The casserole is an underappreciated dish. It's the kind of simple, honest cooking that draws compliments not because it looks amazing, but because it’s delicious. Squash is a vegetable equivalent, simple, unassuming, and readily available. When you pair the two, the result is dinnertime dynamite. Try our summer and winter squash casserole recipes and see.
Zucchini is full of surprises. It's a fruit, though it's most often treated like a vegetable. It can grow to great sizes, is low in calories, and has more potassium than a banana! And here’s one more reason: It makes a superb casserole.
To save time, grill and assemble this layered no-bake "lasagna" beforehand, and then serve it chilled or at room temperature. Cheese lovers can replace the grilled tofu with slices of fresh mozzarella.
Farmers' markets packed with gourds and grocery-store shelves lined with canned pumpkin puree are telltale signs that Thanksgiving is near. We have a host of pumpkin desserts, including classic pies, cakes, cheesecakes, cookies, and puddings.