• Stuffed Chicken & Shells Casserole
    Casseroles

    Stuffed Chicken & Shells Casserole

    Stuffed Chicken & Shells Casserole¬† Lately, I’ve been glancing through a lot of the old cookbooks I inherited from my Nana. In one of the books, I came across a recipe for Chicken Stuffed Shells. The recipe looked delicious,¬†however, the directions had more steps than I cared to follow. Since I can sometimes be lazy in the kitchen I decided to simplify this recipe by turning it into a casserole. I liked the idea of the shells but, hated the idea of stuffing each one individually which would take a lot of time. Instead, I decided to use a box of mini shells.¬† Doing it this way not only saved…

  • Casseroles

    Broccoli & Hash Brown Casserole

    Broccoli & Hash Brown Casserole When I first started Burlap Kitchen I had no idea what I was doing. I still don’t, but I have learned a lot since starting this blog back in early 2014. I still have a long way to go, but I’m a firm believer in that old saying, “fake it till you make it!” So, until I make it, I will keep watering my dream until I blossom into the creative blogger I dream of being. As I sit here thinking about some of the recipe photos I’ve posted in the past I have to chuckle. Mostly because if I don’t, I’d probably cry from…

  • Casserole Recipes
    Main Dish

    Scalloped Potatoes & Hamburg Bake

    Scalloped Potatoes & Hamburg Bake Listen, I’ll be honest with you, I am terrible at coming up with names for my recipes. I just call them as I see them. When I started this blog all I knew was that I could cook, I didn’t realize that there were so many different elements to blogging. Along with cooking I also had to learn photography & improve my semi non existing writing skills. So bare with me as I learn. I am currently reading a book by Anne Lamott called Bird By Bird. I will warn you there is some foul language in the book. I am not finished with the…

  • Casseroles,  Main Dish

    Chili Pasta Casserole

    This is one of my favorite recipes! Anytime I make Chili I always double the recipe so I have enough to make this amazing chili pasta casserole. Ingredients: 2 1/2-3 Cups left over Chili 8 oz. block of Monterey Jack cheese cubed 8 oz. Monterey Jack cheese shredded 1 Tbsp. butter 1 1/2 Cups heavy whipping cream 1- 1lbs. box penne pasta Directions: Cook pasta according to package minus 3 minutes. Drain pasta and set aside. In a medium size sauce pot over medium heat add butter, cubed Monterey jack cheese, chili, and heavy whipping cream. Cook until cheese is melted. Next pour pasta into chili mixture and stir so…