needs only six ingredients, making it a delicious but easy dessert. Get the recipe here.
French onion green bean casserole
Green bean casserole is probably the most famous, and in some households infamous, casserole. This recipe will win over any skeptics, however, thanks in part to the introduction of the classic flavors of a French onion soup. Caramelized onions and green beans go together wonderfully, especially when combined with the help of a creamy sauce. Get the recipe here.
Cheeseburger and fries casserole
Talk about an all-American dish. How can you not be intrigued by the idea of having a cheeseburger and fries in casserole form? At its heart, this dish is about potatoes, cheese and beef, a combination that's served us well for decades. Get the recipe here.
Potato ham-and-cheese casserole
Scalloped potatoes are a casserole staple. Ham and cheese aren't out-of-the-box ingredients, but the appeal of dishes like this is often the familiarity. It's a simple dish, but one that most everyone likes to dig into for comforting flavor and nostalgia. Get the tutorial here.
Traditional Grandma's lasagna
You may not think of it as such, but a lasagna is basically a casserole. Whatever you want to call it, we'll just call it delicious. This lasagna recipe is as traditional as they come, but that's not a bad thing. Why mess with history? Get the recipe here.
Smothered pork chops and scalloped potatoes
Scalloped potatoes are back, this time combined with pork chops. This is a staple cut of meat, and pork chops go well with potatoes in many forms. On top of that, this dish will yield a tasty gravy to smother not just the chops, but also the potatoes. Get the recipe here.
Grandma's chicken casserole
It's called grandma's casserole for a reason: It's full of comfort, cheese and a bit of crunch from Ritz crackers. But if you have breadcrumbs or panko that you want to use up, feel free to use those instead. Get the full recipe here.
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