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Crowd Pleasing Casserole

In 4-Julia Helen Garris 1937-2011, FAMILY: BROTHER & SISTERS (BEE) on November 16, 2009 at 6:04 am

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2-3 cups squash
1 onion, chopped
2 carrots, grated
1 egg, slightly beaten
1/2 stick butter, sliced
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon sugar
1 cup grated Cheddar cheese, divided
1 – 1 1/2 cups cracker crumbs, divided
Dash cayenne pepper
Salt and pepper
Oregano

Put well-drained, hot squash in large mixing bowl. Add onion, carrots, egg, butter, mayonnaise, sugar, half of cheese, and half of cracker crumbs. Season with cayenne pepper, salt, pepper and oregano. Mix all ingredients well. Put into buttered 1 1/2-quart casserole and top with remaining cheese and crumbs. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.

Island Events Cookbook

(Editor’s note: This is the actual casserole that Julia Helen made and served Daddy/Bobby and me this past summer when we spent a night with her and Aunt Julia in St. Matthews. Very yummy! Julia Helen was also kind enough to share with us the recipe, from a cookbook called “Best of the Best from South Carolina.” The notations you see here are from Julia Helen’s cookbook, but funnily enough, Grandma/Momma/Bee also had that exact same cookbook.)

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