I was craving Tuna noodle casserole, which I haven't had since college, a LONG time ago. It has been around forever, probably as long as Campbell's,which is 150 years! I did change it up, mainly to use up some ingredients that needed using. If you can't stand changes, then stop reading, but this was really good and flavorful! All kidding aside, this is a recipe that is just begging you to use what you have! I didn't have macaroni, so I used egg noodles. I didn't have cream of mushroom, so I used cream of celery (everybody knows cream of anything is pretty much interchangeable!), I had 1/2 of a bell pepper that needed using, so in it went. I had a half of an open can of water chestnuts, so in they went as well. I read somewhere that somebody's grandma used a splash of Worcestershire in hers and I thought that makes sense, because it has anchovies, which gives unami--so I put in a nice splash of unami. I cooked a little too much noodles, but I didn't want to waste. To make up for the extra noodles, I tossed in a half of small container of sour cream that needed to be used and about 1/2 cup of milk. Then I sprinkled with Krazy Jane's Mixed-Up Pepper and a dash of cayenne--just to add more flavor. I messed up by stirring in the cheese and I messed up again by putting the onions on in the beginning (I just covered with foil when it started getting too brown). This was delicious. You cannot mess this up. Oh, and I used 2 cans of tuna and some peas and pimentos, just because...
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I was craving Tuna noodle casserole, which I haven't had since college, a LONG time ago. It...