10 Casseroles to Make for Your Best Friend

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Life can sometimes be hectic, and whether it's a new baby, a new home, or just a bad cold, there'll come a time that you wish someone could arrive at your door with a big, comforting casserole. The gift of a home cooked dinner is the greatest gift there is. With dinner solved, you can relax, and start to feel better about things. So, if you know someone that needs a little help, skip the flowers and surprise them with one of these homemade casseroles instead.

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Rita's Spinach Casserole

Rita's Spinach Casserole
Allrecipes Magazine

"This recipe is a keeper! Super easy, good, and simple, and what I especially love about it is that most of the ingredients are things you can keep on hand." — jen

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Quick Bruschetta Chicken Bake

Quick Bruschetta Chicken Bake
Zachary Weiner

"This is now THE dish I make to bring to others (with new babies, illness, etc), and I am always asked for the recipe. I had so many wives calling me to tell me their husband insisted they get the recipe, that I now include the recipe with the dish." — KIMINCLEVELAND

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Chicken Pot Pie IX

chicken pot pie with heart cut outs in the top crust

Rave Review: "Tastes even better when you use a Costco roasted chicken. Enough bird for two pot pies. Always get gobbled up by family and friends." — Rick J Abel

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Baked Spaghetti Casserole

Baked Spaghetti Casserole

"I've made this three times and it makes a lot of casserole, but we love it. It's a great casserole to take to those in need of a meal. In fact it's my new go to meal for that purpose." — Deborah Binnie

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Shepherd's Pie VI

Shepherd's Pie VI on a white plate

"Excellent! Will be really a wonderful, hearty meal for those frigid winter nights! Added some minced garlic to the potatoes and meat and a couple dashes of Worcestershire sauce along with the ketchup." — AVOCET

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Mamaw's Chicken and Rice Casserole

plate of chicken and rice casserole
Mamaw's Chicken and Rice Casserole. Melissa Goff

"This is my go to casserole when anyone is sick at church and we are bringing meals. I usually add some celery and at least 8 oz of cheese, everyone raves about it!" — Sandra

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Artichoke Spinach Lasagna

Artichoke Spinach Lasagna

"Best lasagna ever! It's even better as a leftover (if there are any leftovers), because all the ingredients have a chance to sit overnight and mix together." — traerene

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Easy Mexican Casserole

Easy Mexican Casserole

"Doubled the recipe for a pot luck at work and it was a huge hit!!!! Everyone wanted the recipe. " -- JanetB

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Ham, Potato and Broccoli Casserole

Ham, Potato and Broccoli Casserole

"Made this a few times, once for dinner and again for the church covered dish. It went over as a big hit both times!" — WNC Chip

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Baked Spaghetti Squash with Beef and Veggies

Baked Spaghetti Squash with Beef and Veggies
Allrecipes Magazine

"This was one of the best fall recipes I have made yet! Very colorful and flavorful and it reheated well!" — JRD

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