Not Your Mother's Casseroles

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Not Your Mother's Casseroles

By Faith Durand

Harvard Common Press, Paperback, 9781558324848, 326pp.

Publication Date: January 16, 2011

Description
Simple, fresh, wholesome, and delicious, these one-dish meals fit the way we eat and live today. Author Faith Durand opens up a whole new world of casserole cookery, with more than 200 recipes to suit every taste and lifestyle.Generations of home cooks have turned to the casserole when in need of a quick and easy dinner. These assemble-and-bake meals recall memories of canned vegetables, boxed cheese, and condensed soups. No more In Faith Durand's new book, you will find more than 200 recipes that bring together the simplicity of the one-pot meal with fresh and healthy ingredients to create casseroles that are decidedly "not your mother's." Not Your Mother's Casseroles is organized into chapters including Breakfast, Starters and Spreads, Vegetarian Casseroles, Pastas and Grains, and Desserts. In addition to inspired recipes such as Lemon Brioche French Toast, Spicy Butternut Squash, and Strata with Bacon, Durand has included modern interpretations of classics like Green Bean Casserole and Hearty Lasagna with Sausage. Also featuring vegan recipes and gluten-free offerings, Not Your Mother's Casseroles will suit any dietary preference.


About the Author
By day, Ohio native Faith is executive editor of The Kitchn (thekitchn.com), a popular home cooking and kitchen design blog (sister site to Apartment Therapy) that receives 6 million readers a month and is an active, warm community for home cooks. And by night, Faith writes cookbooks. Her latest, Bakeless Sweets: Pudding, Panna Cotta, Fluff, Icebox Cake, and More No-Bake Desserts, is a bright and modern celebration of the classic puddings, icebox cakes, and no-bake desserts she's so crazy about.Faith has also contributed to O Magazine, Vegetarian Times, and Reader's Digest, and her work has appeared in the Chicago Tribune, New Haven Register, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, and The Columbus Dispatch, among many other newspapers.She lives in Columbus, Ohio, with her husband Mike, a house under permanent renovation, and an ever-growing collection of whisks.