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We ended up having leftovers. Hubby had leftover steak, green beans and baked potato. I made the kids some baked nuggets, peas and some tater tots. The only reason i have tater tots is bc my sis in law gave me a recipe for tater tot casserole and it sounds so good. Im going to modify it a tiny bit to make it more homemade. I don't like using canned foods. I try to make most things from scratch. Has anyone made tater tot casserole before?
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I made soup. Yippee for soup weather! Butternut squash, cannelini beans, kale, parmesan, chicken, garlic and rosemary. Easy and quick and good.
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We ended up having leftovers. Hubby had leftover steak, green beans and baked potato. I made the kids some baked nuggets, peas and some tater tots. The only reason i have tater tots is bc my sis in law gave me a recipe for tater tot casserole and it sounds so good. Im going to modify it a tiny bit to make it more homemade. I don't like using canned foods. I try to make most things from scratch. Has anyone made tater tot casserole before?
I freely admit to keeping tater tots in the freezer as a matter of course. :-) I've not made the tater tot casserole that's been making the rounds on the interwebs, but I do make breakfast casserole with it. Tater tots, cooked breakfast sausage and eggs, beaten with a little water, salt and pepper and voila - easy breakfast. Hash browns are such a pain in a dish like this, because they always end up soggy and insipid. The tots are the perfect solution, because you can bake them until nicely brown and crispy, then add the sausage and egg and bake until the egg is just set. And you can add anything too it - if I'm feeling fancy, I'll add scallions and sun dried tomatoes. Great for easy work breakfasts or brunch potlucks! Or frankly, for a grown up dinner a la Elizabeth David, with a salad and glass of red wine. :-)

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Hey we all have our go to dinners. I always keep chicken nuggets for the kids. I like them too
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Hey we all have our go to dinners. I always keep chicken nuggets for the kids. I like them too
I'll drink to that, but not with the bathtub gin!

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