Easy Baked Polenta

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Appears in Cook's Country October/November 2012

    

We wanted to skip the endless stirring and simply pop some polenta in the oven and still have it come out creamy and lump-free. Were we kidding ourselves?

SERVES6 to 8

TIME1¼ hours

Easy Baked Polenta

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Creamy polenta—basically a porridge of cornmeal and water—is a comforting Italian side dish, but cooking it on the stovetop means up to a half-hour of nonstop stirring. Using the same ratio of cornmeal to water (1:4) and the right kind of p...

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