I DEVISED this recipe when I needed a quick and easy casserole to take to a friend's birthday party.
I opened a bag of this and a can of that and came up with a dish my family and friends love.
Luckily, I wrote it down when I made it. I had a hunch it was going to be a success!
-Debbie Jones, California, Maryland
At this time of year, I like to look ahead to gardening season. Summer in New Hampshire brings plenty of fresh zucchini and squash...one year I had so much that I was searching for different ways to prepare it, and that's when I came up with this recipe. Serve it as a side dish or on its own as a light meal.
HERE'S a side dish that's absolutely delicious. I've enjoyed making it for so many years that I don't recall where I got the recipe.
This is a perfect accompaniment to most any entree because it's so attractive to serve and quick to prepare.
-Dorothy Pritchett, Wills Point, Texas
"MOTHER called this her secret recipe, and to this day, I'm not quite sure I have all the ingredients she used in it. But it still tastes great, so who knows—maybe I acquired some of her 'touch'. After I was married, this casserole became my husband's favorite vegetable dish."
Tender cubed zucchini gets pleasant flavor from a cheesy sauce and cracker-crumb topping. "This fast-to-fix side dish is a great way to use up a big crop of the common squash," says Kathi Grenier of Auburn, Maine. At 35¢ a serving, it's an uncommon value.