Emily C. said in her post: "...I assembled the casserole early in the afternoon, and then baked it in the oven right before serving dinner". I'd like to try this for tomorrow (Thanksgiving Day), as a time and cook-top space saver, but won't the pasta continue to cook and absorb the moisture from the heat of the cheese sauce while sitting out, and yield a different (undesired) consistency after baking?
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