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Subject: Moosewood Cookbooks
Date Posted: 1/5/2011 4:35 PM ET
Member Since: 7/24/2008
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Anybody out there use any of the Moosewood Cookbooks?

I just received a couple but don't know where to start!  Any favorite recipes?


Thanks in advance  :)

Last Edited on: 1/5/11 4:35 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 1/8/2011 9:22 AM ET
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I have three, one is about 10 years old.  Overall I think they are excellent; I could not pick out any single favorite recipe....My only hesitation with them (not enough to be a problem) is that the dishes are mostly kind of "heavy," or hearty----things that I want more in cold weather, and not so much when it's hot. And since we live in south Florida, that's kind of an issue.....but there are quite a few dishes I cook when it's cooler, like now.

I think they have some newer editions where they have "lightened" things up, and turn more toward lighter, brighter flavors.

Date Posted: 1/16/2011 9:39 PM ET
Member Since: 6/21/2008
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Betty is right.  the dishes are kinda heavy for summer.  but I believe the original Moosewood resturant is in upstate New York. 

I think it is the orginal first cookbook has a recipe on Page 150 ? for Zuccini crusted Pizza that is one of our household favorites.