Produce that's presliced, such as the mushrooms in the casserole listed below, can be a lifesaver when you want to use fresh produce but are short on time. Just make sure that the mushrooms look fresh in the package. If they appear shrunken or wrinkled, don't buy them. Use mushrooms within two days after you purchase them.
Try this Kitchen Shortcut with Creamy Chicken-and-Rice Casserole!