Hello, and welcome back to Will It Casserole?, the column where I take your delicious concepts and re-imagine them as delicious casserole creations. This week we are making a veritable hat-trick of taste, and combining my three favorite football-watching snacks.
Chipotle is now serving queso and, if Twitter is to be believed, no one is impressed. I probably could have taken their word for it, but I am a “journalist” damn it, so I traipsed to the (very recently installed) Chipotle near me and ordered a cup of the dip.
It wasn’t until this last decade that our nation achieved widespread queso familiarity. Before that, queso—for people outside of Texas—was a nebulous concept. Most knew it as the Spanish word for cheese, but few understood it as a stand-alone dish.