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Casserole Queens

The world has its fair share of one-pot cooking—stir fry and noodles from many Asian countries, and who can forget flavorful, slow-simmering cassoulet from France?  But one-pot cooking in America often gets the side-glance, as if something created in a Crock Pot or casserole is somehow inferior food.  Let me introduce you to the Casserole Queens, Crystal Cook and Sandy Pollock.  Their new book “THE CASSEROLE QUEENS COOKBOOK: PUT SOME LOVIN’ IN YOUR OVEN WITH 100 EASY 1-DISH RECIPES” can fill a much-needed void in your dinnertime schedule.  Casseroles have evolved past the 1950s post-war concoctions of canned soup, and thawed proteins.  Instead, try shrimp with seared polenta or a chicken curry dish.  The Casserole Queens offer worldly recipes that are easy to prepare.  THE CASSEROLE QUEENS COOKBOOK is available now from Clarkson Potter for $18, in stores and online.

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