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Turkey Tetrazzini

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Turkey Tetrazzini

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Turkey Tetrazzini

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School lunchrooms across the country have come to depend on finger food that doesn't take much time to prepare: chicken nuggets, for example. But in the Seattle School District, Thursday still means turkey tetrazzini, an old-fashioned casserole prepared over several days. NPR's Robert Smith reports on how the dish has survived, how it's prepared, and how the Roosevelt High School kitchen also supplies the tetrazzini for more than three dozen schools.