10 Vintage Casserole Recipes Grandma Won’t Tell You
When I think of delicious food, I always think about those delicious home-cooked meals my Grandmother makes. She has a special talent for taking the simplest ingredients and making something uniquely delicious. For a lot of her dinnertime staples she doesn’t even use a recipe because she’s had so much practice making them. It is a talent that I have apparently not inherited…whenever I attempt to go “off book” as they say, the results are usually not good.
I don’t know about you, but I think Grandmothers get a kick out of cultivating an air of mystery in regards to their special recipes. Whenever I’ve asked for one of her old-fashioned recipes, my Grandma just looks at me incredulously and gives measurements like “a little of this and a little of that” and finishes off with “and that’s all there is to it!” Even when she’s given me recipes that have been written down, the results just aren’t the same. While diligently decoding her handwriting, following each step to the letter, the casseroles I make never taste quite the same.
Just in case you never got a hold of your Grandmother’s recipes, here are 10 recipes to satisfy your craving for an old-fashioned recipe. For those of us not blessed with the talent of guessing measurements, these easy casserole recipes will help you recreate some of your favorite Grandma-approved recipes.
Grandma's Coveted Chicken Pot Pie
This vintage recipe is one for the books! Look no further for this coveted chicken pot pie recipe. It is so comforting, so delicious, and beyond easy to make.
Dump and Go Amish Casserole
Grandma for sure hid this recipe from her girlfriends because it is that good. This dump and go casserole recipe is so easy - you can't go wrong!
Grandma's Southern Corn Casserole
A southern favorite that grandma was always known for! This southern corn casserole is creamy, delicious, and the perfect side dish.
Grandma's Biscuits and Gravy Casserole
Ready for the best breakfast experience? This biscuits and gravy casserole will be on your table for years to come.
Grandma Dorothy's Beef and Bean Hotdish
Grandma Dorothy knew what she was doing when she made this Beef & Bean hotdish. Grandmas from the midwest know how to cook the most comforting casseroles.
Grandma's Favorite Sausage and Cheese Grits Bake
Sausage, cheese, and grits? Sign us up! This comforting vintage casserole is one of our best finds yet! Don't miss this one.
Grandma's Shortcut Chicken Tetrazzini
Quick, easy, and beyond delicious. Grandma's not hiding this dinner recipe anymore because it is a sure-fire win!
Grandma's Sweet Potato Casserole
Take a granmother's classic and make it sweet! This sweet potato casserole beats all and you won't have to go looking for this staple anywhere else!
1930s Bologna Casserole
This 1930s casserole is one that grandma kept on a recipe card for years! Step back in time with this delicious and easy casserole recipe.
Comforting Retro Tuna Noodle Casserole
This retro tuna casserole is one to keep on rotation! You'll feel like a kid again the second you take a bite of this delicious meal.
What’s the best thing your Grandma ever made?