[Sca-cooks] Lutheran binders

Pixel, Goddess and Queen pixel at hundred-acre-wood.com
Wed Aug 3 07:44:40 PDT 2011

"Hotdish" is a regional term, though, mostly used in the northern plains 
states. Which, coincidentally or not, are where most of the Scandhoovians 
settled. Down in Chicagoland it's a casserole, not a hotdish.

Margaret, who is from Chicagoland and now lives in the northern plains

On Tue, 2 Aug 2011, Johnna Holloway wrote:

> Came across this article and saved it for a silly season discussion
> on Lutheran Binders.
> "and a binder, which is typically a creamy soup, like cream of mushroom. In 
> fact, canned cream of mushroom soup, which was introduced by Campbell?s in 
> 1934, is referred to as ?Lutheran binder? in some regional cookbooks because 
> it was so commonly used in these dishes, which are a staple, to this day, at 
> Lutheran church functions."
> http://tinyurl.com/3ucc7rq
> Hooked on Hotdish Casseroles By Jessie Price, "Hooked on Hotdish," 
> September/October 2010
> Too hot by far to make one this summer. Maybe this discussion should move to 
> Gulf Wars silly season.
> Johnnae

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