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
Whenever I'm invited to attend a potluck, people usually ask me to bring this tempting casserole. The turkey, ham and cheese are delectable combined with the crunchy topping. When I bake a turkey, I prepare the leftovers for this dish, knowing I'll be making it again soon.
-Joyce Paul, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
This family-favorite casserole is perfect for all occasions. But it's especially nice for an Easter brunch—the ham, hard-cooked eggs and asparagus in it are so much a part of that special day. Cinnamon-flavored yeast bread makes a tasty accompaniment for this easy casserole, as do rolls.
Take this sweet-and-sour specialty to your next potluck and get ready to hand out the recipe. "When I but a ham, I choose a large one so I'll have leftovers to use in this dish," says Bloomingdale, Ontario's Judy Reist. "It's special enough for Sunday dinners yet simple enough for busy weeknights."
In Surprise, Arizona, Nita Cinquina makes the most of convenient Tater Tots in this down-home dish. "A ham dinner would not be complete without this creamy casserole," she says. "It always gets compliments."
Looking for a family-pleasing way to use up extra ham? Try this quick casserole that even will satisfy folks not fond of broccoli. “Our minister's wife served this and was kind enough to share the recipe,” recalls Helen Phillips of Greensburg, Indiana. “It's very good.” TIP: Feel free to replace the stuffing croutons with crushed stuffing mix.