One of the most important things you can do to make sure your casserole, potato bake, meat pie, or anything you’re cooking in a casserole dish, turns out well, is how you grease the dish.
This may seem like a straightforward job in the kitchen but nevertheless, it’s important to make sure you do it correctly.
There are many reasons why you should make sure you grease your casserole dish. For one, it makes the release of the dish far easier. Secondly, it makes clean up a breeze.
The first method is to use shortening or butter. Shortening and butter are a good option because they don’t directly affect the taste of the dish too much as other alternatives can.
Step 1. Cut off a little nugget of butter -Use the foil that butter comes in, and use it to smear the butter around the dish.
It greases the dish quite evenly and because you used the foil, you don’t have any butter on your hands and fingers. You then can simply wrap the butter back up with the foil cover that you just used. The end result is a perfectly greased casserole dish.
Another option is to simply use non stick foil. This way you can just line the dish with the foil and its sure to make an easy removal and clean up.
So, what exactly is a casserole dish ?
A casserole is a very common cooking dish used for a variety of different types of oven-cooked dishes. Some other common characteristics of a casserole dish is a glass lid. A casserole dish is usually quite large and deep.
One of the convenient aspects of a casserole dish is that is usually used for cooking and for serving. But as mentioned above, remember to grease your dish correctly or serving will become a real hassle, as well as the cleaning.