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This sassy duo started a small meal-delivery company in 2006 and have since grown their business to include cookbooks, magazine contributions, recipe creation,speaking engagements, in-home classes, national media appearances, a web series and more!

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Our cookbooks

Retro-chic entertainers and champions of the great American casserole, the Casserole Queens invite you into their kitchen to share recipes that help bring families and friends back around the dinner table. Learn more about their New York Times bestselling debut and their new release, The Casserole Queens Make-a-Meal Cookbook, hitting stands around the country August 2013.

The Queens are currently on tour! Check out the book tour page to see when they’ll be cooking up some excitement in a town near you!

Check out our casserole tote how-to video >

Our recipes

The clock is ticking. Dinner is approaching. Stomachs are growling. Guess who’s not freaking out? YOU! Why? We’ve got you covered. These tried-and-true recipes run the gamut from casseroles to canapés so that there is always something for everyone. Browse some of our favorites from Woman’s Day Magazine, our HUNGRY webisodes, and our blog & books. More >

Culinary services

The Casserole Queens offer full-service recipe creation and testing, as well as recipe writing. Combining the technical expertise of Chef Sandy’s culinary skills and Crystal’s marketing smarts and at-home sensibilities—the Casserole Queens make the perfect team for testing your recipes. More >

Speaking, demos, and classes

“We have worked with a large number of celebrity chefs. Hands down The Casserole Queens were the best to work with. They are not only great at food preparation and presentation but their people skills are second to none! They treat everyone like they are good friends. I would highly recommend these young ladies for any event!”

—John Walden, TLConcepts LLC

Did you read that quote? He said young ladies! But we digress...

About US!

Part kitsch, part dish, all apron. Meet the Casserole Queens, Sandy Pollock and Crystal Cook. New York Times best-selling authors Sandy and Crystal have taken their fresh-from-scratch meals from their home in Austin, Texas to the stages of Throwdown! with Bobby Flay, the TODAY show, QVC and more. In between speaking engagements, book signings and cooking demonstrations, they’re also earning a whole new legion of fans as monthly contributors to Woman’s Day Magazine and as the stars of their own web series on the YouTube food channel, HUNGRY.

What’s a kitchen without a Queen? Well it's like a day without sunshine! Click here to read about how we got started.

In the news!

From the TODAY show studios in Rockefeller Center to the airwaves of SiriusXM—you never know where these Queens may make a royal appearance!

Get in touch!

To contact Crystal and Sandy directly, please send email to [email protected] or call 512.200.3805


Contact Antranig Balian at Mortar Media.


Contact Anna Mintz at Random House.


If you’d like Crystal and Sandy to visit or speak at your event, please get in touch with us at [email protected].

Press Inquiries

Please direct all Casserole Queen press inquiries to [email protected].