I might actually like this one! We only had the NYT section! No sugary cereals (the sweetest allowed was Honey Nut Cheerios), no frozen snacks you then bake (except Toaster Strudels, weirdly enough), no pre-made chips, cookies, snack cakes, soda… I think I didn’t know what Hamburger Helper was until I was in my early teens. every day! Your recipe, on the other hand, sounds legit tasty. Do you think I could sub the rest with spelt grains? and I will make it soon:). Lacking warm memories that would anchor my plans to the original iteration of the dish, I instead made this, a wild rice casserole with broccoli and, yes, cheddar cheese sauce, broiled until crisp on top. Insisted on serving them with a disgusting brown gravy, peppers and onions. I often think of that when I see party factories that kids go to nowadays! fettuccine alfredo was made with the noodles (overcooked), a ton of margarine, some low-fat milk and 2 cups of the kraft “parmesan” cheese that comes out of the green can with the yellow lid on top. I especially love the crispy top crust and edges, my favorite part of most casseroles! Loved it then but my tastes are more, ahem, mature nowadays. And cooking is, like, my job. We are also not big broccoli fans at our house.Thanks. I’d never heard of broccoli until I met my husband and it’s a staple on their Thanksgiving table! The leftovers were gone in a flash, I must say. Normally, I would simply roast it up for The Best Roased Broccoli and Cauliflower, but for some reason I wasn’t in the mood. half Cheerios and half Trix/whatever). I also never had that green bean casserole that’s so common around the holidays. Heat 1 tablespoon butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Thank you. Perplexed. The only ones we had were Cheerios and Rice Crispy treats. I remember being at a friends house when I was 16. *sigh* After that I decided to let her off the hook and “allowed” her to make my birthday cakes. So cheesy! Love that your recipe uses wild rice. The basic recipe is fabulous just as written, but it also offers so many possibilities for customizing to personal tastes, dietary restrictions, or just using up what’s in the fridge! I had to eat fancy things like osso bucco whilst my friends got to eat meat and three veg of which one of the vegetables had to be potato. So, while today I pretty much can’t bear to think about velveeta, cream of mushroom soup or wonder bread, I can’t complain :-). We were denied boxed mac and cheese, AND Velveeta – this is the creamy version we grew up with! :). Instead of just cheddar, I used three types of cheese: white cheddar, sharp English cheddar, and blue cheese. * Of course now, being older, I recall fondly and sometimes crave the food of my youth — even the Kraft! Next time, we’ll be doubling the amounts of rice and broccoli for the same quantity of cheese sauce and cheese. P.S. On the table were those little Smucker’s jelly packs, and I excitedly opened a packet of grape jelly and spread it on my toast. More vividly, my son discovered boxed macaroni and cheese at a friend’s house. Wonderful! I’m the processed food denying mom, it almost broke my heart when my 9 yr old son’s birthday dinner request was Kraft Mac N Cheese. Still have not succeeded recreating Ugly Duckling cake (involves cake mix, coconut, fruit cocktail and lots of eggs and butter). I never once had macaroni and cheese until I was in college. So I made this without the rice. So delicious. What added insult to injury was that my brother, six years younger, was allowed to have pretty much whatever he wanted. I made it for dinner tonight. This looks delicious – I have made the Cheez Whiz broccoli casserole in the very distant past. I wasn’t allowed to eat pork products or shrimp, lobster, crab, catfish… Anything that could be construed as Biblically “unclean”. My mom used to make chicken broccoli casserole. Do you think it could be made the day ahead and then baked just before serving? Every time you describe how you ate growing up its like an echo of my own food upbringing, although we were allowed the occasional lucky charms at least. delicious!! I have a 3 year old and 2 year old and have no clue how any parent ever gets dinner on the table. I tend to be pretty generous with cheese, but even 4 oz seemed almost too much. I can’t eat onions without serious regret (can’t even be around them if someone else is chopping). Was good and would be delicious with the addition of the Wild Rice! My mother used to make that broccoli cheese casserole with gobs of Velveeta, then it was topped with crushed Ritz crackers that had been sauteed in BUTTER! I guess we were lucky! Ollie – melt 2T butter in a saucepan. This recipe is a total WIN! Your email address will not be published. I can’t wait to have the leftovers, maybe with shredded rotisserie chicken or a fried egg? My mom is still a great cook—at 82, she prepares wonderful, home-cooked meals from great ingredients, nothing fancy but all good. Quick question: Where does the chicken broth come in? Instant Pot Broccoli and Cheddar Soup Move over Panera! We made this for dinner a couple of days ago. But before that, I have a very vague memory of canned cream of mushroom soup poured over toast – which I ate with pleasure then, but wretch at the thought of now. Canned vegetables mostly; I especially remember slimy asparagus, little LeSeur peas, sliced canned beets, and if we were good children and ate our slime, Junket for dessert–what a treat! Thx! Author: Meagan; Print Recipe. Delicious. Otherwise—yum–ruined Uncle Ben’s forever for us! Almonds. What a surprise–artichokes, tomatoes on the vine, goat cheese, garlic, for God’s sake, pasta that wasn’t spaghetti and jarred sauce. Twinkies, and Ding-Dongs, and Pop-Tarts, and that awful cheese in a can stuff… (pretty much substitute your mother’s list, with the exception of the sugary cereals, we got those on weekends). We did a lot of bouncing back and forth from house to house. I dont usually make creamy casserole type dishes so this was a departure from the norm for us. :). I could have polished it all off but will save some for tomorrow with sausages. I made this tonight and it was great. Thank god I got wiser as well as older :). Thank you for creating a perfect recipe! Deb, thanks as always – it was absolutely delicious. Hi Deb! Next time I’ll try a more reliable rice (likely the Near East that someone mentioned). I do things like this because I never know when my son is only going to eat half a meal, or which half it will be so I end up putting more things out for family meals to cover … whims. although when i grew up and had my own children i limited their junk food exactly the same way! I was in charge of sorting through the coupons in the Sunday paper (you bet I was scouring for those Pringles coupons, and no, there were hardly any if at all). These days, I get a tingle whenever I see a can of Pringles, but then I read the label and remember that the flavor wasn’t as good as I remember. Description. My friends’ moms loved having me over for dinner because I gushed over homemade lasagna and fresh (not canned!) I love the color and hint of sweetness the carrot provides, and nutmeg is the surprise ingredient that makes nearly any cheese-based savory sauce sing. Baked for an hour. And Lucky Charms, because of the sugar (only Cheerios, granola, and occasionally Trix were allowed). Yum! Smelly egg salad on whole-wheat bread (I love it, now!) I’m slightly envious of all the delicious homemade foods you grew up with, Deb. Not only were we refused sugary cereals, but we were not allowed to spoon sugar onto our non-sugared cereals (the neighbors downstairs had a bowl of sugar they could pour over corn flakes, etc). I suspect I just didn’t want to miss out on getting a treat, whether it was a good treat or not. Being a child of Bangladeshi immigrant parents, we always had curry and rice for dinner. Could you substitute quinoa for the wild rice? I was a pancake fiend and those featured prominently, as he would make a large batch one morning and then we would eat them for the next few days. Recipes . Add a bit of water when browned with a lid just in until tender then crisped up a bit with the gravy. When I discovered Ina Garten’s pastitsio recipe, I felt so validated. It reminds me a little of the wild rice casserole from your book, but that was definitely a side, this one looks like I might be able to get away with serving it on its own though…. To this day I love spinach, but I don’t eat baby food spinach, just fresh spinach, and not for dessert. I had a soft drink for lunch EVERY day. Now I can’t stand them except your home made variety. OK…maybe not really, but it was delicious. Food that I was denied as a child? my 5 year-old is currently on a campaign for veggie chips [the fried, pastel ones- not real, baked veggie slices]. In general liked the food I ate growing up and never felt deprived. I’ll have to try this one, which looks much safer :). Nutella. My whole elementary years were plagued with tough Lithuanian rye bread sandwiches though. My mother is a horrible cook, but I did like her broccoli cheese casserole (when she remembered all the ingredients). I loved it and am lucky that we had such amazing food. Hubby loved it! My mum made everything from scratch, and nothing that was traditionally British except the Sunday roast (because as a child she knew exactly what was for dinner by what day of the week it was and her dad didn’t like ‘any of that foreign muck’), so we got stir fries, pastas, curries and more. I made this with Trader Joe’s wild rice done in the rice cooker, and stupidly did not check it before mixing it into the casserole; it wasn’t done. No Hostess snacks, no sugary cereal, no soda, no fast food, yet for some reason, my friends always wanted to eat at my house. Your use of the wild blend in this recipe is a ‘genius’ idea and delicious. (A gruyere or Swiss-like cheese would be good too.). Wild rice makes a nice change. My husband has recently abandoned his nostalgic faves such as Hamburger Helper. And my mom didn’t cook with salt! Ours was a thoroughly modern home with all the culinary conveniences. To this day I’ll wander around the freezer section completely mesmerized by all the stuff you can get. Good times. I don’t usually make dishes with “cheese sauce”, being a Weight Watcher from the aforementioned times, but I made this last night for our daughter, who is expecting and currently has peculiar taste preferences. Delish! The first thing I bought as an “adult” was a huge bag of Cinnamon Toast Crunch, which was good, but I think I only ate it as dessert. I had a friend who got a little waxed paper bag filled with potato chips every day in her lunch that I simply longed for. Just made this today, perfect for the cold and wintry night. (forever bowing to the meals you put on my table!!). I have a love/hate relationship with broccoli cheddar soup. I never met the broccoli cheese casserole until a dreaded Thanksgiving potluck I first attended as an adult. I’ve been making a lot of recipes from this site and they’ve all been great. It’s cheesy, creamy, rich, comforting, 100% plant-based, oil-free and super easy to make. Have you made this a day ahead and how did it hold up? 30.09.2015 - broccoli cheddar soup, a food drink post from the blog smitten kitchen, written by deb perelman on Bloglovin’ Four years ago: Monkey Bread with Cream Cheese Glaze and Cauliflower and Caramelized Onion Tart M2 has a thing about broccoli cheddar soup. Your first picture is the kind that literally makes a person want to drop everything and run to the store, buy the ingredients and whip this up…even if it is 9 a.m.! I ate my first artichoke while still in a high chair when I had enough teeth to scrape the leaf. Long time follower, first time commenter. My mom and I have expanded our cooking greatly in the last 40 years. Peel broccoli stems and dice them into large chunks. We mostly had take out pizza. Just if you need more datapoints. Not for me. To this day, i cannot buy junk food. All those things you mentioned at the beginning of your post? When I tell friends about this custom, they can’t believe it. Of course, you can make it as smooth or chunky as you want. I thought it was a little greasy/rich with that amount of cheese on top, so will cut back on that next time, unless I’m serving a very lean meat/fish to accompany it. Top with any mozzerella, mexican cheese or eve some chedder. quality stuff! Also, a co-worker from back in the 70’s (yes, I said the 70’s) turned me onto Shake and Bake for pork. My extremist health nut mother only equipped us with brown foods: I also halved the amount of cheddar as we don’t like things too cheesy, and I sprinkled some Parmesan along with the cheddar on top. M&Ms were only for potty-training. I’m Mexican and we grew up eating rice, beans, chicken and caldo. Added three cups veggie broth , heated up, hit with the stick blender and added more cheese. You’re looking for 2 cups when you’re done. I was so wracked with inner conflict. This looks fantastic. My parents’ neighbor started giving my sister and me boxes of Cap’n Crunch for Christmas because it was so special. Only adjustment I made was to start adding in the milk and then broth a little sooner than the recipe suggested as the gluten free flour tends to seize up a little. Broccoli Cheddar Soup from Smitten Kitchen with notes from KW*: Servings: 4 to 6 (soup was tripled for our benefit) Time: 45 minutes; Instead of 1 cup half-and-half, you could use 1/2 cup milk + 1/2 cup heavy cream, 1/2 cup heavy cream + 1/2 cup additional stock or broth. make this tonight, people!!! Oh the injustice! Thanks! We were never allowed the seriously sugary cereal either. And two, my daughter is the same way – thou shalt not let any grain touch something else…. Subscribe to our email list, and never miss a single Recipe, Tip Guide, or Newsletter! My mum, on a pretty small budget and working, combined fresh and convenience. Stir. There are creamy soups with coconut milk (pumpkin, carrot) and rustic soups with chunks of pork, cabbage, and beans. I want to make this as a side for Thanksgiving! I have weird kids I know. I could go on and on here. I finally tried spaghetti-os in college and realized Mom had been protecting us all these years from mushy pasta in ketchup.She loved us a lot! Seriously. I just spent 20 min. The cheese sauce is amazing! I add chicken (cut up cooked breasts or leftover rotisserie) and usually double it to make two casseroles. Add rice to onion and cook for 1 minute, then add 1 1/3 cups water and a few pinches of salt. [As Deb tops of her coffee with more whiskey, as she always does after preschool drop-off…]. Maybe not this morning, but in the next day or two. Laurie — Glad it was a hit. Author: Meagan; Print Recipe. Always fun to recreate ramen now as an adult! This dish comes together in a SNAP. Not surprisingly, there are about a million recipes for broccoli cheese soup on the interwebs. After a car accident when I was pregnant with my second son, I remember telling the insurance agent dealing with my case that I had to feed my family fish sticks because my mobility was limited. I also added a few cups of organic mixed vegetables from Costco because my kids pick around broccoli. I just made this because it had nostalgia written all over it. Except when I was the only kid in my kindergarten class without those gushers things…. Oh, this looks wonderful! I never had anything like this growing up. The way you write makes me feel like we’re two girlfriends sitting in a coffee shop shooting the breeze. Sodium might be high, but you can adjust that too. I even remember when I was in high school complaining to my mother (who worked third shift, no less) that all I wanted was some cereal for breakfast (even though the only ones allowed were Kix, plain shredded wheat, and cheerios) and couldn’t I just have that instead of homemade muffins, pancakes, crepes, french toast, omlets, etc. Highly recommended. All that said, I cannot WAIT for “mymotherwasaterriblecook.com”…BRING IT!! My kids can’t believe that we ate meat just about every night. Add the chicken broth, bay leaves and nutmeg, then season with salt and pepper and bring to a simmer. Our memories can often be better than the reality. I couldn’t easily find a wild rice blend, so went with straight wild rice from TJ’s. I was not familiar with baking broccoli with cheese until I reached my early 20s. I’m excited to try this version though! My mom baked our bread (wah!) I might make this for passover now that we can use rice! I make a Broccoli and Cheese casserole from those days very similar to this one but I use spaghetti and layer it. The recipe says to use 2/3 cup chicken stock, but couldn’t find where that was supposed to be used. And yeah, we did get cereals. Thank you, thank you thank you! Might remake and make with soy milk. Because it will never not be funny. When I was very young and was visiting my Italian girlfriend across the street, her mother sliced Italian bread and spread real butter on it: thought I died and went to heaven. A Pinterest search was far too overwhelming to narrow it down, but then I googled it and up popped Smitten Kitchen’s Broccoli Cheddar Soup recipe. Everytime she did my dad would complain and say he wanted his frijoles. I also don’t recall ever eating a broccoli casserole, but this looks like the way to do it! Also, we only had canned veggies, i.e., soggy asparagus, etc. Mother didn’t cook much of a variety but I can understand why; my dad was a picky eater most times, though when they visited us for a week after his heart attack he came back for seconds after every meal. Thanks for that. Thanks for the recipe! Anna — It could totally be a main dish, with or without an egg on top, but I roasted some sweet Italian-style chicken sausages with it. Yeah, we had them, no big deal. I was mostly obedient to this Red 40 ban; I say mostly because I remember one time in second or third grade when my teacher was handing out Twizzlers and it occurred to me, “Hey! We had Shake-n-Bake, Hamburgerhelper, Jello, Miracle Whip, margarine, Kraft mac-n-cheese, Velvetta, Cool Whip, Spam, Tang, Wonder bread, Kool-Aid, baloney, Carnation Instant Breakfast, Pop-Tarts, iceberg lettuce, fruits and vegetables came from cans. Your 4-year old will appreciate it someday! My husband HAAAAATES cheese on his broccoli because his mom always smothered mushy overcooked veggies in velveeta. I won’t say that we were really deprived of tasty things growing up, but we only got a sweetened cereal once a year, during our birthday weeks. It was not so set in stone that we weren’t permitted to have it on occasion, but in general it was a no-no. Little more flour or less broth wouldve probably helped. Going back for more broccoli now…. Both my mom and dad were very good cooks and as kids we somehow learned to appreciate that. We had the best time meeting you at Manuel’s and we hope you have another cookbook and you come back to visit. Must be a more elegant version for today! I wouldn’t use it now, but for many years I thought it was delicious and my kids loved it. Nov 1, 2019 - For reasons I cannot — for once, I mean, good riddance — articulate, I spent half the summer, the half I was gestating this tiny moppet, with a nonstop craving for broccoli cheddar soup… Now, I could just kiss my mother for feeding us healthfully and teaching me to cook from scratch. This recipe was wonderful! Whisk in the flour and cook until golden, 3 to 4 minutes, then gradually whisk in the half-and-half until smooth. Don’t get me wrong, the flavors were all there. Ever since I have not been able to put any sugar on yoghurt on coffee on tea etc… so yes, I get it too now mom… but sugar cubes? (used the stem in a stir fry). Yes, I just said Spam. It sounds absolutely delightful. Kids are hilarious. I toasted Panko breadcrumbs and garlic in olive oil for the topping instead of the cheese. Made this last night and it’s a keeper! I envied the homemade meals my friends got. So many times I would love to print them out but you do not have a “print” on your recipes. I grew up in a frozen fish stick, condensed soup, white bread household. Alot. Squishy white bread and margarine! Also made the cherry cornmeal upside down cake to go with it. My father hates pasta, so getting traditional spaghetti and meatballs only happened recently when my 1/2 Italian husband was at the table. When my mom started staying home after my brother was born, she became a born-again granola mom, home-made bread and carob brownies. 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour Add the flour and cheese, and continue to mix together. What I would have loved my mother to make: real, Italian meatballs with spaghetti. I Don’t have wild rice, can I use white rice? Oh how I miss Gourmet magazine! Like, like, like… just stop it. Made this tonight, and followed the recipe exactly. Oh this looks great! If my mom was in a good mood she’d let us buy Honey Nut Cheerios. I WANTED BALLS. My mother always had white bread with margarine: yuck. I never got to drink Kool-Aid or chew bubble gum. No broccoli casserole at our house, but a turkey tetrazzini based on cream of mushroom soup and spaghetti that evokes similar horrors was a frequent player in the rotation. Add the onions and carrots and saute until softened, 3-5 minutes. This is awesome! And guess what? Hard to imagine that! I wanted to make a broccoli dish the other day, and she reminded me that the only way she’ll eat it is in that casserole. This is one of family’s go to recipes- thank you!!! Delicious! Thanks! As for friends’ indulgences, I loved going to my best friend’s house where her mom would make us “cheesy potatoes” (mashed potatoes L.O.A.D.E.D. The recipe was made exactly as written, I probably could have gotten the cheese sauce a little thicker, but I was getting hungry. Pringles. I drank some and immediately threw up. French girl here! Mom doled them out by the chip. Taco Bell, Burger King, and Wendy’s were okay, but McDonald’s was a no-go. Added some toasted walnuts to the rice mixture to give it a bit more texture. Tuna noodle casserole (still haven’t had any) and lasagna. Not sure what I did wrong. Made in a giant cast-iron pan. I would love to try it, but my son is allergic to mustard. Also, if we had peanut butter, we also had a thinly sliced onion. When I was a kid, she did indeed use the mayo and Campbell’s soup shortcut, though now that it has morphed into a meatless broccoli-cauliflower side dish, she makes it with a proper Mornay sauce. Mmmmm … when I think of this, I think of a very full belly and stories around the family table. We never used rice. my mother was a horrible cook. I am vegetarian and she eats mostly meat free too. This box includes six pouches of Simple Kitchen's (a ReadyWise Company brand) Creamy Cheddar Broccoli Soup. She also had this weird thing about eating runny egg yolks. https://www.thekitchn.com/hamburger-cabbage-soup-recipe-sweet-cs-265752 I don’t miss the processed foods I grew with, although every now and then I get a craving for that brownie that came with the Kid’s Cuisine frozen dinners! Soooo I know what you’re thinking EW GROSS! On special occasions, he would give us a small glass of that heavenly, smooth substance as a reward. So not just full on wild rice – do you have a brand/suggestion? You could use leftover rotisserie chicken as well. Followed the directions to the letter and it worked perfectly! Well, most of us. The other one was Christmas – being Jewish we didn’t celebrate it but my brothers and I desperately wanted a tree and presents and a turkey! I also like that you used most of the broccoli stalk…too many people throw them away not realizing how much flavor and how tender they are. I grew up with an Armenian family. M2 has a thing about broccoli cheddar soup. He would buy us some Halvah that would be shared between us four kids. The rice was always boxed rice pilaf served on the side. Thanks for sharing your recipe and glad you’re bringing a dish like this back into the world! Oh man.. We just wanted OREOS. Made this exactly as written and loved it as a side. Sprinkle remaining cheese over top. No processed junk, except, of course, for the velveeta-based cheese sauce that she tried to convince me would make the broccoli taste better. He would also make oatmeal, or eggs, and mostly turkey bacon, but sometimes we got the real stuff. Spaghetti-o’s were verboten in our house. – saute onions a bit, then continue with the cheese sauce instructions My neighbors always had this stuff and I was so jealous. My mom always just cooked the vegetable and put it on the plate. It might be my favorite brown OR white rice EVER; it was so plump and round, like farro, but no germ. Thanks Deb! Thanks for the recipe! This looks delicious! Caitlin M — Thank you! I love anything with rice and cheese and sauce. I grew up on many of the things you were denied – the Hamburger Helper, the Kraft Mac and Cheese, the Rice A Roni, and yes, the Cheez Whiz (also, the cheese that came in the weird aerosol can – EZ Cheez?). I doubled it and found it to be a bit… soupy? Last few minutes I upped the kid-friendliness by topping with fried onions from Trader Joe’s. It was an elaborate layered cake in the shape of a castle. Oh man. White Castle I think it’s pretty good too! And what do you think my son’s food blog will be called? Was it a cream sauce? Thank you! Made this tonight with brown rice, and I had some shredded chicken in broth in the freezer that I also threw in after using the broth. Jill — It might. I was thinking I could make it a day ahead and skip the broiler part until right before we serve it. Well this Aussie has never had broccoli cheese and this is going to be dinner tomorrow night… looks delish. Add broccoli and simmer partially covered until broccoli … I didn’t even know it existed until you posted this recipe! Next time I’ll add some feta to the cheese on top too. I made the rice the day before so it was pretty easy to throw all the ingredients together. Imagine my shock as an adult when I noticed it nearly everywhere! and now this might be the version that I adopt! I’m trying a new recipe.”. I was never allowed candy except at Halloween, and even then my mother would first inspect the entire contents of my loot bag before she passed it, much diminished, onto me. 565 g broccoli, finely chopped. I usually roast the broccoli instead of boiling because I like the added flavour/can’t stand casseroles that are even thinking about getting watery. LOL Eating healthier wouldn’t have been a bad thing. I was denied Pringles because there was never a coupon for Pringles. My childhood was similar, but there were occasional preservative and chemical-laden treats that were thrilling! My first taste of this type of casserole was from my MILaw, I was in my 30’s. Melt the butter in a large Dutch oven over medium heat. I did use heavy cream instead of whole milk. I can’t wait to try it. My kids complained that there was no hamburger helper in our home, and they still managed to grow up to be “normal” human beings. Well, you could start with the classics; this broccoli cheddar soup gets extra flavor from roasted broccoli, and extra creaminess from a potato. And we topped it with bread crumbs and extra sharp cheese. If jelly was added, sans the onion, it was then buttered and grilled, like cheese. Made this today using Smart Balance, almond milk and vegetable Better Than Bouillon and it was delicious! I laughed so hard I was crying! I, on the hand, would love to eat at your house…. Very healthy, but boring. So looking forward to enjoying this tonight while we are avoiding the weather! 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