Classic Tuna Noodle Casserole combines wide egg noodles, solid white albacore tuna, sliced carrots, optional peas, shallots, Vermont white cheddar, Colby-Jack cheese, topped with panko bread crumbs, and fresh parsley for an easy to make Classic yet updated Casserole that aims to please any Casserole Queen.
On October 5, 1947, President Harry Truman made one of the very 1st televised presidential speech from the White House. In his presidential speech, Truman asked American farmers to cut their use of grain, he also asked the public to avoid meat on Mondays, eggs, and poultry on Thursdays, and to save a serving of bread each day.
Within only a few short days, popular restaurants all over the United States pledged their support to Meatless Mondays while the New York Times newspaper urged readers to write in for a free pamphlet of meatless recipes. After his heartfelt presidential speech, Tuna Noodle Casserole became a popular “Meatless Monday” dish served all across the United States.
Tuna Noodle Casserole these days, is usually associated with a desperate housewife with a few sparse items in her pantry, trying to serve her little family something she can whip up without having to tread foot in her local market that day. Personally, I am one of the many that actually enjoy a good hearty Tuna Noodle Casserole if made properly. Continue reading