Baked Potato Casserole A baked potato sprinkled with cheese and sour cream. All the makings of a baked potato in an entire casserole dish. With this recipe for baked potato casserole, this popular side dish takes center stage as the main course.
Ratatouille is French comfort food. The classic and probably more traditional version presents it as a stew. But for Americans, it's almost always presented as a casserole because that's how Julia Child, the American queen of French cooking, taught us how to make it. Whatever – it's a great vegetarian comfort food that will please everyone, even those with dietary restrictions.
I have also posted a lighter version of this classic French dish (if you can call any version of it light ) but this is the truly indulgent way to make it. Dont even think of looking at that calorie count. Just sit back and enjoy.
This cheesy, creamy, decadent side is also sometimes called potatoes au gratin. The 'au gratin' is a reference to the browned crust that forms on the top from baking. This dish is often an incredibly heavy, rich side, so we sought to lighten it up somehow