Whenever I cook this creamy dish, I’m on alert to make sure my husband doesn’t nibble before I bring it to the table. I chide him, but really, who could resist the aroma or the golden crust bubbling to the top? —Amy Wheeler, Baltimore, Maryland
Tired of the same old ham and scalloped potatoes? Try this yummy and comforting change of pace from our Test Kitchen. Creamy and cheesy, the hearty one-dish meal goes together in just minutes using convenient deli (or leftover) ham.
TIP: YOU CAN FIND SPAETZLE IN THE PACKAGED POTATO AND RICE SECTION OF YOUR LOCAL GROCERY STORE.
“Trying to come up with a way to use leftover cooked broccoli, I adapted this recipe from a friend,” notes Jennifer Shiew of Jetmore, Kansas. “My husband and brother-in-law thought it was great. The three of us had no trouble cleaning the pan!”
Have leftover cooked potatoes or eggs on hand? Here's a terrific way to use them up! This breakfast main dish is a great way to fill up family members before they leave for work, school or wherever they need to be. —Dixie Terry, Goreville, Illinois
A friend of mine served this scrumptious, comforting dish at her wedding. I liked it so much, I asked for the recipe. The potatoes and ham taste covered in a creamy cheese sauce.—Ruth Ann Stelfox, Raymond, Alberta
Rich, creamy mushroom stuffing inside moist chops makes this dish special enough to serve company. “Although the recipe serves just two, it can easily be doubled or tripled,” notes LaDonna Reed, a field editor from Ponca City, Oklahoma.