Synopses & Reviews
Remeber how delicious and easy a casserole could be? Bubbling cheese, golden pastry, succulent meats, and savory gravies casseroles are comfort food at its best. Maryana Vollstedt, author of the popular cookbooks Pacific Fresh and What's for Dinner?, has updated the casserole with over 250 recipes created for contemporary tastes, with lots of do-ahead, time-saving tips. From an elegant Sole Florentine and a low-fat Garden Lasagna to a kid-pleasing Tuna-Noodle Casserole, plus international classics such as Aroz con Pollo, Osso Bucco, Moussaka, and Coq au Vin, The Big Book of Casseroles is an indispensable resource for anyone who wants to get a great meal on the table for family and friends without a lot of fuss.
"Vollstedt's...reliable collection of robust food encompasses many ethnicities....Recipes are clearly written and carefully worded, and chapters are divided easily by ingredients....An introduction with instructions for making the basic components, freezing casseroles at different stages and reducing fat and calories rounds out this solid effort." Publishers Weekly
Bubbling cheese, golden bread crumbs, tender vegetables, and succulent meats what's not to like about casseroles? Comfort food just doesn't get any cozier, or more convenient. Now, thanks to Maryana Vollstedt, busy cooks don't have to call up Mom in order to make delicious one-dish meals for family and friends. The Big Book of Casseroles boasts over 250 recipes (including low-fat and vegetarian dishes), plus handy planning, freezing, and storage tips. For hot-from-the-oven dinners equally at home in the dining room or on the kitchen table, cooks need look no further than The Big Book of Casseroles, because serious comfort food never goes out of style.
Offers recipes for casseroles featuring seafood, poultry, meat, vegetables, pasta, and grains and legumes, and includes a selection of low-fat casseroles.
Comfort food just doesn't get any cozier or more convenient. This cookbook boasts more than 250 recipes for one-dish meals, including low-fat and vegetarian dishes. Planning, freezing, and storing tips are included.
The Big Book of Casseroles is an instant resource for everyone longing to put a hot meal on the table for family and friends - without a lot of fuss. Over 250 recipes are provided.'
About the Author
Maryana Vollstedt is the author of several cookbooks, including the popular self-published What's for Dinner? series and Pacific Fresh. She lives in Eugene, Oregon.