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Not Your Mother’s® Casseroles

Not Your Mother’s® Casseroles

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.”

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Not Your Mother’s® Fondue

Not Your Mother’s® Fondue

Fondue is back on top when it comes to casual entertaining at home. It’s easy, interactive, and fun dining for everyone. Professional chef Hallie Harron covers everything you need to get started, including what kind of pots work best, how to serve fondue, how to calculate quantities of fondue and dippers depending on the number of diners, what to serve for sides and drinks, and other tips and techniques that will help you put together a fun and frenzy-free fondue party.

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Not Your Mother’s® Microwave Cookbook

Not Your Mother’s® Microwave Cookbook

Do you think of your microwave as simply a fast way to reheat leftovers? Think again! Microwave ovens offer a convenient, safe, and energy-efficient way to prepare breakfast, lunch, dinner, and even drinks and dessert.

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Not Your Mother’s® Slow Cooker Family Favorites

Not Your Mother’s® Slow Cooker Family Favorites

Beth Hensperger knows what families want: kid-friendly fare that’s wholesome, economical, and appealing to adults, too. And she knows what busy parents need: recipes that do all that and come together quickly with a minimum of muss and fuss.

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Not Your Mother’s® Slow Cooker Cookbook

Not Your Mother’s® Slow Cooker Cookbook

Already a classic, this first book in the Not Your Mother’s® series made home cooks everywhere fall in love with their slow cookers all over again.

See why the Times Union called this book, “One of the best… a compilation of recipes that is thoroughly modern, covering a wide flavor spectrum.”

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Not Your Mother’s® Slow Cooker Recipes for Two

Not Your Mother’s® Slow Cooker Recipes for Two

With recipes designed especially for the small slow cooker, this cookbook is just what singles and small families need.

See why the Ann Arbor News says, “These recipes are fresh and sophisticated.”

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Not Your Mother’s® Slow Cooker Recipes for Entertaining

Not Your Mother’s® Slow Cooker Recipes for Entertaining

When you need to feed a crowd, your slow cooker is indispensable! Put together a tantalizing entrée hours before your guests arrive. Or turn your slow cooker into a fondue pot, chafing dish, punch bowl, soup tureen… the possibilities are deliciously endless!

Find out why About.com says, “The recipes will definitely inspire. From classic to creative, and spanning all cuisines and levels of formality, there’s something for everyone here.”

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Not Your Mother’s® Weeknight Cooking

Not Your Mother’s® Weeknight Cooking

You really can have a hearty, delicious meal prepped, cooked, and served in under an hour.

Think it’s not possible? Test us out! Try Baked Halibut Parmesan, Hungarian Paprika Chicken, or, yes, the Ratatouille Tortilla Pizza.

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