I love Pampered Chef stoneware. Mostly because it’s nearly impossible to burn food when you bake in them (Not that I ever burn anything. Ahem.), but also because it keeps baked food warm through the meal.
One of my friends heats her Pampered Chef pizza stones in her oven when she orders pizza, and when it arrives, she puts the pulls the stone out of the oven and slides the pizza on it, so the pizza stays hot while they eat.
I love baking cookies on stoneware because the cookies don’t burn if I’m a late getting to the oven because of someone at the door, a ringing phone, or a really cute post on Pinterest. Don’t judge me.
I also love baking casseroles in the rectangular baker, especially cheesy casseroles, when the gooey factor is especially important. I make the following recipe for potluck dinners and even for breakfasts, because it is not only delicious, but way too fattening for two people to eat with a clear conscience. I promise it is delicious! How could it not be?
Cheesy Hash Brown Casserole
- 1 2-lb bag frozen hash browns, thawed (I like Ore-Ida Potatoes O’Brien with onions and peppers.)
- 2 C mayonnaise
- 1/2 pound bacon, fried and crumbled
- 1 lb Velveeta
Melt Velveeta and mayonnaise together and stir until smooth. Stir in hash browns and bacon pieces. Pour into 9×13 pan. Bake at 375 for 45 minutes or until top is golden and bubbly.
Don’t forget that I’m having an online Pampered Chef party! Buy yourself or someone you love some stoneware today! They’ll love you for it!